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Millennium Development Goals Research Guide: Start Page

Key resources to start your research on the MDGs, including links to data sites, annual reports, books, and articles.

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The Goals

The eight MDGs include 21 quantifiable targets that are laid out in the Millennium Declaration, signed by 189 countries in September 2000 .

Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
Goal 2: Achieve universal primary education
Goal 3: Promote gender equality and empower women
Goal 4: Reduce child mortality
Goal 5: Improve maternal health
Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
Goal 7: Ensure environmental sustainability
Goal 8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development

Goals and Targets are measured by numerous individual indicators.

Link to Official UN Targets and Indicators site

IMF and the Millenium Development Goals

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