The Millennium Development goals were developed at the beginning of the millenium in the year 2000. These goals have been set by many countries coming together to achieve this goal. Some of these goals are conquering world hunger, gender equality, and combating diseases that are curable. visithttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3p2VLTowAA">http://quietube.com/v.php/http://www.youtube.com/watchttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3p2VLTowAA">Ahttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3p2VLTowAA">h?v=v3p2VLTowA.
There are eight MDGs. They are: 1. Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger. 2. Achieve universal primary education. 3. Promote gender equality and empower women. 4. Reduce child mortality rates. 5. Improve maternal health. 6. Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other diseases. 7. Ensure enviromental sustainability. 8. Develop a global partnership for development.
Since the year 2000 the MDGs have been underway. Fewer children under the age of five are dying. In 2009 the death rate fell to 8.1 million children under the age of five from 12.4 million in 1990. http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs290/en/