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The eight Millennium Development Goals, or MDGs, originated from the United Nation’s Millennium Declaration emphasising the right of every individual to dignity, freedom, equality, a basic standard of living, including freedom from hunger and violence, and encouraging tolerance and solidarity.


When these goals were adopted during the Millennium Summit in 2000, all the United Nations’ member states agreed to achieve these by the end of 2015. However, with the deadline inching closer as every month passes, there is still much remaining to be done to universally achieve the goals.


An important outcome of the Rio+20 Earth Summit, has been an agreement on a new set of goals to succeed the MDGs post-2015. But there is still some debate on the nature of these goals, which are now being referred to as the Sustainable Development Goals.

Jul 25, 2015 According to a new, the Sustainable Development Goals will sustain only if they are underpinned by a secure foundation of natural capital.

Jul 16, 2015 The MDG report confirms that goal-setting can lift millions of people out of poverty, empower women and girls, improve health and well-being, and provide vast new opportunities for better lives.

Mar 09, 2016 The book features inspirational stories of 50 women who have emerged as a game changer in the field of corporate leadership, entrepreneurship, social work, sports, films, theatre and arts.

Jul 07, 2015 The report also reveals that under-five mortality rate in South Asia has fallen by 60 per cent or more since 1990.

Jul 07, 2015 The report also reveals that under-five mortality rate in South Asia has fallen by 60 per cent or more since 1990.

Jul 07, 2015 The report also reveals that under-five mortality rate in South Asia has fallen by 60 per cent or more since 1990.

Sep 02, 2015 With the Indian government rooting for ‘Smart Cities’ there is an urgent need to ensure environmental sustainability of these projects.

Jul 25, 2015 According to a new, the Sustainable Development Goals will sustain only if they are underpinned by a secure foundation of natural capital.

Dec 21, 2015 In a landmark initiative by Climate Parliament, some of the Parliamentarians gathered in Delhi in end-November to discuss how politicians can play a critical role in initiating comprehensive development planning of an area based on low carbon principles.
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