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IGI Quiz 2

Notes for intro to global issues test #2

MDG 1 Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger - reduce by half the proportion of people living on less than one dollar a day - reduce by half the proportion of people who suffer from hunger
MDG 2 Achieve universal primary education - ensure all boys and girls complete a full course of primary education
MDG 3 Promote gender equality and empower women - eliminate gender disparity in primary/secondary education 2005, all levels 2015
MDG 4 Reduce child mortality - reduce by two thirds the mortality rate among children under five
MDG 5 Improve maternal health - reduce by three quarters the maternal mortality ratio
MDG 6 Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other diseases - half and begin to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS - halt and begin to reverse the incidence of malaria and other diseases
MDG 7 Ensure environmental sustainability - integrate principles of sustainable development into country policies/programs; reverse loss of environmental resources - reduce by half proportion people w/out sustainable access safe drinking water/sanitation
MDG 8 Develop a global partnership for development - open trading + financial system rule-based, predictable, nondiscriminatory - LDC's special needs - debt problems - decent/productive work for youth - access/affordable essential drugs - new technologies
Deforestation the clearing away of trees
Desertification where fertile land becomes desert-like, result of deforestation / poor land usage
Degradation erosion of soil or the lowering of riverbed for various reasons (e.g. land usage)
Created by: lia9712