[fyeg_gen-l] Millenium Development Goals

Ognyan Kovachev ogniancho at gmail.com
Fri Apr 21 23:22:35 CEST 2006


Dear friends
 
I was browsing through the Net and I read some article which was interesting
for me. It was related to the Milenium Development Goals so I decided to put
them here so maybe you will get to know them. They can be a good base for
geting ideas for a youth project, exchange or a seminar so read them and
think. Here they are:
 

Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger 


a.. Target 1. Halve, by 2015, the proportion of people whose income is less
than one dollar a day. 

b.. Target 2. Halve, by 2015, the proportion of people who suffer from
hunger. 

Goal 2: Achieve universal primary education 

a.. Target 3. Ensure that, by 2015, children everywhere, boys and girls
alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling. 

Goal 3: Promote gender equality and empower women 

a.. Target 4. Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education,
preferably by 2005, and to all levels of education no later than 2015. 

Goal 4: Reduce child mortality 

Target 5. Reduce by two-thirds, by 2015, the under-five mortality rate. 

Goal 5: Improve maternal health 

a.. Target 6. Reduce by three-quarters, by 2015, the maternal mortality
ratio. 

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

a.. Target 7. Have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the spread of
HIV/AIDS. 

b.. Target 8. Have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the incidence of
malaria and other major diseases. 

Goal 7: Ensure environmental sustainability 

a.. Target 9. Integrate the principles of sustainable development into
country policies and programmes and reverse the loss of environmental
resources. 

b.. Target 10. Halve by 2015 the proportion of people without sustainable
access to safe drinking water. 

c.. Target 11. By 2020 to have achieved a significant improvement in the
lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers. 

Goal 8: Develop a global partnership for development 

a.. Target 12. Develop further an open, rule-based, predictable,
non-discriminatory trading and financial system. (Includes a commitment to
good governance, development, and poverty reduction both nationally and
internationally.) 

b.. Target 13. Address the special needs of the least developed countries.
(Includes: tariff and quota free access for least developed countries
exports; enhanced programme of debt relief for HIPCs and cancellation of
official bilateral debt; and more generous ODA for countries committed to
poverty reduction.) 

c.. Target 14. Address the special needs of landlocked countries and small
island developing States (through the Programme of Action for the
Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States and the outcome of
the 22nd special session of the General Assembly). 

d.. Target 15. Deal comprehensively with the debt problems of developing
countries through national and international measures in order to make debt
sustainable in the long term. 

e.. Target 16. In co-operation with developing countries, develop and
implement strategies for decent and productive work for youth. 

f.. Target 17. In co-operation with pharmaceutical companies, provide access
to affordable essential drugs in developing countries. 

g.. Target 18. In co-operation with the private sector, make available the
benefits of new technologies, especially information and communications.

 
Regards
Ogy
 

Ognyan Kovachev <http://ogniancho.hit.bg/> 	
Federation of Young European Greens
Project Coordinator
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