MDG 500

500 Day Milestone until the target date for the Millennium Development Goals

August 18, 2014 marks the 500 day milestone until the target date to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. We participated in a 500-minute long digital rally. UNDP staff around the world tweeted their photo highlights on MDG achievements using #MDGmomentum. See a selection here:

Get involved!

Want to help us achieve the Millennium Development Goals before the target date in 2015? Here are some ways how you can get involved:

  • Give what you can

    Every dollar counts

    Your donation is helping the UN to provide rapid response and relief to the victims of humanitarian disasters around the worldmore

  • Do something

    Become a volunteer

    Find out how you can be part of the humanitarian community's work and reach out to people in need.more

500 Days: Make them count
Join our campaign
Milllennium Development Goals


In 2000, 189 nations made a promise to free people from extreme poverty and multiple deprivations. This pledge turned into the eight Millennium Development Goals.


Read more