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Millennium Development Goals

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Origins of the Millennium Development Goals
Created in 2000 by UN and leaders of more than 150 countries.
Reasons for the Millennium Development Goals
A plan to improve the world so all could have the opportunity to achieve sustainable prosperity and development.
Eridicate
Extreme Hunger and Poverty
Achieve
Universal Primary Education
Promote
Gender Equality and Empower Women
Reduce
Child Mortality
Improve
Maternal Health
Combat
HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Other Diseases
Ensure
Environmental Sustainability
Develop
A Global Partnership for Development
Eradicate Hunger and Poverty Target
Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people whose income is less than $1 a day
Eradicate Hunger and Poverty Target
Achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all, including women and young people
Eradicate Hunger and Poverty Target
Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people who suffer from hunger
Achieve Universal Primary Education Target
Ensure that, by 2015, children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling
Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women Target
Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education, preferably by 2005, and in all levels of education no later than 2015
Reduce Child Mortality Target
Reduce by two thirds, between 1990 and 2015, the under-five mortality rate
Improve Maternal Health Target
Reduce by three quarters the maternal mortality ratio
Improve Maternal Health Target
Achieve universal access to reproductive health
Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Other Diseases Target
Have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS
Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Other Diseases Target
Achieve, by 2010, universal access to treatment for HIV/AIDS for all those who need it
Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Other Diseases Target
Have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the incidence of malaria and other major diseases
Environmental Sustainability Target
Integrate the principles of sustainable development into country policies and programmes and reverse the loss of environmental resources
Environmental Sustainability Target
Reduce biodiversity loss, achieving, by 2010, a significant reduction in the rate of loss
Environmental Sustainability Target
Halve, by 2015, the proportion of the population without sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation
Environmental Sustainability Target
By 2020, to have achieved a significant improvement in the lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers
Develop a Global Partnership for Development Target
Develop further an open, rule-based, predictable, non-discriminatory trading and financial system
Develop a Global Partnership for Development Target
Address the special needs of least developed countries
Develop a Global Partnership for Development Target
Address the special needs of landlocked developing countries and small island developing States
Develop a Global Partnership for Development Target
Deal comprehensively with the debt problems of developing countries
Develop a Global Partnership for Development Target
In cooperation with pharmaceutical companies, provide access to affordable essential drugs in developing countries
Develop a Global Partnership for Development Target
In cooperation with the private sector, make available benefits of new technologies, especially information and communications
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