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Sunday, 26 June 2011

Millennium Development Goals

The Goals

MDG Monitor

Goal 1 - Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger


Goal 2 - Achieve universal primary education



 Goal 3 - Promote gender equality and empower women






Goal 4 - Reduce child mortality



Goal 5 - Improve maternal health

Goal 6 - Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases 



Goal 7 - Ensure environmental sustainability



Goal 8 - Develop a global partnership for development

Millennium Development Goals

The eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) evolved from the Millennium Summit in 2000.
Leaders and Heads of State of 189 countries met in New York in September 2000 at the United Nations Millennium Summit to discuss the major problems affecting the developing world.
From the Summit came the Millennium Declaration, and a year later a series of eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) was issued with the overarching aim of reducing poverty by half by 2015.
Targets and indicators

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