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Goals and targets

Goal 1 Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  Target 1. Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people whose income is less than $1 a day
  Target 2. Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people who suffer from hunger
 
Goal 2 Achieve universal primary education
  Target 3. Ensure that, by 2015, children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling
   
Goal 3 Promote gender equality and empower women
  Target 4. Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education, preferably by 2005, and in all levels of education no later than 2015
   
Goal 4 Reduce child mortality
  Target 5. Reduce by two-thirds, between 1990 and 2015, the under-five mortality rate
   
Goal 5 Improve maternal health
  Target 6. Reduce by three-quarters, between 1990 and 2015, the maternal mortality ratio
   
Goal 6 Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other diseases
  Target 7. Have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS
  Target 8. Have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the incidence of malaria and other major diseases
   
Goal 7 Ensure environmental sustainability
  Target 9. Integrate the principles of sustainable development into country policies and programs and reverse the loss of environmental resources
  Target 10. Halve, by 2015, the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation
  Target 11. Have achieved by 2020 a significant improvement in the lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers
   
Goal 8 Develop a global partnership for development
  Target 12. Develop further an open, rule-based, predictable, nondiscriminatory trading and financial system (includes a commitment to good governance, development, and poverty reduction (both nationally and internationally)
  Target 13. Address the special needs of the Least Developed Countries (includes tariff- and quota-free access for Least Developed Countries' exports, enhanced program of debt relief for heavily indebted poor countries [HIPCs] and cancellation of official bilateral debt, and more generous official development assistance for countries committed to poverty reduction)
  Target 14. Address the special needs of landlocked developing countries and small island developing states (through the Program of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States and 22nd General Assembly provisions)
  Target 15. Deal comprehensively with the debt problems of developing countries through national and international measures in order to make debt sustainable in the long term

Some of the indicators listed below are monitored separately for the least developed countries, Africa, landlocked developing countries, and small island developing states
  Target 16. In cooperation with developing countries, develop and implement strategies for decent and productive work for youth
  Target 17. In cooperation with pharmaceutical companies, provide access to affordable essential drugs in developing countries
  Target 18. In cooperation with the private sector, make available the benefits of new technologies, especially information and communications technologies
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