The internationally agreed framework of 8 goals and 18 targets was complemented by 48 technical indicators to measure progress towards the Millennium Development Goals. These indicators have since been adopted by a consensus of experts from the United Nations, IMF, OECD and the World Bank.
Each indicator below is linked to millennium data series as well as to background series related to the target in question.
For a description of the monitoring process, see About the Millennium Development Goals.
High-level political and private sector officials today met in New York to fight childhood and maternal under-nutrition with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon praising the progress made so far, while stressing the importance of continuing to boost...
Launched in 2005,the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) aims to reduce suffering and death due to malaria in Africa and challenges other donor countries, private foundations, and corporations to support the fight against malaria.
CARE Australia is one of Australia's leading humanitarian aid agencies, providing emergency relief and development assistance to millions in need throughout the third world.
Join CAREs Walk In Her Shoes challenge and every step can empower women and girls to lift themselves out of poverty. Money raised will provide community gardens and clean water close to homes and help women and girls spend more time in school and earning an income.
UNFPA Online Video Channel is a library of videos from around the world, illustrating the work of the United Nations Population Fund as it addresses the challenges related to population issues, reproductive health and gender equality in a...
17 October 2012 -- An estimated 20 million people are alive today as a direct result of tuberculosis (TB) care and control, according to the WHO Global tuberculosis report 2012. In the space of 17 years, 51 million people have been successfully treated and cared for according to WHO recommendations.
Read the press release on TB care and control Read the feature story on Cambodia’s success in TB control
An explanation of what UN Peacekeeping is. The history and reform of UN Peacekeeping. In addition the role of the security council and the general assembly, as well as an information on how a new operation is formed, and Peacekeepers day.
Ensuring universal access to water and using it wisely in agriculture is essential to end famine, drought and political instability, United Nations officials stressed today, adding that countries must strive to provide this vital source to all...
CDC’s Center for Global Health integrates and leverages the resources and strengths of the agency to address HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria and parasitic diseases, global outbreaks of infectious disease, emergency and refugee health, non-communicable...
Invite a CARE speaker to your school and give your students the opportunity to hear about the challenges and solutions to global poverty from someone with practical experience.
Resource for teachers – Global Poverty: Teacher’s Toolkit CARE Australia’s Global Poverty: Teacher’s Toolkit is a resource to help you teach your students about poverty, inclusive of case studies and lesson activities.