Human Development (humanity) - United Nations Millennium Development Goals

United Nations Millennium Development Goals

In September 2000, the United Nations came up with the eight Millennium Development Goals. The eight millennium development goals are to:

  • eradicate extreme poverty and hunger,
  • achieve universal primary education,
  • promote gender equality and empower women,
  • reduce child mortality,
  • improve maternal health,
  • combat HIV/AIDS and other diseases,
  • ensure environmental sustainability,
  • develop a global partnership for development.

The United Nations made a commitment to accomplish these goals by 2015 and thus make an attempt to promote human development.

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