United Nations Foundation The MDGs in Action
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are a priority list not only for the United Nations and world leaders, but for all people with global perspective. On September 20, 2010, leaders will converge in New York City to bring new attention to the progress we've all helped make toward achieving the MDGs – and the work that still remains to be done. Join the United Nations Foundation by taking action to move the world closer to achieving the MDGs.
Here are the 8 Millenium Development Goals (MDGs)
1. END HUNGER AND EXTREME POVERTY
2. UNIVERSAL EDUCATION
3. GENDER EQUITY
4. CHILD HEALTH
5. MATERNAL HEALTH
6. COMBAT HIV AND OTHER DISEASES
7. ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY
8. GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP
Here is a sample of things you can do:
Share this page with your friends on Facebook and Twitter
Send a malaria-preventing bed net to the Central African Republic
Thank a UN Peacekeeper
Sign up for email updates from the UN Foundation
Donate $1 to immunize a child against measles or polio
and just read through the UN Foundation website for information, such as
Reproductive Health for Teenage Girls:
Learn about issues affecting girls in developing countries We are committed to achieving the global goal of universal access to sexual and reproductive health care services by 2015. We mobilize resources for initiatives that improve the quality and quantity of sexual and reproductive health services around the world; support efforts to expand availability of sexual and reproductive health commodities; and promote sexual and reproductive health services as a cornerstone of HIV/AIDS prevention efforts.
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