Millenial and Sustainable Development Goals
Terms in this set (28)
reduce hunger and poverty
MDG, the target of reducing extreme rates of poverty and hunger (met five years ahead of the 2015 deadline)
True or false. Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger is an MDG.
achieve universal primary education
MDG, ensure that by 2015 children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling, especially in developing regions
promote gender equality and empower women
MDG, eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education by 2005, and in all levels no later than 2015
True or false. The MDGs aimed to reduce child mortality by two thirds.
improve maternal health
MDG, reduce maternal mortality ratio by three quarters, achieve universal access to reproductive health
combat HIV/AIDs, malaria, and other diseases
MDG, halt and begin to reverse spread of HIV/AIDS by 2015 as well as provide universal treatment (same for malaria and other diseases)
ensure environmental sustainability
MDG, integrate the principles of sustainable development into country policies and programs and reverse the loss of environmental resources, reduce biodiversity loss, provide more people with safe drinking water, improve the lives of slum dwellers through the use of sanitation
develop a global partnership for development
MDG, develop further an open, rule-based, predictable, non-discriminatory trading and financial system, address the special needs of least developed countries, address the special needs of landlocked and small island developing countries, deal comprehensively with the debt problems of developing countries, provide access to affordable essential drugs in developing counties, and in cooperation with the private sector, make available benefits of new technologies, especially information and communications
end poverty in all its forms everywhere
SDG, eliminate the number of people living on less than a $1.25 a day, implement social protection systems, ensure equal access to economic resources
end hunger, achieve food security, and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
SDG, ensure access by all people to safe and nutritious food year round, end malnutrition, double agricultural productivity, prevent problems such as drought and floods, etc.
True or false. The MDGs not only aimed to reduce hunger, but also to enhance nutrition and food security.
ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
SDG, reduce global maternal mortality ratio, end preventable deaths of newborns, end epidemics of AIDS, TB, malaria, and other diseases, strengthen prevention and treatment of substance abuse, decrease global deaths and injuries from traffic accidents, ensure worldwide access to sexual and reproductive health care services, etc.
ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning
SDG, girls and boys complete free, quality primary and secondary education, ensure equal access for all men and women to affordable technical, vocational, and tertiary education, eliminate gender disparities in education, etc.
achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
SDG, end all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere including violence, sexual exploitation, unpaid care, leadership opportunities, access to sexual and reproductive health, legislation for gender equality, etc.
True or false. One SDG is to ensure access to water and sanitation for all.
True or false. One MDG is to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all.
promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
SDG, sustain per capita economic growth, achieve higher levels of productivity, develop policies that support decent job creation and entrepreneurship, protect labor rights, develop mechanisms for sustainable tourism, etc.
build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
SDG, develop infrastructure to develop economic growth, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization, increase access to small scale industrial enterprises, enhance scientific research, support domestic technology development, etc.
reduce inequality within and among countries
SDG, achieve and sustain income growth, promote inclusion of all people regardless of background (ex. age, gender, race, nationality, etc.), ensure equal opportunity through the elimination of discriminatory laws, adopt social protection, improve regulation and global monitoring, facilitate orderly, safe, and regular migration, etc.
make cities inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable
SDG, in cities, ensure access to affordable and safe housing and transportation systems, reduce adverse environmental impact, provide universal access to free and public spaces, support links between urban and rural areas, etc.
ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
SDG, achieve sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources, reduce waste generation, encourage companies to adopt sustainable practices, educate people about sustainable lifestyles, etc.
take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
SDG, strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity of climate, integrate climate change measures into national polices and strategies, improve education and awareness on climate change
conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas, and marine resources
SDG, reduce marine pollution, protect marine ecosystems, end illegal and unreported/unregulated fishing, conserve coastal and marine areas, increase scientific knowledges to improve ocean health
sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss
SDG, ensure conservation and restoration of various habitats, halt deforestation, take urgent action to halt biodiversity loss, end poaching and trafficking, increases financial resources to conserve biodiversity and ecosystems
True or false. The SDGs aim to accomplish its goals largely by 2020.
promote just, peaceful, and inclusive societies
SDG, reduce all forms of violence, abuse, trafficking, torture, corruption, bribery, and weapon use, provide legal identity for all including birth registration, promote and enforce non-discriminatory laws and policies
revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development
SDG, enhance economic stability, global partnerships and domestic resources through intensified cooperation