Michael Green: How we can make the world a better place by 2030. The Global Goals. Social Progress Imperative. If It Were My Home. United Nations Millennium Development Goals. The eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – which range from halving extreme poverty rates to halting the spread of HIV/AIDS and providing universal primary education, all by the target date of 2015 – form a blueprint agreed to by all the world’s countries and all the world’s leading development institutions.
They have galvanized unprecedented efforts to meet the needs of the world’s poorest. The UN is also working with governments, civil society and other partners to build on the momentum generated by the MDGs and carry on with an ambitious post-2015 development agenda. Have we achieved the Millennium Development Goals? - CBBC Newsround. In the year 2000, countries around the world joined together to start the biggest ever effort to tackle global problems.
It was the start of a new millennium, which marks a thousand years. Global leaders agreed that we should all do more to fight poverty, so that the new millennium would be better than the last. 189 countries agreed to work together to achieve eight big goals by 2015 - called the Millennium Development Goals. MDG 2015 rev (July 1) Human Development Reports.