MUSIC VIDEO: 8 Goals for Africa . . . The Millennium Development GoalsMay 14, 2010 # 6:16 pm # Armed Conflict, Education, Foreign Policy, Human Rights, International Law, International Organizations # No Comment
End poverty by 2015 is the historic promise 189 world leaders made at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000 when they signed up to the Millennium Declaration and agreed to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015. The MDGs are an eight-point road map with measurable targets and clear deadlines for improving the lives of the world´s poorest people. Ten years later our leaders are meeting again on 20 September in New York to review the progress, it is up to us to make sure world leaders keep their promise.
And, just in case anyone has forgotten, here are the MDG’s: