Global goals-based initiatives such as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are vital to advancing the economies of less developed countries
Critically discuss whether or not you agree with this statement and support your argument using data.
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The United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are 8 goals that UN Member States have agreed to try to achieve by the year 2015.
The United Nations Millennium Declaration, signed in September 2000, commits world leaders to combat poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, environmental degradation, and discrimination against women. The MDGs are derived from this Declaration. Each MDG has targets set for 2015 and indicators to monitor progress from 1990 levels. Several of these relate directly to health