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The eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – which range from halving extreme poverty to halting the spread of HIV/AIDS and providing universal primary education, all by the target date of 2015 – form a blueprint agreed to by all the world’s countries and all the world’s leading development institutions. They have galvanized unprecedented efforts to meet the needs of the world’s poorest.

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Globally, the maternal mortality ratio dropped by between 1990 and In almost women worldwide died from causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. Maternal death is mostly preventable and much more needs to be done to provide care to pregnant women.

Globally, the maternal mortality ratio dropped by 45% between 1990 and 2013. In 2013, almost 300,000 women worldwide died from causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. Maternal death is mostly preventable and much more needs to be done to provide care to pregnant women.

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In July 2014, the #Beijing20 campaign is celebrating and recognizing “Women in Power and Decision-Making”!

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Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani girl who drew global attention after being shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls’ education, is celebrating her birthday today by deliverin… Education For All, Primary Education, Primary School, Millenium Development Goals, International Literacy Day, School Enrollment, Literacy And Numeracy, Worlds Of Fun, Science And Technology
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Big news came out today: The annual report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – eight goals established in 2000 by world leaders at the United Nations – shows that the world is making significant progress in reducing poverty and improving lives.

Friday 5 April marks 1000 days until the UN Development Goals 2015 target date. We’re looking back on the past twelve years, and looking forward to the future. Get information, get involved and help build more!

Goodwill Ambassador Gisele Bündchen (right) joins former United States Vice President Al Gore (left) and the head of Kandeh K. Yumkella, to boost the green energy campaign.

Goodwill Ambassador Gisele Bündchen (right) joins former United States Vice President Al Gore (left) and the head of #UNIDO, Kandeh K. Yumkella, to boost the #UN’s green energy campaign. Photo: UNIDO

The "World We Want" platform wants everyone to be involved in talks about issues. Find out if consultations are taking place near you and share your opinion online on topics ranging from access to water to minority rights and more. Never Stop Learning, Always Learning, Millenium Development Goals, Primary Education, Book Making, Cool Websites, Social Studies, Things I Want, Attitude
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October is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Join us to help end poverty.

They say a world of ZERO children denied access to education is impossible.

They say a world of ZERO children denied access to education is impossible. But we BELIEVE.

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Tracking commitments to the Millennium Development Goals | TRACKING SUPPORT FOR THE MDGS

by Kanayo Nwanze As drought becomes increasingly common, farmers worldwide are struggling to maintain crop yields.

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by Kanayo Nwanze As drought becomes increasingly common, farmers worldwide are struggling to maintain crop yields. In the United States,...