Essays about: "The Millennium Development Goals"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 74 essays containing the words The Millennium Development Goals.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Big Goals - Small Island: Will Fiji achieve sustainable food security? : Comparing the plans and policies built by the Fijian government under the Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Helene Elvira Berg Henriksen; [2018]
    Keywords : Food security; Vulnerability; Poverty; Small Island Developing States; Republic of Fiji;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how global development goals affect Fijian plans and policy strategies to achieve food security. The concept of food security is vast and complex, as several development issues contribute to the difficulty in achieving such security. READ MORE

  5. 5. Discourse analysis of foreign aid strategies: A comparative study of the UK and Sweden

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Joachim Kouassi; [2018]
    Keywords : Aid strategy; Discourse analysis; aid effectiveness; democratic states; individuals.;

    Abstract : Foreign aid is an integral aspect of international cooperation. The complexity and controversy of foreign aid has sparked a debate about the capacity of aid to foster development. This paper analyses the underlying discourses of UK and Sweden’s foreign aid strategies. READ MORE