Millennium Development Goals

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MDG 1: Poverty

1. Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger

1.A Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people whose income is less than $1.25 a day

1.B Achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all, including women and young people

1.C Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people who suffer from hunger Read more about Poverty »

Combat HIV

MDG 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases

The following information is taken from the UN Millennium Development Goals – Aids web site

Goal 6.A – Halted and reversed spread of HIV/AIDS

6.A - By 2015 have halted and begun to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS


MDG 7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability

Goal 7.A – Integrate Sustainable Development into country policies

7.A - Integrate the principles of sustainable development into country policies and programs and reverse the loss of environmental resources

Improve Maternal Health

MDG Goal 5: Improve Maternal Health

Goal 5.A: Reduce maternal mortality ratio by 3/4

The following information is from the UN Millennium Development Goals – Maternal web site

5. A Reduce by three quarters, between 1990 and 2015, the maternal mortality ratio

Gender Equality

MDG 3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women

Goal 3.A – Eliminate Gender disparity and education

3.A - Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education, preferably by 2005, and in all levels of education no later than 2015


MDG 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education

Goal 2.A: Primary Schooling for all boys and all girls

Ensure that, by 2015, children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling.