Refugees who have fled Somalia to escape drought, face hardships at refugee camps in Kenya. More than 44,000 new refugees have arrived in the past few months seeking better access to water and nutrition.
On Saturday July 9th, Southern Sudan became in independent nation-state. The new nation is offered a unique opportunity to build a country that is free of war, respectful of human rights and prosperous. Education will play a pivotal role in the future stability and economic development of Southern Sudan.
UNICEF correspondent Chris Niles reports how one girl's access to education is threatened by lack of water in the drought-affected Tigray region of Ethiopia.
Read several case studies about what young people are doing to help bring about the success of the MDGs.
Learn about progress towards attaining the MDGs.
Learn how youth are actively supporting the attainment of the MDGs.
Watch a video about how youth are engaging in efforts to support the attainment of the MDGs.
In this lesson students will understand graphic and written information describing the progress of different regions of the world in meeting the MDGs.
In this lesson, students will become familiar with the dimensions of world poverty, learn about the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and discover connections among the MDGs.