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Millennium Development Goals

Posted in Public by jimmy on March 29, 2008

mdg

01

  • Reduce by half the proportion of people living on less than a dollar a day
  • Reduce by half the proportion of people who suffer from hunger

02

  • Ensure that all boys and girls complete a full course of primary schooling

03

  • Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education preferably by 2005, and at all levels by 2015

  • Reduce by two thirds the mortality rate among children under five

05

  • Reduce by three quarters the maternal mortality ratio

06

  • Halt and begin to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS
  • Halt and begin to reverse the incidence of malaria and other major diseases

07

  • Integrate the principles of sustainable development into country policies and programmes; reverse loss of environmental resources
  • Reduce by half the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water
  • Achieve significant improvement in lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers, by 2020

08

  • Develop further an open trading and financial system that is rule-based, predictable and non-discriminatory, includes a commitment to good governance, development and poverty reduction— nationally and internationally
  • Address the least developed countries’ special needs. This includes tariff- and quota-free access for their exports; enhanced debt relief for heavily indebted poor countries; cancellation of official bilateral debt; and more generous official development assistance for countries committed to poverty reduction

  • Address the special needs of landlocked and small island developing States

  • Deal comprehensively with developing countries’ debt problems through national and international measures to make debt sustainable in the long term

  • In cooperation with the developing countries, develop decentand productive work for youth

  • In cooperation with pharmaceutical companies, provide access to affordable essential drugs in developing countries

  • In cooperation with the private sector, make available the benefits of new technologies— especially information and communications technologies

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