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1 Millennium Development Goals 2000-2015
Do they matter? Should they feature in schools?

2 UN Millennium Development Goals
Agreed by 189 countries in 2000 to be achieved by 2015!

3 Where do the MDGs best fit? Select 3
1 sustainable 2 values & perceptions Taking action development 7 social justice 8 global citizenship 3 human rights 4 conflict resolution 6 interdependence 5 diversity

4 MDG 1 There 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 million B. Two billion people C. One billion people The world’s population is about 6.5 billion people In 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 2 Target: 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 million B. 72 million C. 54 million But 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. Brazil B. Mozambique C. Rwanda D. UK A. 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 5 In 2007 how many under 5s died? A. 9.7 million B. 7.5 million C. 4.8 million 9.7 target by 2015 is C. about 4.8 m.

8 MDG 5 Target: reduce by three quarters the number of women who die in pregnancy and childbirth In 1990 just over half a million women died, in 2007 was it: A. 500,000 B. 300,000 C. 100,000 Less 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 5 Likelihood 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 1,000 B. 1 in 100 C. 1 in 22 Risk 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 6 Target: 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 million B. 95 million C. 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 7 Target: 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 billion B. 2 billion C. 500 million Nine 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?
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 8 Target 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 million B. 2 million C. 3 million In million people were living with HIV. By end of 2007 in developing countries 3 million getting treatment out of nearly 10 million

14 MDG 8 In 2000 sales of Fairtrade products in the UK were £33 million. By the end of 2007 sales had grown to: A. £100million B. £500 million C. £2 billion Fairtrade 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 progress B. Some progress C. Plenty of progress but a long way to go D. Very good progress

16 MDGs & Climate change Will climate change make it harder to achieve the MDGs in developing countries? A. make no difference B. a little harder C. much harder D. impossible

17 Where do the MDGs best fit now? Select 3
1 sustainable 2 values & perceptions Taking action development 7 social justice 8 global citizenship 3 human rights 4 conflict resolution 6 interdependence 5 diversity

18 It’s not the one leap that counts but every small step
Why the global dimension It’s not the one leap that counts but every small step

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