Development Of Global Partnership Goals

750 WordsFeb 17, 20153 Pages
In September 2000, representative states of the United Nations implemented the Millennium Declaration at a meeting of the General Assembly. This Declaration consisted of a set of development goals that reflect the need to eliminate poverty and support human development through the world. These goals have been named as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). These goals are then broken down into eight categories: eradication of poverty and hunger, realization of universal primary education, promotion of gender parity and empowering women, reduction of child death, improvement of maternal wellbeing, fighting against malaria, HIV/AIDS and other diseases, ensuring development sustainability and the development of a global partnership for development (Maurice, 2009). It is expected that the goals would be achieved over the 1990 to 2015 period. A lot of the MDGs can be accomplished through technological implementation and technological development. In particular, I believe the development of global partnership goal is easiest to explain through technological development. Countries all over the world have been working towards achieving the goal of global development. If countries want to meet this goal then they all would have to be on the same page when it comes to the advancement of technology. By doing that, it gives them the upper hand in solving a couple other MDGs like poverty reduction. Certainly trying to reach the goal is no easy task and like Fernandez (2012) points
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