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2 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Presentation to the MDGR Technical Committee June 12, 2002- Beirut

3 What are the MDGs MDGs summarize the development goals agreed in the Millennium Declaration (September 2000- 191 nations) Time-bound and numerical targets can accelerate progress, based on premise they will trigger action and foster alliances

4 IDGs derive from a series of world conferences and global summits of the 1990s World Conference on Education for All World Summit for Children UN Conferences on the LDCs UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) International Conference on Nutrition World Conference on Human Rights Global Conference on the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States World Conference on Natural Disaster Reduction International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) World Summit for Social Development (WSSD) 4th World Conference on Women, Beijing UN Conference on Human Settlements World Food Summit UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Summit on Sustainable Development, Johannesburg, 2002 and others...

5 Mapping the MDGs.8 goals 4few in number 4stable over time 4easy to communicate 4balance between S & N.18 targets, 40+ indicators

6 The Goals: Eradicate poverty and hunger Achieve universal primary education Promote gender equality and empower women Reduce child mortality Improve maternal health Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases Ensure environmental sustainability Develop a global partnership for development

7 Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger TargetIndicators 1. Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people whose income is less than one dollar a day * Proportion of population below $1 per day * Poverty gap ratio * Share of poorest quintile in national consumption 2. Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people who suffer from hunger * Prevalence of underweight children (under-five years of age) * Proportion of population below minimum level of dietary energy consumption

8 Goal 2: Achieve universal primary education TargetIndicators 3. Ensure that, by 2015, children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling * * Net enrolment ratio in primary education * Proportion of pupils starting grade 1 who reach grade 5 * Literacy rate of 15-24 year olds

9 Goal 3: Promote gender equality and empower women TargetIndicators 4. Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education preferably by 2005 and to all levels of education no later than 2015 * Ratio of girls to boys in primary, secondary and tertiary education * Ratio of literate females to males of 15-24 year olds * Share of women in wage employment in the non- agricultural sector * Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament

10 Goal 4: Reduce child mortality TargetIndicators 5. Reduce by two-thirds, between 1990 and 2015, the under-five mortality rate *Under-five mortality rate * Infant mortality rate * Proportion of 1 year old children immunised against measles

11 Goal 5: Improve maternal health Target Indicators 6. Reduce by three- quarters, between 1990 and 2015, the maternal mortality ratio * Maternal mortality ratio * Proportion of births attended by skilled health personnel

12 Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases Target Indicators 7. Have halted by 2015, and begun to reverse, the spread of HIV/AIDS * HIV prevalence among 15-24 year old pregnant women * Contraceptive prevalence rate * Number of children orphaned by HIV/AIDS 8. Have halted by 2015, and begun to reverse, the incidence of malaria and other major diseases * Prevalence and death rates associated with malaria * Proportion of population in malaria risk areas using effective malaria prevention and treatment measures * Prevalence and death rates associated with tuberculosis * Proportion of TB cases detected and cured under DOTS

13 Goal 7: Ensure environmental sustainability Target Indicators 9. Integrate the principles of sustainable development into country policies and programmes and reverse the loss of environmental resources * % land area covered by forest * Land area protected to maintain biological diversity * GDP per unit of energy use * Carbon dioxide emissions (per capita) * Ozone depletion and the accumulation of global warming gases

14 Goal 7: Ensure environmental sustainability (contd) Target Indicators 10. Halve, by 2015, the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water * Proportion of population with sustainable access to an improved water source 11. By 2020, to have achieved a significant improvement in the lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers * Proportion of people with access to improved sanitation * Proportion of people with access to secure tenure []

15 Goal 8:Develop a Global Partnership for Development Target 12. Develop rule-based, predictable, non-discriminatory trading and financial system 13. Address the Special Needs of the LDCs 14. Address the Special Needs of landlocked countries and small island developing states 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

16 Goal 8:Develop a Global Partnership for Development (contd) Target 16. In co-operation with developing countries, develop and implement strategies for decent and productive work for youth 17. In co-operation with pharmaceutical companies, provide access to affordable, essential drugs in developing countries 18. In co-operation with the private sector, make available the benefits of new technologies, especially information and communications

17 MDG Reporting Principles * national ownership * capacity development * minimized cost and effort for monitoring progress

18 Purpose of MDG Reports A tool for awareness raising and advocacy Help focus national development debate on specific priorities Build national capacity for monitoring and reporting on goals and targets Common assessment, not wordy or complicated Based on existing reports: National Development Plans, CCA, NHDR, PRSP, etc.

