“We, the representatives of the peoples of the world…commit ourselves to the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation and to expedite the achievement of the time-bound… targets contained therein.”

Plan of Implementation:

"reduce, by 2015, mortality rates for infants and children under 5 by two thirds, and maternal mortality rates by three quarters, of the prevailing rate in 2000 and reduce disparities between and within developed and developing countries as quickly as possible"

World Summit on Sustainable Development
4 September 2002