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MUSIC VIDEO: 8 Goals for Africa . . . The Millennium Development Goals

8 Goals For Africa from 8 Goals For Africa on Vimeo.The ‘8 GOALS FOR AFRICA’ song is part of an awareness and advocacy campaign developed by the United Nations System in South Africa on the 8 MDGs.

From the Millennium Development Goals advocacy campaign by the UN in South Africa website:

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:

MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS

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Anthony Clark Arend is Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University and the Director of the Master of Science in Foreign Service in the Walsh School of Foreign Service.

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