MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS

 

What are the Millennium Development Goals?

The eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been derived from the UN Millennium Declaration which was adopted during the Millennium Summit in 2000. They range from halving extreme poverty to halting the spread of HIV/AIDS and providing universal primary education, all by the target date of 2015 - form a blueprint agreed to by all the world's countries and the entire world's leading development institutions. They have galvanized unprecedented efforts to meet the needs of the world's poorest.

Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
Improve Maternal Health
Achieve Universal Primary Education Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases
Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
Ensure Environmental Sustainability
Reduce Child Mortality Develop Global Partnership for Development

Useful Links:

MDGs Global website

Global MDG monitor

Millennium Development Goals Indicators

UNDP's Leadership on MDGs

Tracking Support for the MDGs

        Millennium Development Goals for Students

MDGs Process Milestones:

2010 Summit on the Millennium Development Goals

2008 High-level Event on the MDGs

2005 World Summit

2002 UN Millennium Project

2002 UN Millennium Campaign

        2000 Millennium Summit

Multimedia

Make it Happen (4 min.)

Accelerating Progress on the MDG (8 min.)

Millennium Development Goals (1 min.)

MDG Annual Reports

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2012 

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2011

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2010

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2009

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2008

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2007

        The Millennium Development Goals Report 2006

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2005

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