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Millennium Development Goals and Targets



1 Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger 1 Halve the proportion of people whose income is less than one dollar a day by 2015
2 Halve the proportion of people who suffer from hunger by 2015
2 Achieve universal primary education 3 Make sure that all boys and girls are able to complete a full course of primary schooling by 2015
3 Promote gender equality and empower women 4 Get rid of gender differences in primary and secondary education by 2005
4 Reduce child mortality 5 Reduce the number of under-five children who die by two thirds by 2015
5 Improve maternal health 6 Reduce the maternal mortality ratio by three quarters by 2015
6 Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases 7 Halt and begin to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS by 2015
8 Halt and begin to reverse the spread of malaria and other major diseases by 2015
7 Ensure environmental sustainability 9 Integrate the principles of sustainable development into country policies and programmes; reverse loss of environmental resources by 2015
10 Halve the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water by 2015
11 Make a significant improvement in the lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers by 2020
8 Develop a global partnership for development 12 Develop further an open trading and financial system that is rule-based, predictable and non-discriminatory. Includes a commitment to good governance, development and poverty reduction-nationally and internationally
13 Address the least developed countries' special needs. This includes tariff- and quota-free access for their exports; enhanced debt relief for heavily indebted poor countries; cancellation of official bilateral debt; and more generous official development assistance for countries committed to poverty reduction
14 Address the special needs of landlocked and small island developing States
15 Deal comprehensively with developing countries' debt problems through national and international measures to make debt sustainable in the long term
16 In cooperation with the developing countries, develop decent and productive work for youth
17 In cooperation with pharmaceutical companies, provide access to affordable essential drugs in developing countries
18 In cooperation with the private sector, make available the benefits of new technologies-especially information and communications technologies