Millennium Development Goals
  • Goal 1. Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger

    Reduce by half the proportion at people living on less than a dollar a day

    Reduce by halt the proportion of people who suffer from hunger

  • Goal 2. Achieve universal primary education

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

  • Goal 3. Promote gender equality and empower women

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

  • Goal 4. Reduce Child mortality

    Reduce by two thirds the mortality rate among children under five

  • Goal 5. Improve maternal health

    Reduce by three quarters the maternal mortality ratio

  • Goal 6. Combat HIV/AlDS, malaria and other diseases

    Halt and begin to reverse the spread of HlV/AIDS

    Halt and begin to reverse the incidence of malaria and other major diseases

  • Goal 7. Ensure environmental sustainability

    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

  • Goal 8. Develop a global partnership for development

    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 include 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 decent and 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