Saturday, April 19, 2014

Important Documents

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United Nations Millennium Goals

1
Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Reduce by half the proportion of people living on less

    than a dollar a day.

  • Reduce by half the proportion of people who suffer fromhunger

2

Achieve universal primary education
  • Ensure that all boys and girls complete a full course ofprimary schooling.

3
Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education preferably by 2005, and at all levels by 2015.
4
Reduce child mortality
  • Reduce by two thirds the mortality rate among children under five
5
Improve maternal health
  • Reduce by three quarters the maternal mortality ratio
6
Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases
  • Halt and begin to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS
  • Halt and begin to reverse the incidence of malaria and other major diseases
7
Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Integrate the principles of sustainable development into country policies and programmes; reverse loss of environmental resources
  • Reduce by half the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water
  • Achieve significant improvement in lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers, by 2020
8
Develop a global partnership for development
  • Develop further an open trading and financial system that is rule-based, predictable and non-discriminatory, includes a commitment to good governance, development and poverty reduction— nationally and internationally
  • Address the least developed countries’ special needs. This includes tariff- and quota-free access for their exports; enhanced debt relief for heavily indebted poor countries; cancellation of official bilateral debt; and more generous official development assistance for countries committed to poverty reduction
  • Address the special needs of landlocked and small island developing States
  • Deal comprehensively with developing countries’ debt problems through national and international measures to make debt sustainable in the long term
  • In cooperation with the developing countries, develop decentand productive work for youth
  • In cooperation with pharmaceutical companies, provide access to affordable essential drugs in developing countries
  • In cooperation with the private sector, make available the benefits of new technologies— especially information and communications technologies

Member States

A

  • Afghanistan (19 November 1946)
  • Albania (14 December 1955)
  • Algeria (8 October 1962)
  • Andorra (28 July 1993)
  • Angola (1 December 1976)
  • Antigua and Barbuda (11 November 1981)
  • Argentina (24 October 1945)
  • Armenia (2 March 1992)
  • Australia (1 November 1945)
  • Austria (14 December 1955)
  • Azerbaijan (2 March 1992)

B

  • Bahamas (18 September 1973)
  • Bahrain (21 September 1971)
  • Bangladesh (17 September 1974)
  • Barbados (9 December 1966)
  • Belarus (24 October 1945)
  • Belgium (27 December 1945)
  • Belize (25 September 1981)
  • Benin (20 September 1960)
  • Bhutan (21 September 1971)
  • Bolivia (14 November 1945)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (22 May 1992)
  • Botswana (17 October 1966)
  • Brazil (24 October 1945)
  • Brunei Darussalam (21 September 1984)
  • Bulgaria (14 December 1955)
  • Burkina Faso (20 September 1960)
  • Burundi (18 September 1962)

C

  • Cambodia (14 December 1955)
  • Cameroon (20 September 1960)
  • Canada (9 November 1945)
  • Cape Verde (16 September 1975)
  • Central African Republic (20 September 1960)
  • Chad (20 September 1960)
  • Chile (24 October 1945)
  • China (24 October 1945)
  • Colombia (5 November 1945)
  • Comoros (12 November 1975)
  • Congo, Republic of the… (20 September 1960)
  • Costa Rica (2 November 1945)
  • Côte d’Ivoire (20 September 1960)
  • Croatia (22 May 1992)
  • Cuba (24 October 1945)
  • Cyprus (20 September 1960)
  • Czech Republic (19 January 1993)

D

E

  • Ecuador (21 December 1945)
  • Egypt (24 October 1945)
  • El Salvador (24 October 1945)
  • Equatorial Guinea (12 November 1968)
  • Eritrea (28 May 1993)
  • Estonia (17 September 1991)
  • Ethiopia (13 November 1945)

F

  • Fiji (13 October 1970)
  • Finland (14 December 1955)
  • France (24 October 1945)

G

  • Gabon (20 September 1960)
  • Gambia (21 September 1965)
  • Georgia (31 July 1992)
  • Germany (18 September 1973)
  • Ghana (8 March 1957)
  • Greece (25 October 1945)
  • Grenada (17 September 1974)
  • Guatemala (21 November 1945)
  • Guinea (12 December 1958)
  • Guinea-Bissau (17 September 1974)
  • Guyana (20 September 1966)

H

  • Haiti (24 October 1945)
  • Honduras (17 December 1945)
  • Hungary (14 December 1955)

I

  • Iceland (19 November 1946)
  • India (30 October 1945)
  • Indonesia (28 September 1950)
  • Iran, Islamic Republic of… (24 October 1945)
  • Iraq (21 December 1945)
  • Ireland (14 December 1955)
  • Israel (11 May 1949)Italy (14 December 1955)

