Girl Guides and UN Millennium Development Goals<br />
WAGGGS Today...<br />10 Million  Members<br />145 Countries<br />2<br />
WAGGGS Today...<br />5 Regions<br />Europe <br />Western Hemisphere<br />Asia Pacific<br />Arab<br />Africa<br />3<br />
WAGGGS Today...<br />4 World Centres<br />4<br />Pax Lodge – UK <br />Sangam - India<br />Our Cabana – Mexico<br />Our Cha...
WAGGGS Today...<br />Headquartered in London – Known as World Bureau<br />5<br />
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS)<br />To enable girls and young women to develop their fullest po...
UN Millennium Development Goals<br />Adopted by all the 189 member nations of the UN in 2000<br />To be achieved by 2015<b...
UN Millennium Development Goals<br />
Millennium development goals and WAGGGS messages<br />Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger<br />WAGGGS Message:<br...
Millennium development goals and WAGGGS messages<br />Goal 2: Achieve universal primary <br />education<br />WAGGGS Messag...
Millennium development goals and WAGGGS messages<br />Goal 3: Promote gender equality and empower women<br />WAGGGS Messag...
Millennium development goals and WAGGGS messages<br />Goal 4: Reduce child mortality<br />WAGGGS Message:<br />“together w...
Millennium development goals and WAGGGS messages<br />Goal 5: Improve maternal health<br />WAGGGS Message:<br />“every mot...
Millennium development goals and WAGGGS messages<br />Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases<br />WAGGGS Mess...
Millennium development goals and WAGGGS messages<br />Goal 7: Ensure environmental <br />sustainability<br />WAGGGS Messag...
Millennium development goals and WAGGGS messages<br />Goal 8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development<br />WAGGGS Mes...
WAGGGS Global Action theme<br />Unveiled at the 33rd World Conference in 2008<br />Focuses on UN’s Millennium Development ...
WAGGGS Global Action theme<br />Affirms WAGGGS’ commitment to MDGs <br />Global Action Theme (GAT) resources  <br />GAT ba...
World thinking day<br />World Thinking Day (February 22nd) themes based on MDGs <br />2009 – MDG 6 – AIDS, malaria and oth...
www.wagggsworld.org<br />
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Girl Guides and MDGs

  1. 1. Girl Guides and UN Millennium Development Goals<br />
  2. 2. WAGGGS Today...<br />10 Million Members<br />145 Countries<br />2<br />
  3. 3. WAGGGS Today...<br />5 Regions<br />Europe <br />Western Hemisphere<br />Asia Pacific<br />Arab<br />Africa<br />3<br />
  4. 4. WAGGGS Today...<br />4 World Centres<br />4<br />Pax Lodge – UK <br />Sangam - India<br />Our Cabana – Mexico<br />Our Chalet - Switzerland<br />
  5. 5. WAGGGS Today...<br />Headquartered in London – Known as World Bureau<br />5<br />
  6. 6. World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS)<br />To enable girls and young women to develop their fullest potential as responsible citizens of the world<br />6<br />
  7. 7. UN Millennium Development Goals<br />Adopted by all the 189 member nations of the UN in 2000<br />To be achieved by 2015<br />A framework to make sure that human development reaches everyone, everywhere.<br />Source: www.undp.org<br />
  8. 8. UN Millennium Development Goals<br />
  9. 9. Millennium development goals and WAGGGS messages<br />Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger<br />WAGGGS Message:<br />“ together we can end extreme poverty <br />and hunger”<br />
  10. 10. Millennium development goals and WAGGGS messages<br />Goal 2: Achieve universal primary <br />education<br />WAGGGS Message:<br />“education opens doors for all girls and boys”<br />
  11. 11. Millennium development goals and WAGGGS messages<br />Goal 3: Promote gender equality and empower women<br />WAGGGS Message:<br />“empowering girls will change our world”<br />
  12. 12. Millennium development goals and WAGGGS messages<br />Goal 4: Reduce child mortality<br />WAGGGS Message:<br />“together we can save children’s lives ”<br />
  13. 13. Millennium development goals and WAGGGS messages<br />Goal 5: Improve maternal health<br />WAGGGS Message:<br />“every mother’s life and health is precious”<br />
  14. 14. Millennium development goals and WAGGGS messages<br />Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases<br />WAGGGS Message:<br />“we can stop the spread of AIDS, malaria and <br />other diseases”<br />
  15. 15. Millennium development goals and WAGGGS messages<br />Goal 7: Ensure environmental <br />sustainability<br />WAGGGS Message:<br />“we can save our planet”<br />
  16. 16. Millennium development goals and WAGGGS messages<br />Goal 8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development<br />WAGGGS Message:<br />“we can create peace through partnerships”<br />
  17. 17. WAGGGS Global Action theme<br />Unveiled at the 33rd World Conference in 2008<br />Focuses on UN’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)<br />Encourages girls, young women and members to make a personal commitment to change the world around them<br />
  18. 18. WAGGGS Global Action theme<br />Affirms WAGGGS’ commitment to MDGs <br />Global Action Theme (GAT) resources <br />GAT badge curriculum<br />GAT Champions<br />Linked to other aspects of work<br />
  19. 19. World thinking day<br />World Thinking Day (February 22nd) themes based on MDGs <br />2009 – MDG 6 – AIDS, malaria and other diseases<br />2010 – MDG 1 – Extreme poverty and hunger<br />2011 – MDG 3 – Gender equality and empower women<br />
  20. 20. www.wagggsworld.org<br />

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