|“In early December, 1995, under the auspices of the AD2000 Movement, Christian leaders from 77 countries met in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to launch Joshua Project 2000 – a five-year initiative to help establish church planting movements in strategic places around the world. At the heart of Joshua Project 2000 were approximately 1,700 peoples whom mission leaders have agreed are most in need of a church planting effort. Of these 2.2 billion ‘Joshua Project Peoples,’ nearly 90% live in the 10/40 Window.”
At the Billy Graham Conference on Evangelism at Amsterdam, the Joshua Project 2000 suggested targeting 253 UPGs with the following characteristics.
"Table 71" is a loose association of Christian organizations committed to working together in partnership among the remaining unreached people groups in the world.