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Teaching the Millennium Development Goals  

Resources for learning about and teaching the UN Millennium Development Goals
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Only With Your Voice

The 2015 Millennium Campaign has collected a series of public service announcements to raise awareness of the MDGs. They have used a variety of celebrities to get the word out to the world. Although one is featured below, you can find more by clicking here.


PRI's The World Podcasts

Public Radio International's The World is a daily new show that follows the most current issues happening around the world. By hovering over each link below, you can see the topic for the given show.

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General MDG Resources

End Poverty Millennium Campaign
The Millennium Campaign homepage has a variety of resources for adults and youth to get involved in reaching the MDGs by 2015.

MDG Indicators
Good source of data on the MDGs and progress towards 2015.

MDG Progress Report (PDF Document)
A useful chart that clearly shows global progress towards the MDGs, organized by goal and region.

MDG Report 2008 (PDF Document)
The full 2008 report on the MDGs and the world’s progress towards meeting them.

The MDG Monitor
The MDG monitor allows the user to follow global progress towards the MDGs.

The UN Works (for people and the planet)
UN Works is an interactive tool to explore global issues through the stories of real people around the world.

UN Cyberschoolbus
UN Cyberschoolbus provides an interactive, flash-based, tool to explore the MDGs, the world’s progress towards achieving them, and what young people can do to contribute. The site includes information, videos, and other resources that are student-friendly.

UNICEF Voices of Youth
Voices of Youth educates students about global issues and what they can do to learn more about the MDGs.


"What If?": an Introduction to the Millennium Development Goals

This video offers a general introduction to the Millennium Development Goals. It can be used to introduce students to the goals and to get their initial reactions to the images they are seeing.

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