J

  • Jamaica (18 September 1962)
  • Japan (18 December 1956)
  • Jordan (14 December 1955)

K

  • Kazakhstan (2 March 1992)
  • Kenya (16 December 1963)
  • Kiribati (14 September 1999)
  • Kuwait (14 May 1963)
  • Kyrgyzstan (2 March 1992)

L

  • Lao People’s Democratic Republic (14 December 1955)
  • Latvia (17 September 1991)
  • Lebanon (24 October 1945)
  • Lesotho (17 October 1966)
  • Liberia (2 November 1945)
  • Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (14 December 1955)
  • Liechtenstein (18 September 1990)
  • Lithuania (17 September 1991)
  • Luxembourg (24 October 1945)

M

  • Madagascar (20 September 1960)
  • Malawi (1 December 1964)
  • Malaysia (17 September 1957)
  • Maldives (21 September 1965)
  • Mali (28 September 1960)
  • Malta (1 December 1964)
  • Marshall Islands (17 September 1991)
  • Mauritania (27 October 1961)
  • Mauritius (24 April 1968)
  • Mexico (7 November 1945)
  • Micronesia, Federated States of… (17 September 1991)
  • Moldova (2 March 1992)
  • Monaco (28 May 1993)
  • Mongolia (27 October 1961)
  • Montenegro (28 June 2006)
  • Morocco (12 November 1956)
  • Mozambique (16 September 1975)
  • Myanmar (19 April 1948)

N

  • Namibia (23 April 1990)
  • Nauru (14 September 1999)
  • Nepal (14 December 1955)
  • Netherlands (10 December 1945)
  • New Zealand (24 October 1945)
  • Nicaragua (24 October 1945)
  • Niger (20 September 1960)
  • Nigeria (7 October 1960)

Norway (27 November 1945)

O

Oman (7 October 1971)

P

  • Pakistan (30 September 1947)
  • Palau (15 December 1994)
  • Panama (13 November 1945)
  • Papua New Guinea (10 October 1975)
  • Paraguay (24 October 1945)
  • Peru (31 October 1945)
  • Philippines (24 October 1945)
  • Poland (24 October 1945)
  • Portugal (14 December 1955)

Q

  • Qatar (21 September 1971)

R

T

  • Saint Kitts and Nevis (23 September 1983)
  • Saint Lucia (18 September 1979)
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (16 September 1980)
  • Samoa (15 December 1976)
  • San Marino (2 March 1992)
  • Sao Tome and Principe (16 September 1975)
  • Saudi Arabia (24 October 1945)
  • Senegal (28 September 1960)
  • Serbia (1 November 2000)
  • Seychelles (21 September 1976)
  • Sierra Leone (27 September 1961)
  • Singapore (21 September 1965)
  • Slovakia (19 January 1993)
  • Slovenia (22 May 1992)
  • Solomon Islands (19 September 1978)
  • Somalia (20 September 1960)
  • South Africa (7 November 1945)
  • Spain (14 December 1955)
  • Sri Lanka (14 December 1955)
  • Sudan (12 November 1956)
  • Suriname (4 December 1975)
  • Swaziland (24 September 1968)
  • Sweden (19 November 1946)
  • Switzerland (10 September 2002)
  • Syrian Arab Republic (24 October 1945)

S

  • Tajikistan (2 March 1992)
  • Thailand (16 December 1946)
  • The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (8 April 1993)
  • Timor-Leste (27 September 2002)
  • Togo (20 September 1960)
  • Tonga (14 September 1999)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (18 September 1962)
  • Tunisia (12 November 1956)
  • Turkey (24 October 1945)
  • Turkmenistan (2 March 1992)
  • Tuvalu (5 September 2000)

T

  • Uganda (25 October 1962)
  • Ukraine (24 October 1945)
  • United Arab Emirates (9 December 1971)
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (24 October 1945)
  • United Republic of Tanzania (14 December 1961)
  • United States of America (24 October 1945)
  • Uruguay (18 December 1945)
  • Uzbekistan (2 March 1992)

U

  • Uganda (25 October 1962)
  • Ukraine (24 October 1945)
  • United Arab Emirates (9 December 1971)
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (24 October 1945)
  • United Republic of Tanzania (14 December 1961)
  • United States of America (24 October 1945)
  • Uruguay (18 December 1945)
  • Uzbekistan (2 March 1992)

V

  • Vanuatu (15 September 1981)
  • Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of… (15 November 1945)
  • Viet Nam (20 September 1977)

Y

Z

  • Zambia (1 December 1964)
  • Zimbabwe (25 August 1980)