“In which John examines the progress of the UN’s Millennium Development Goals over the last 15 years and looks ahead to the Global Goals. Can we live in a world where extreme poverty and undernourishment are rare? Are we closer to gender equality? How have infant mortality rates and maternal mortality rates changed in the last 25 years? And how will we ensure that the astonishing progress since 1990 continues?”
The world isn’t perfect, but it is getting better. The UN Millennium Goals were ambitious and overall have been a huge success (click here to see more from the Bill Gates videos the were referenced in the video above). Today, world leaders are setting a new batch of developmental goals to work on for the next 15 years. These Global Goals are even more ambitious and can give the global community direction and purpose.