What are the Millenium Development Goals?

The Millenium Development Goals were devised to provide a benchmark to show how well development targets are being met:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/spl/hi/in_depth/millennium_development_goals/html/default.stm

The goals are represented by a set of phtographs that can be seen at this link:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/spl/hi/pop_ups/05/in_pictures_eight_ways_to_change_the_world/html/1.stm

This article discusses the extent to which progress has been made on the MDGs:

http://www.nature.com/news/2008/080925/full/news.2008.1133.html

There has been pressure on the MDGs, but there is a strong argument that meeting the MDGs makes economic sense, as well as helping the World’s poorest people:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7621507.stm

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