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Millennium development goals q&a 11 08

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Millennium development goals q&a 11 08

  1. 1. Millennium Development Goals 2000-2015 •Do they matter? •Should they feature in schools?
  2. 2. UN Millennium Development Goals Agreed by 189 countries in 2000 to be achieved by 2015!www.betterbytheyear.org
  3. 3. Where do the MDGs best fit? Select 3 1 sustainable 2 values & perceptions development 7 social 8 global 3 justice citizenship human rights 4 conflict resolution 6 interdependence 5 diversity
  4. 4. MDG 1 There are now fewer poor people in countries like China and India but how many people still live on less than $1 a day?• A. 500 million• B. Two billion people• C. One billion peopleThe world’s population is about 6.5 billion people
  5. 5. MDG 2 Target: by 2015 all children complete a full course of primary schooling. In 2000 120 million primary age children were not in school, by 2007 this number had fallen to:• A. 100 million• B. 72 million• C. 54 million
  6. 6. MDG 3 Target: Increase seats held by females in parliament Which country has a majority of women in parliament?• A. Brazil• B. Mozambique• C. Rwanda• D. UK
  7. 7. MDG 4 Target: reduce by two third the under-five mortality rate. In 1990 13 million children died before the age of 5• In 2007 how many under 5s died?A. 9.7 millionB. 7.5 millionC. 4.8 million
  8. 8. MDG 5 Target: reduce by three quarters the number of women who die in pregnancy and childbirth In 1990 just over half a million women died, in 2007 was it:• A. 500,000• B. 300,000• C. 100,000
  9. 9. MDG 5 Likelihood of a woman dying in the developed world during pregnancy or childbirth = 1 in 7,300. What are the odds in sub-Saharan Africa?• A. 1 in 1,000• B. 1 in 100• C. 1 in 22• http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/stats.shtml
  10. 10. MDG 6 Target: halt and start to reduce the incidence of Malaria which kills over 1 million people annually, 80% are under fives in sub-Saharan Africa. Use of insecticide-treated mosquito nets has increased from 30 million in 2004 to:• A. 250 million• B. 95 million• C. 55 million
  11. 11. MDG 7 Target: halve by 2015 the proportion of people without safe drinking water. Since 1990 1.6 billion people have gained access to safe drinking water. How many still do not have safe water?• A. 1 billion• B. 2 billion• C. 500 million
  12. 12. What does this show?www.worldmapper.org
  13. 13. MDG 8 Target 17 In cooperation with pharmaceutical companies, provide access to affordable essential drugs in developing countries. Last year the number of people living with HIV and receiving ARV treatment increased by:• A. 1 million• B. 2 million• C. 3 million
  14. 14. MDG 8In 2000 sales of Fairtrade products in the UKwere £33 million. By the end of 2007 saleshad grown to:A. £100millionB. £500 millionC. £2 billion
  15. 15. MDGs progress? How do you feel about the progress being made so far ?• A. No real progress• B. Some progress• C. Plenty of progress but a long way to go• D. Very good progress
  16. 16. MDGs & Climate change Will climate change make it harder to achieve the MDGs in developing countries?• A. make no difference• B. a little harder• C. much harder• D. impossible
  17. 17. Where do the MDGs best fit now? Select 3 1 sustainable 2 values & perceptions development 7 social 8 global 3 justice citizenship human rights 4 conflict resolution 6 interdependence 5 diversity
  18. 18. Why the global dimensionIt’s not the one leap that counts but every small step

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