Senior Final

Posted: May 30, 2011 by mcculloughmg in Uncategorized
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Senor final

THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS: Fixing Global Issues

The eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – which range from halving extreme poverty to halting the spread of HIV/AIDS and providing universal primary education, all by the target date of 2015 – form a blueprint agreed to by all the world’s countries and all of the world’s leading development institutions. They have galvanized unprecedented efforts to meet the needs of the world’s poorest.

Process:

1.  Read the Millennium Development Goals as outlined by the United Nations.  Click on red tabs for each Goal.

2.  Select one of the following world regions.  Work must represent the entire region.  Within the region you must deeply explore 2 countries of your choice.

Middle East Central America/Caribbean
North Africa Sub Saharan Africa

One helpful resource The CIA World Fact Book (Provides facts compiled by country and region)

3.  Select three different global issues from the list below:

– Environmental Pollution/Sustainability

–  Overpopulation

–  Refugees

–  Spread of disease

–  Education/children and gender equality

– Ethnic conflict

4.  Task – Using PowerPoint, Prezi.com or a comparable presentation tool please complete the following:

1.  (35pts)  Using the three Global Issues selected from the list above, identify specific examples of global challenges facing your chosen region/countries.  Research and gather information as to the causes of these problems within chosen countries especially.  Visuals and bulleted information required in presentation.
2.  (35pts):  Compile a list of legitimate ideas as to how the Millennium Goals could be achieved within your countries and region. Focus must be on the 3 Global Issues you selected as they relate to the  Millennium Goals.  Please clearly state which MDGs you are addressing and how.

3.  (30pts): Write a one page (double spaced) paper detailing your feelings about the likelihood of the United Nations and the World fixing Global Issues addressed in the MDGs by 2015 as hoped.  Must include examples from your research.

*  ALL SOURCES IN THIS PROJECT MUST BE CITED USING MLA FORMATTING!

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Comments
  1. Quinshayla Kelley says:

    This is driving me crazy!! I need some major HELP!!!

    • mcculloughmg says:

      Email me your questions and I’ll try to help. Basically do the 3 tasks at the bottom of the assignment!

      • Quinshayla Kelley says:

        I am having trouble getting pictures on the prezi site. Will you help me with this during class?

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