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Millennium Development Goals

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What is the difference between MDG and SDG?

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What is the Difference between MDG and SDG?
S. No.MDGsSDGs
1.It is mainly for the developing countriesIt is universal i.e.. for all the countries
2.8 soiled goals for development17 goals, 169 targets, integrating 3 dimensions of SD
3.It is from UN secretariatNegotiated by member states with stronger country ownership
4.Means of Implementation (MOI) , monitoring and follow-up not defined in advanceMOI inter-governmentally negotiated, global architecture and monitoring system being shaped.

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What is Millennium Development Goals?

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The Millennium Development goals originated from the Millennium Declaration adopted by the General assembly of the United Nations in September 2000. Representative from 189 countries met at the Millennium Summit in New York to adopt MDG.

The nations committed themselves to a new global partnership to promote development through a series of time bound goals with a deadline of 2015. In total 8 goals were formed, which have become the Millennium Development Goals. MDGs focus on the national and international priority setting as goal and targets are limited in number, stable over time and being communicated easily to broad audience.