What are the 8 Millennium Development Goals? This 30 second video introduces them:

This video includes a bit of a speech by Kofi Annan who was Secretary-General for the United Nations when the Millennium Development Goals which were agreed in 2000 at an important meeting (The Millennium Summit) where a number of world leaders discussed ways to reduce poverty in the world. The images and facts help explain his message:

Another good video to introduce the MDGs:

These slideshows also help explain the 8 Millennium Development Goals:

Now view the fact sheet on the MDGs:

Unicef fact sheet

Here are two quizzes to test your understanding of the MDGs:

Source: United Nations Foundation

Click below to play a memory game on the Millennium Development Goals:


Source: World Vision