Millennium development goals: the UN’s empty promises

Setting goals for the eradication of poverty has not worked

The year 2015 is the date by which the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were supposed to have been achieved. The ambitious set of eight goals for poverty eradication were agreed by the member states of the United Nations in 2000. Most have not been achieved, an outcome that ought to have been predictable merely by glancing back…

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