Table 1
Millennium Development Goal Target

Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Target 1: Reduce by half the proportion of people living on less than a dollar a day
Target 2: Reduce by half the proportion of people who suffer from hunger

Goal 2: Achieve universal primary education Target 3: Ensure that all boys and girls 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 at all levels by 2015

Goal 4: Reduce child mortality Target 5: Reduce by two-thirds the mortality rate among children under five

Goal 5: Improve maternal health Target 6: Reduce by three-quarters the maternal mortality ratio

Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases Target 7: Halt and begin to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS
Target 8: Halt and begin 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 programmes; reverse loss of environmental resources
Target 10: Reduce by half the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water
Target 11: Achieve significant improvement in the lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers by 2020

Goal 8: Develop a global partnership for development Target 12: Develop further an open trading and financial system that is rule-based, predictable and non-discriminatory; includes a commitment to good governance, development and poverty reduction – nationally and internationally
Target 13: Address the least developed countries’ special needs. This includes tariff- and quota-free access for their exports; enhanced debt relief for heavily indebted poor countries; 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 and Small Island Developing States
Target 15: Deal comprehensively with developing countries’ debt problems through national and international measures to make debt sustainable in the long term
Target 16: In cooperation with the developing countries, develop 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