Presentation on theme: "Millennium Development Goals"— Presentation transcript:
1 Millennium Development Goals 2000-2015 Do they matter?Should they feature in schools?
2 UN Millennium Development Goals Agreed by 189 countries in 2000to be achieved by 2015!
3 Where do the MDGs best fit? Select 3 1 sustainable2 values & perceptionsTaking actiondevelopment7 social justice8 global citizenship3 human rights4 conflict resolution6 interdependence5 diversity
4 MDG 1There are now fewer poor people in countries like China and India but how many people still live on less than $1 a day?A. 500 millionB. Two billion peopleC. One billion peopleThe world’s population is about 6.5 billion peopleIn 2005, 1.4 billion people lived on US$1.25 or less a day. 10 million die every year of hunger and hunger-related diseases. Rising food prices may push 100 million people deeper into poverty. But fewer children below five are undernourished - from 33% in 1990 to 26% in 2006.
5 MDG 2Target: by 2015 all children complete a full course of primary schooling.In million primary age children were not in school, by 2007 this number had fallen to:A. 100 millionB. 72 millionC. 54 millionBut will everyone complete a full course of schooling?
6 MDG 3 Target: Increase seats held by females in parliament Which country has a majority of women in parliament?A. BrazilB. MozambiqueC. RwandaD. UKA. 9% Brazil. 20% UK 35% Mozambique 49%, Rwanda, In 2008, women held 18% of parliamentary seats worldwide. Child delegate Greer Jackson, age 11, from Guyana speaks on behalf of Children’s Forum delegates, at a reception on Climate Change and Children at the United Nations Headquarters in 2007.
7 MDG 4 Target: reduce by two third the under-five mortality rate. In million children died before the age of 5In 2007 how many under 5s died?A. 9.7 millionB. 7.5 millionC. 4.8 million9.7 target by 2015 is C. about 4.8 m.
8 MDG 5Target: reduce by three quarters the number of women who die in pregnancy and childbirthIn 1990 just over half a million women died, in 2007 was it:A. 500,000B. 300,000C. 100,000Less than 1% decrease In 2006, nearly 61% of women gave birth with the help of a midwife or doctor, compared to 55% in Need health care infrastructure
9 MDG 5Likelihood of a woman dying in the developed world during pregnancy or childbirth = 1 in 7,300. What are the odds in sub-Saharan Africa?A. 1 in 1,000B. 1 in 100C. 1 in 22Risk is 1 in 100 for each birth but if a woman is pregnant 5 or more times risk increases over a lifetime. In Niger 1 in 7, Sweden 1 in 17,400
10 MDG 6Target: halt and start to reduce the incidence of Malaria which kills over 1 million people annually, 80% are under fives in sub-Saharan Africa.Use of insecticide-treated mosquito nets has increased from 30 million in 2004 to:A. 250 millionB. 95 millionC. 55 million• In 2007, 33.2 million people were living with HIV• Malaria kills a child every 30 seconds. It infects million people each year, killing 1 million. 250 m. bednets gives 80% coverage in sub-Saharan Africa
11 MDG 7Target: halve by 2015 the proportion of people without safe drinking water.Since billion people have gained access to safe drinking water. How many still do not have safe water?A. 1 billionB. 2 billionC. 500 millionNine planet Earths would be required to absorb the world's carbon if every person had the same energy-rich lifestyle as people in developed countries.• Nearly one billion people live in slums.• 2.5 billion people-nearly half the population of the developing world-live without adequate sanitation.• Since 1990, 1.6 billion more people gained access to safe drinking water. Since 1950 the world population has doubled while water consumption has increased six-fold. By 2025 it is expected that 3.4 billion People will be living in countries defined as water-scarce
12 What does this show? www.worldmapper.org Half the developing world 2.5 billion is without basic sanitation, about 1.6 billion people will need access to improved sanitation over the period to meet the MDG target
13 MDG 8Target 17 In cooperation with pharmaceutical companies, provide access to affordable essential drugs in developing countries.Last year the number of people living with HIV and receiving ARV treatment increased by:A. 1 millionB. 2 millionC. 3 millionIn million people were living with HIV. By end of 2007 in developing countries 3 million getting treatment out of nearly 10 million
14 MDG 8In 2000 sales of Fairtrade products in the UK were £33 million. By the end of 2007 sales had grown to:A. £100millionB. £500 millionC. £2 billionFairtrade Foundation is looking to achieve a four-fold expansion by 2012 to £2 billion. April to June 2008 grew by 55% from an estimated retail value of £113 million to £176 m in the same period last year = £700 million end 2008?? Worldwide retail sales of dog and cat food $45bn in 2007Western European cat and dog food sales at £9 billion in 2007, France, Germany and the UK combined represent 60% of the Western European pet market.ODA $103.7b, 0.28% of GDP of industrialised countries
15 MDGs progress? How do you feel about the progress being made so far ? A. No real progressB. Some progressC. Plenty of progress but a long way to goD. Very good progress
16 MDGs & Climate changeWill climate change make it harder to achieve the MDGs in developing countries?A. make no differenceB. a little harderC. much harderD. impossible
17 Where do the MDGs best fit now? Select 3 1 sustainable2 values & perceptionsTaking actiondevelopment7 social justice8 global citizenship3 human rights4 conflict resolution6 interdependence5 diversity
18 It’s not the one leap that counts but every small step Why the global dimensionIt’s not the one leap that counts but every small step