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This text makes the case for improved and strengthened parliamentary involvement in the Millennium Development Goals. Each of the four sections tackles a particular aspect of parliamentary work on this topic and draws on the extensive expertise of the author. Section 1 discusses the role of parliamentarians in rich and developing countries in meeting the MDGs; section 2 covers legislatures in pursuit of the MDGs; section 3 details best practices for European Union Parliamentarians looking to contribute to the MDGs; finally, section 4 collects references on parliamentary work on MDGs.