MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS

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					        MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS
               Adopted by the General Assembly in 2000 with the objective of achieving them by 2015.

1. Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger

      Reduce by half the proportion of people living on less than one U.S. dollar a day.
      Reduce by half the proportion of people who suffer from hunger.
      Increase the amount of food for those who suffer from hunger.

2. Achieve universal primary education

      Ensure that all boys and girls complete a full course of primary schooling.
      Increased enrollment must be accompanied by efforts to ensure that all children remain in school and receive a
       high-quality education

3. Promote gender equality and empower women

      Eliminate genders disparity in primary and secondary education preferably by 2005, and at all levels by 2015.

4. Reduce child mortality

      Reduce the mortality rate among children under five by two thirds.

5. Improve maternal health

      Reduce by three quarters the maternal mortality ratio.

6. Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other diseases

      Halt and begin to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS.
      Halt and begin to reverse the incidence of malaria and other major diseases.

7. Ensure environmental sustainability

      Integrate the principles of sustainable development into country policies and programmes; reverse loss of
       environmental resources.
      Reduce by half the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water.
      Achieve significant improvement in lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers, by 2020.

8. Develop a global partnership for development

      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.
      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.
      Address the special needs of landlocked and small island developing States.
      Deal comprehensively with developing countries' debt problems through national and international measures to
       make debt sustainable in the long term.
      In cooperation with the developing countries, develop decent and productive work for youth.
      In cooperation with pharmaceutical companies, provide access to affordable essential drugs in developing
       countries.
      In cooperation with the private sector, make available the benefits of new technologies—especially information
       and communications technologies.
     CURRENT PEACEKEEPING MISSIONS

 Start of
                     Name of Operation                     Location                  Conflict
operation
                United Nations Mission for the
                                                                             Moroccan occupation of
  1991          Referendum in Western Sahara              Western Sahara
                                                                                Western Sahara
                        (MINURSO)
            United Nations Organization Mission in          Democratic
  1999      the Democratic Republic of the Congo            Republic of         Second Congo War
                         (MONUC)                              Congo

            United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and            Eritrea
  2000                                                                       Eritrean-Ethiopian War
                      Eritrea (UNMEE)                        Ethiopia
                United Nations Mission in Liberia                             Second Liberian Civil
  2003                                                        Liberia
                             (UNMIL)                                                  War
              United Nations Operation in Burundi
  2004                                                        Burundi           Burundi Civil War
                              (ONUB)
                United Nations Operation in Côte
  2004                                                     Côte d'Ivoire     Civil war in Côte d'Ivoire
                        d'Ivoire (UNOCI)
              United Nations Mission in the Sudan                             Second Sudanese Civil
  2005                                                         Sudan
                             (UNMIS)                                                  War
            United Nations Stabilization Mission in
  2004                                                         Haiti           2004 Haiti rebellion
                       Haiti (MINUSTAH)
            United Nations Military Observer Group
  1949                                                    India & Pakistan     Indo-Pakistani Wars
               in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP)
              United Nations Integrated Mission in
  2006                                                      East Timor        2006 East Timor crisis
                     Timor-Leste (UNMIT)
             United Nations Peacekeeping Force in
  1964                                                1       Cyprus              Cyprus dispute
                       Cyprus (UNFICYP)
              United Nations Observer Mission in
  1993                                                        Georgia            Abkhazian War
                       Georgia (UNOMIG)
             United Nations Interim Administration
  1999                                                2       Kosovo               Kosovo War
                  Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK)

				
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