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19 Oct 2017 description

Au rythme actuel, entre 2017 et 2030, 30 millions de nouveau-nés mourront dans les 28 premiers jours de leur vie.
NEW YORK/GENÈVE/WASHINGTON DC, le 19 octobre 2017 – Chaque jour en 2016, 15 000 enfants sont morts avant d’avoir atteint leur cinquième anniversaire, dont 46 % au cours des 28 premiers jours de leur vie, soit 7 000 nouveau-nés, selon un nouveau rapport des Nations Unies.

19 Oct 2017 description

7,000 newborns die every day, despite steady decrease in under-five mortality, new report says

At current trends, 30 million newborns will die within first 28 days of life between 2017 and 2030

NEW YORK/GENEVA/WASHINGTON DC, 19 October 2017 – Every day in 2016, 15,000 children died before their fifth birthday, 46 per cent of them – or 7,000 babies – died in the first 28 days of life, according to a new UN report.

17 Jul 2017 description


Al adoptar la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible, los líderes del mundo resolvieron liberar a la humanidad de la pobreza, asegurar un planeta sano para las generaciones futuras y construir sociedades pacíficas e inclusivas como cimiento para garantizar vidas dignas para todos.

17 Jul 2017 description


En adoptant le Programme 2030 pour le développement durable, les dirigeants du monde ont décidé d'affranchir l’humanité de la pauvreté, d'assurer la bonne santé de la planète pour les générations futures, et de construire des sociétés pacifiques, ouvertes à tous pour permettre à chacun de vivre dans la dignité.

17 Jul 2017 description

UN report urges accelerated efforts to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

17 July 2017 – If the world is to eradicate poverty, address climate change and build peaceful, inclusive societies for all by 2030, greater efforts are needed to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to a United Nations report presented today by Secretary-General António Guterres.

19 Jul 2016 description


This inaugural report on the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a first accounting of where the world stands at the start of our collective journey to 2030. The report analyses selected indicators from the global indicator frame- work for which data are available as examples to highlight some critical gaps and challenges. The list of SDG indicators agreed upon by the UN Statistical Commission in March 2016 will be subject to refinements and improvements as methods and data availability improve.

09 Sep 2015 description

Child mortality rates plunge by more than half since 1990 but global MDG target missed by wide margin

16,000 children under 5 years old die each day

NEW YORK/GENEVA/WASHINGTON, 9 September 2015 – Child mortality rates have plummeted to less than half of what they were in 1990, according to a new report released today. Under-five deaths have dropped from 12.7 million per year in 1990 to 5.9 million in 2015. This is the first year the figure has gone below the 6 million mark.

13 Sep 2013 description

UN: Global child deaths down by almost half since 1990

NEW YORK/GENEVA, 13 September 2013 – In 2012, approximately 6.6 million children worldwide – 18 000 children per day – died before reaching their fifth birthday, according to a new report released today by UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Bank Group and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs/Population Division. This is roughly half the number of under-fives who died in 1990, when more than 12 million children died.

13 Sep 2013 description

NEW YORK/GINEBRA, 13 de septiembre de 2013 – En 2012, aproximadamente 6,6 millones de niños en todo el mundo –18.000 niños al día– murieron antes de cumplir cinco años, según un nuevo informe publicado hoy por UNICEF, la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS), el Grupo del Banco Mundial y el Departamento Asuntos Económicos y Sociales de la División de Población de las Naciones Unidas. Se trata aproximadamente de la mitad de los niños menores de cinco años que murieron en 1990, cuando la cifra de muertos fue de más de 12 millones de niños.

13 Sep 2013 description

NEW YORK/GENÈVE, 13 septembre 2013 – En 2012, quelque 6,6 millions d’enfants dans le monde sont décédés avant leur cinquième anniversaire, soit 18 000 enfants par jour. C’est ce que révèle un nouveau rapport publié aujourd’hui par l’UNICEF, l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé, le Groupe de la Banque mondiale et la Division de la population du Département des Affaires économiques et sociales des Nations Unies.

01 Oct 2010 description

In the Beijing Declaration adopted in 1995 by the Fourth World Conference on Women, participating Governments expressed their commitment "to advance the goals of equality, development and peace for all women everywhere in the interest of humanity".

01 Dec 2008 description

In adopting the Millennium Declaration in the year 2000, the international community pledged to "spare no effort to free our fellow men, women and children from the abject and dehumanizing conditions of extreme poverty." We are now more than halfway towards the target date - 2015 - by which the Millennium Development Goals are to be achieved.

01 Apr 2008 description

Since the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in 1992 and the subsequent World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002, significant efforts have been made in pursuit of sustainable development. At the political level sustainable development has grown from being a movement mostly focusing on environmental concerns to a widely recognized framework utilized by individuals, governments, corporations and civil society that attempts to balance economic, social, environmental and generational concerns in decision-making and actions at all levels.

01 Jun 2007 description

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: