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Millennium Consumption Goals for the Rich?
The SISGI Group (2011)
  • Ufuoma Barbara Akpotaire, Columbia University
Abstract

Most of us are familiar with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)., but for those who are not, the MDGs include a set of eight (8) goals that about 192 United Nations member states and at least 23 international organizations have all agreed to achieve by the year 2015. The goals include eradicating extreme poverty, reducing child mortality rates, fighting disease epidemics such as HIV & AIDS, and developing a global partnership for development.

A few days ago, I came across something markedly different called the Millennium Consumption Goals (MCGs) and so I decided to find out more about these new sets of goals. I found out...

Keywords
  • best practices,
  • Global Issues,
  • Good Work,
  • International Development,
  • Millennium Consumption Goals,
  • Millennium Development Goals,
  • Poverty,
  • sustainable impact
Publication Date
Spring March 3, 2011
Citation Information
Ufuoma Barbara Akpotaire. "Millennium Consumption Goals for the Rich?" The SISGI Group (2011)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/ufuoma_barbara_akpotaire/7/