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Following the progress made under the Millennium Development Goals, which guided global development efforts in the years 2000-2015, the world's governments are currently negotiating a set of Sustainable Development Goals for the period 2016-2030 .The Millennium Development Goals focused on ending extreme poverty, hunger and preventable disease, and were the most important global development goals in the United Nations' history. But will a new set of goals help the world shift from a dangerous business-as-usual path to one of true sustainable development? In September 2000, the U.N. General Assembly adopted the "Millennium Declaration," which included the Millennium Development Goals.Global goals helped to galvanize a global effort.There is nothing inevitable about achieving large-scale results after stating a goal or goals.In his final address to the U.N. in September 1963, Kennedy described contemporary peacemaking by quoting Archimedes, who, "in explaining the principles of the lever, was said to have declared to his friends: 'Give me a place where I can stand – and I shall move the world'." Fifty years on, it is our generation's turn to move the world toward sustainable development.
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