The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
constituted an unprecedented promise by world leaders to address, as a
single package, peace, security, development, human rights and fundamental
freedoms. These Goals rage from halving extreme poverty to halting the
spread of HIV/AIDS and providing universal primary education - all by the
target date of 2015.
This progress report provides
us the most comprehensive accounting to date on the world's development
so far and the challenges to meet the MDGs, in each of the regions.
The document includes:
Goal 1 Eradicate extreme poverty