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Guide to the United Nations Millennium Development Goals

These are just some of the reasons for the conception of the United Nations (UN) Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

There are many sources of information about the UN MDGs. This guide is intended to bring together each of those resources in order to explore all the information available.

The following pages detail how the UN MDGs came about, provides a comprehensive list of the goals, targets and indicators explaining how these relate to each other, identifies the sources of the data and illustrates how progress made towards these goals is measured.

Learning objectives for the 'Guide to the United Nations Millennium Development Goals' section