19 length & periodicity * based on existing reports 4not analytical, not operational 4not wordy, not complicated, short and concise (20-25 pages) 4never part of conditionality 4Every 2-3 years

20 Content òDvpt context and country setting òFor each goal.status of progress to date.major challenges.resources requirements.status at a glance.capacity for monitoring òIndicators òOther goals and targets òGender, rural/urban desegregation

21 Constitution-MDGR Committee(s) 1.Government: Ministries of Social Affairs, Environment, Health, Education, Economy & Trade CDR, CAS, Prime Ministers Office 2.Civil Society: Collective des ONG/ANND Lebanese ECOSOC 3. UN System: UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA, WHO, and UNESCO

22 ToRs- Advisory Group Providing overall direction and guidance and securing national ownership of the report: 1.setting national priorities regarding goals and indicators; 2.approving time frame for production of the report, 3.approving the outline of the MDGR, 4.identifying funds and mobilizing resources from the production and the MDGR; 5.guiding the work of the Technical Committee, including the drafting and publication of the MDGR

23 ToRs- Technical Committee Responsible for all technical aspects of the report: 1.selection of indicators; collection; 3.drafting of text; 4.ensuring stakeholder involvement/inputs in analysis; production; 6.overseeing translation and production 7.participation in national debates and events system for monitoring implementation

24 Checklist òEssential Preliminaries Decision to produce a MDGR Decision on periodicity of the MDGR Estimation of cost of preparing, producing and disseminating the MDGR Identification of funding and resource mobilisation Establishment of institutional arrangements – Identification of data sources and quality

25 Checklist òGetting Started Appointment of Advisory Group and technical committee Drafting of preliminary outline Decision on numerical targets and indicators based on the country context Formulation of work plan and agreement on time-frame Strategic consultations with all stakeholders

26 Checklist òReport preparation Agreement on relevant material Drafting of report Quality control, technical review & editing Incorporation of various comments and suggestions Translation into Arabic/English Preparation of press kits and dissemination material Printing and publishing Media launch and other presentations for information and debates

27 Checklist ò Monitoring impact Monitoring media coverage, public debates and policy reforms Synopsis of users and uses Recommendations for future reports Effects on statistical data gathering, quality and analysis

28 Work plan Preparatory Stage (April- June 2002) Nomination of UN Working Group and focal points Meeting with the relevant governmental official(s) to obtain national buy-in for MDGR Selection of Advisory Group and Technical Committee members Convening first meeting of Technical Committee and Advisory Group to introduce MDGR Finalization of plan of action, including profile/ custodianship of technical and financial inputs, accompanied by agreement on strategic/advocacy and outreach campaign

29 Work plan Drafting MDGR (July-September 2002) Distribution on work per goal/indicator Finalizing selection of targets and indicators Selection of baseline data and benchmarks Identifying data gaps and attempting to fill them Collection of data and drafting of sections Compilation and completion of first draft of report Validation by policy experts/think tanks Technical review by Advisory Group, experts, UN HQ, with stakeholder validation

30 Work plan Finalization of report (Oct-Nov 2002) Finalization report text Layout and design Translation Printing Distribution National workshop(s) to discuss MDGR Establishment of mechanism for monitoring progress Presentation/launch with Advisory Group through roundtables, press encounters, interviews, etc.

31 Agenda June 12, 2002 First Meeting of Technical Committee 1.Introduction to MDGs by UNDP 2.Discussion/adoption of work-plan 3.Distribution of tasks per goal/indicator 4.Deliverables for next meeting (selection of targets and indicators, selection of baseline data and benchmarks, identification of data gaps) 5.Date of next meeting (end June?)

32 Proposed lead agencies 1.Eradicate poverty and hunger (UNDP) 2.Achieve universal primary education (UNESCO) 3.Promote gender equality and empower women (UNDP) 4.Reduce child mortality (UNICEF) 5.Improve maternal health(UNFPA) 6.Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases (WHO) 7.Ensure environmental sustainability (UNDP) 8.Develop a global partnership for development (UNDP)

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