At the turn of the century, the UN Development Programme identified a series of seven Millennium Development Goals (http://www.undp.org/mdg/). The article linked to below from the Guardian, considers the progress that has been made towards these goals. Urgent progress is required if the goals are to be met by the target date of 2015.
Poverty, hunger and disease: so much done yet so much left to do Guardian (10/12/07)
|1.||What are the seven Millennium Development Goals.|
|2.||Discuss the action that is required if the goals are to be met by the target date of 2015.|
|3.||Analyse the extent to which an increase in overseas aid will help to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.|