What are the Millennium Development Goals
1. ERADICATE EXTREME POVERTY & HUNGER
- Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people whose income is less than $1.25 a day.
- Achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all, including women and young people.
- Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people who suffer from hunger.
2. ACHIEVE UNIVERSAL PRIMARY EDUCATION
- Ensure that, by 2015, children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling.
3. PROMOTE GENDER EQUALITY AND EMPOWER WOMEN
- Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education, preferably by 2005, and in all levels of education no later than 2015.
4. REDUCE CHILD MORTALITY
- Reduce by two thirds, between 1990 and 2015, the under-five mortality rate.
5. IMPROVE MATERNAL HEALTH
- Reduce by three quarters the maternal mortality ratio
- Achieve universal access to reproductive health.
6. COMBAT HIV/AIDS, MALARIA AND OTHER DISEASES
- Have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS.
- Achieve, by 2010, universal access to treatment for HIV/AIDS for all those who need it.
- Have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the incidence of malaria and other major diseases.
7. ENSURE ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY
- Integrate the principles of sustainable development into country policies and programs and reverse the loss of environmental resources.
- Reduce biodiversity loss, achieving, by 2010, a significant reduction in the rate of loss.
- Halve, by 2015, the proportion of the population without sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation.
- By 2020, to have achieved a significant improvement in the lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers.
8. DEVELOP A GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR DEVELOPMENT
- Develop further an open, rule-based, predictable, non-discriminatory trading and financial system.
- Address the special needs of least developed countries.
- Address the special needs of landlocked developing countries and small island developing nations.
- Deal comprehensively with the debt problems of developing countries.
- In cooperation with pharmaceutical companies, provide access to affordable essential drugs in developing countries.
- In cooperation with the private sector, make available benefits of new technologies, especially information and communications.