Essays about: "The Millennium Development Goals"

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  1. 1. EmpowermentofEthiopianwomenandtheachievementoftheUNMillennium DevelopmentGoals(MDGs)EmpowermentofEthiopianwomenandtheachievementoftheUNMillennium DevelopmentGoals(MDGs)

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Epheson Tilahun; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : Empowerment; tradition; Millennium Development goals MDGs ; women; development.;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate the connection between rural Ethiopian women empowerment and the development progress process that Ethiopiais achieving contemporarily.It also studied whether the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set by the UN are enough to address the needs and improve the status of women and young girls in Ethiopia. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Decade to Deliver : The Implementation Progress of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in the Private Sector

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Franziska Paul; Eva-Maria Paul; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Sustainable Development Goals; Millennium Development Goals; Private Sector; Implementation; Partnerships; Sustainability Measurement; Sustainability Reporting;

    Abstract : As a response to the ‘Grand Challenges’ of the 21st century such as climate change and social inequalities, the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), released by the United Nations in 2015, became a matter of urgency. The SDGs are a continuation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) aiming to cover an even broader scope of social, environmental and economic challenges. READ MORE

  3. 3. Will Beauty Save the World? A historical context study of the Miss Venezuela pageant as a conceivable contributor to communication for development

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Jassir de Windt; [2019]
    Keywords : celebrity beauty queens; beauty with a purpose; communication for development; cultural identity; national identity; popular culture; race and class; internationalisation; economic transnationalism; social norms of beauty; representation women; social change; Celebrity-Development nexus; Venezuela; historical context; qualitative research;

    Abstract : In recent years, old-hand development scholars, in the category of Dan Brockington, have expressed their concern over academia’s neglect of the significance of celebrities in the field. As has been the case of an outturn hereof, namely beauty pageants. READ MORE

  4. 4. Good Governance and the Millennium Development Goals, the Case of Water and Sanitation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Widiyanto; [2018]
    Keywords : good governance; water and sanitation; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : When adopting the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), in 2000, the United Nations General Assembly recognised the importance of good governance in reaching them. This study examines the hypothesis that good governance has an impact on the achievement of the MDGs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Measuring the Rate of Change in the MDG Period in Absolute and Relative Terms: Acceleration or Deceleration of Progress?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Angelica Norrena; [2018]
    Keywords : Economic development; Human development; Millennium Development Goals;

    Abstract : The purpose of the MDGs has been debated depending on whether they should be seen as hard national planning targets or rather as means of inspiring development. This paper assesses whether there was any change in the rate of progress in the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) period. READ MORE