IBVM Supports "Make a Noise for the MDG’s"

The Millennium Development Goals (MDG’s) are targets adopted at the UN Millennium Summit of 2000, aimed at slashing poverty, hunger, disease, maternal and child deaths and other ills by a 2015 deadline.

The UN Millennium Campaign supports citizen efforts to hold their governments to account for the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.

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The UN Millennium Campaign supports citizen efforts to hold their governments to account for the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.

People across the globe will turn up the volume on their call for heads of state gathering at the United on September 20 -22 to demonstrate leadership in order to achieve The Millennium Development Goals.

With only five years left until the 2015 deadline to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on world leaders to attend a summit in New York on 20-22 September to accelerate progress towards the MDGs. Amid mixed progress and new crises that threaten the global effort to halve extreme poverty, “the summit will be a crucially important opportunity to redouble our efforts to meet the Goals,”

  • Goal One: Eradicate Extreme Poverty
  • Goal Two: Achieve Universal Primary School Education
  • Goal Three: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
  • Goal Four: Reduce Child Mortality
  • Goal Five: Improve Maternal Health
  • Goal Six: Combat HIV Aids, Malaria and Other Disease
  • Goal Seven: Ensure Environmental Sustainability
  • Goal Eight: Develop Global Partnerships for Development