Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

UN Millennium Development Goals

Similar presentations

Presentation on theme: "UN Millennium Development Goals"— Presentation transcript:

1 UN Millennium Development Goals
Target date: 2015 Text adapted from: United Nations Development Programme: (2002); Millennium Development Goals Report 2005: The State of Food Insecurity in the World (FAO) 2005

2 UN Millennium Development Goals

3 Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
Target for 2015: Halve the proportion of people living on less than a dollar a day and those who suffer from hunger. More than a billion people live on less than $1 a day 800 million people do not have enough food to meet their energy needs ¼ of children under 5 in the developing world are malnourished


5 Undernourishment


7 2. Achieve universal primary education
Target for 2015: Ensure that all boys and girls complete primary school. 115 million children do not attend school, but the target is within reach. India classroom

8 Children out of school

9 Youth Literacy

10 Global Literacy

11 3. Promote gender equality and empower women
Target for 2015: Eliminate gender disparities in primary and secondary education Two-thirds of illiterates are women

12 Gender inequality in education

13 Gender inequality in employment
The rate of employment among women is two-thirds that of men.

14 Gender inequality in government
The proportion of seats in parliaments held by women is increasing 16% worldwide About one third in Argentina Mozambique South Africa                  Luisa Dias Diogo, Prime Minister of Mozambique

15 4. Reduce child mortality
Target for 2015: Reduce by two thirds the mortality rate among children under five Every year nearly 11 million young children die before their fifth birthday Equals 30,000 children a day mainly from preventable illnesses that number is down from 15 million in 1980.


17 5. Improve maternal health
Target for 2015: Reduce by three-quarters the ratio of women dying in childbirth. In the developing world, the risk of dying in childbirth is one in 48 But virtually all countries now have safe motherhood programs. U.S. risk of dying in childbirth is one in 10,000 Nurse-midwife trainees, India

18 Maternal Mortality (2005)


20 6. Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
Target for 2015: Halt and begin to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS and the incidence of malaria and other major diseases. Forty million people are living with HIV AIDS is the leading cause of premature death in Sub-Saharan Africa

21 People living with HIV AIDS

22 HIV AIDS in Africa 25 Million Africans have HIV AIDS
2/3 of worldwide AIDS 2 million deaths/year 12 million AIDS orphans

23 Malaria Mosquito netting: effective & inexpensive

24 AIDS, Malaria and Hunger

25 HIV Education Some countries have shown that the spread of HIV can be stemmed. Brazil Senegal Thailand Uganda Uganda billboard

26 7. Ensure environmental sustainability
Targets: Integrate the principles of sustainable development into country policies and programs Reverse the loss of environmental resources. Reforestation project, West Africa


28 Global Deforestation

29 Safe Drinking Water Target: by 2015, reduce by half the proportion of people without access to safe drinking water. More than one billion people lack access to safe drinking water During the 1990s, nearly one billion people gained access to safe water

30 Populations without access to safe drinking water

31 Slum Dwellers Target: by 2020 achieve significant improvement in the lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers. New Delhi, India

32 Number of Urban Slum Dwellers is Increasing
Global urban population has surpassed rural population Future increase in world population will be in urban slums There are now 1 billion slum dwellers 31% of urban populations worldwide 71% of urban populations in Sub- Saharan Africa Global urban population will grow to 6 billion by 2050 Will be 3.5 billion slum dwellers Source: BBC 2003

33 Percentage of Global Slum Dwellers is declining




37 Sanitation More than two billion people lack sanitation.
Half the developing world During the 1990’s nearly one billion people gained access to sanitation. Improving sanitation, East Africa

38 Sanitation

39 8. Develop a global partnership for development
Targets: Develop further an open trading and financial system includes a national and international commitment to good governance development poverty reduction Uganda Parliament

40 Special Needs Address the least developed countries’ special needs
Landlocked States Small island developing States Haiti

41 Youth Develop decent and productive work for youth
Youth job training, S. Africa

42 Affordable Drugs Provide access to affordable essential drugs in developing countries In cooperation with pharmaceutical companies

43 Technology In cooperation with the private sector, make available the benefits of new technologies Especially information and communications technologies.   

44 Mobile Phones

45 Internet World Map (2007)

46 Debt Deal comprehensively with developing countries’ debt problems
Many developing countries spend more on debt service than on social services. Middle income countries benefit from increased trade Poorest countries benefit more from aid than trade

47 Aid

48 MGD Progress 2010

49 Progress Toward MGD

Download ppt "UN Millennium Development Goals"

Similar presentations

Ads by Google