The United States' Strategy for Meeting the Millennium Development Goals

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Date Published:
February 25, 2012
USAID Contribution

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are a symbol of our common humanity. They are a declaration of the world’s commitment to eradicating extreme poverty and hunger, achieving gender equality and environmental sustainability, and extending hope and opportunity to millions across the developing world. The eight goals, organized around internationally agreed targets, have provided a framework to translate our highest ideals into concrete action. They also have helped mobilize unprecedented political support and resources for development.