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Millennium Development Goals

Question 82 (6 of 7 Based on Passage)

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Explain the goals

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Millennium development goals was signed in the year 2,000 September to combat various global issues through the partnership of various countries.

The Eight Millennium Development Goals Are

  • To eradicate extreme hunger and poverty.
  • To promote and achieve universal primary education

  • Promotion of gender equality and empowerment of women

  • Reduction of child mortality

  • Improving maternal health

  • To combat diseases like malaria, HIV/AIDS, and others.

  • To protect the environment and ensure sustainability of environment

  • Developing global partnership for development.

Question 83 (7 of 7 Based on Passage)

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What is the difference between MDG and SDG?

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What is the Difference between MDG and SDG?
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MDGs

SDGs

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It is mainly for the developing countries

It is universal i. e. for all the countries

2.

8 soiled goals for development

17 goals, 169 targets, integrating 3 dimensions of SD

3.

It is from UN secretariat

Negotiated by member states with stronger country ownership

4.

Means of Implementation (MOI) , monitoring and follow-up not defined in advance

MOI inter-governmentally negotiated, global architecture and monitoring system being shaped.