Looking forward to the report and the next few years after MDG 2015. We should be pushing for more impact within the African region – how will theses help us to make measurable impact or changes of the African people?
What are the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals?
Let’s first go back to the year 2000 when the UN’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were established and given a deadline of 2015.
The MDGs were created to help facilitate upward social mobility in low to middle-income countries through goals, such as: the lowering extreme poverty rates in half and establish a framework for universal primary education. The MDGs have helped to ensure that the world works together to create sustainable progress and a better future for all as we headed into the 21st Century. These Goals were able to successfully create a framework for joint international efforts in development at a high-level.
As 2000 began to approach, the Member States of the UN agreed that although the MDGs had been successful in streaming development goals for high-level policy makers, as well as private sector and institutional leaders…
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