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WAGGGS Global Action Theme (GAT). Where are we going?. United Nations Millennium Development Goals. Eight areas of focus Aim to improve the lives of the world’s poorest people Agreed at the United Nations Millennium Summit All UN member states signed up Goals should be achieved by 2015.

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WAGGGSGlobal Action Theme (GAT)


Where are we going?


United Nations Millennium Development Goals

Eight areas of focus

Aim to improve the lives of the world’s poorest people

Agreed at the United Nations Millennium Summit

All UN member states signed up

Goals should be achieved by 2015

What are the MDGs?


Voices against poverty


Millennium Development Goals

MDG 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger

MDG 2: Achieve universal primary education

MDG 3: Promote gender equality and empower women

MDG 4: Reduce child mortality

MDG 5: Improve maternal health

MDG 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases

MDG 7: Ensure environmental sustainability

MDG 8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development


Our role as global citizens


Educate and raising awareness


Encourage advocacy


Foster international thinking


Build leadership skills


Strengthen Member Organizations


Africa

Association des Guides du Burundi

Kenya Girl Guides Association

Skotisma Zazavavy Eto Madagasikara (Madagascar)

Girl Guide Association of Zambia

Asia Pacific

Girl Guides Australia Incorporated

Girlguiding New Zealand

Pakistan Girl Guide Association

The Girl Guides Association of Thailand

Europe

Girl Guides Association of Cyprus

Danish Guide and Scout Association (Denmark)

Federazione Italiana Dello Scautismo (Italy)

Western Hemisphere

The Girl Guides Association of Barbados

Girl Guides of Canada

Asociación De Muchachas Guías Scouts de El Salvador

Girl Scouts of the USA

GAT Champions

Showcasing success


Our world


WAGGGS and the MDGs

girls worldwide say “ together we can end extreme poverty and hunger”

girls worldwide say “education opens doors for all girls and boys”

girls worldwide say “empowering girls will change our world”

girls worldwide say “together we can save children’s lives ”

girls worldwide say “every mother’s life and health is precious”  

girls worldwide say “we can stop the spread of AIDS, malaria and other diseases ”  

girls worldwide say “we can save our planet”

girls worldwide say “we can create peace through partnerships”

WAGGGS messages


Our future


"It is not in the United Nations that the Millennium Development Goals will be achieved. They have to be achieved in each of its Member States, by the joint efforts of their governments and people."

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan


Photos courtesy of Girl Guides Australia Incorporated, Girlguiding New Zealand,

The Girl Guides Association of Thailand and WAGGGS staff


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