1. When were they formed
- They were formed in September 2000 at the United Nations Headquarters.
2. Why were they formed
- They were formed to secure the basic human rights for every person in the world, and to promote equality and slash poverty and disparity across all countries; this will help prevent the poverty cycle, save millions of lives and build a better world for everyone to live in.
3. List them and one target
Eradicate extreme hunger and poverty
Achieve universal primary education
- Ensure that by 2015, males and females everywhere will be able to complete a full course of primary school.
Promote gender equality and empower women
Reduce child mortality
Improve maternal health
Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases
Ensure environmental sustainability
- Reverse the loss of environmental resources and incorporate principles of sustainable development in every nation
Develop a global partnership for development