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W_Barbosa_HCM350_MGD Goals Final

W_Barbosa_HCM350_MGD Goals Final - MDG Goals Wesley Barbosa...

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MDG Goals Wesley Barbosa CSU Global Millennium Development Goals Each of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDG) strive for greatness in the world, and each has their own set of difficult challenges. Each goal is very important, especially MDG goals 2 and 7, achieve universal primary education and environmental
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sustainability, respectively. These two goals are very important aspects of the MDG goals as without education and environmental stability the world cannot survive. The MDG goal of education covers many different aspects. Some of these include improvement of schooling population at risk of poor education, educational barriers and expanding literacy. Education mat be the most important goal because the lack of education is one of the main reasons that all of the other problems that the MDG is addressing in their goals exist. Environmental stability is also a very important goal the MDG addresses. Some of the issues that are covered in the environmental stability goal include forest disappearing, deforestation, climate change, reduction of biodiversity loss, extinctions, global marine resources, sustainable water resources and improved sanitation. The environment is extremely important. If we do not do everything in our power to save the environment from destruction then there will be no place for the other MDG goals to take place. The MDG goal of education is on the rise. “The net enrolment ratio has gone up by just 7 percentage points since 1999, reaching 89 per cent in 2009. In more recent years, progress has actually slowed, with an increase of just 2 percentage points between 2004 and 2009, dimming prospects for reaching the MDG target of universal primary education by 2015” (UNDP 2011) There has been marked improvement in global primary education over the last 10 years but the progress has slowed and varies significantly in different geographical regions. Universal primary education requires children everywhere in the world to complete a full cycle of primary schooling. This goal is far from being met “Only 87 out of 100 children in the developing regions complete primary education.1 In half of the least developed countries,
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at least two out of five children in primary school drop out before reaching the last grade.” (UNDP 2011) In order to meet the goal there are several barriers that must be overcome.
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