With only two years remaining before the 2015 deadline for the Millennium Development Goals, as governments around the world report back on whether or not they have achieved these goals, this is a good time to report on progress made to date in Iraq. How close is Iraq to achieving the MDGs?
Eight Goals for 2015
- 1 Eradicate extreme hunger and poverty
- 2 Achieve universal primary education
- 3 Promote gender equality and empower women
- 4 Reduce child mortality
UNDP’s Leadership on the MDGs in Iraq
Iraq and the Post-2015 Development Agenda
Helping 6 million Iraqis vulnerable to food insecurity
Latest MDG Reports
The Millennium Development Goals for Iraq contain a set of key milestones for achieving a better future for the country and its people. Over the last few decades, the people of Iraq have suffered the consequences of economic stagnation and reduced access to essential services due to wars, sanctions and conflicts.
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are eight goals to be achieved by 2015 that respond to the world’s main development challenges.