Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo
Post by Marines Pocaterra [Proyectos Arqui 5]
The adoption of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2000 was a landmark achievement for the international community. They constitute one of the few globally-supported, (193 countries) comprehensive development commitments. They establish specific, measurable benchmarks and targets to eradicate extreme poverty and promote peace and security. The eight goals tackle poverty, education, gender equality, child and maternal mortality, HIV and other diseases, environmental sustainability and encourage a global partnership for development. The targets are set to be achieved by 2015.
If we search the web for Latin American countries that have accomplished MDGs you will find that Venezuela and Cuba excel for their advances. Cuba is a regime that has transformed a country into a concentration camp, not a reference to compare with the free world. Venezuela’s information in the MDGs page, instead of annual publications, shows only a link to a webpage…
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