He also gave an overview of the Millennium Declaration which was adopted in the year 2000 by all the 189 Member States of the UN General Assembly.
What does MD stand for?
MD stands for Millennium Declaration
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It was designed by UNICEF to support the achievement of the goals of the Medium Term Socio-economic Framework Vision 2030, the Millennium Development Goals, the Millennium Declaration and outcomes of a World Fit for Children and to meet the government's international obligations pertaining to the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women.
The Millennium Declaration affirmed "certain fundamental values to be essential to international relations in the twenty-first century," including freedom, equality, solidarity, tolerance, respect for nature, and shared responsibility, in addition to calling for an end to war.
This consensus is institutionalized in the UN Millennium Declaration adopted in 2000 and in the widespread use of the global targets that have become known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
When the Millennium Declaration was rewritten as a set of specific goals, the baseline for calculating the proportion to be halved was set not at 2000, but at 1990.
The related global goal selected was a UN Millennium Declaration "To stop the unsustainable exploitation of water resources by developing water management strategies at the regional, national and local levels, which promote both equitable access and adequate supplies".
Despite the new millennium declaration to improve living standards in poor countries by 2015, it remains that poor African peoples face the dangerous economic and social challenges.
Ten years ago, we adopted the Millennium Declaration as a common, consensual agreement to ensure human, globally consistent sustainable development.