The Millennium Development Goals adopted by United Nations member states in 2000 were meant to improve a variety of situations affecting the well-being of their inhabitants by 2015: poverty, hunger, education, disease, gender equality and environmental sustainability. In this book, Chukwuebuka Dominic Onyechi evaluates the performance of Nigeria with respect to achieving these goals.He describes the challenges faced by the country and evaluates its successes and failures goal by goal to establish what worked, what didn't, and why.
Chukwuebuka Dominic Onyechi is a specialist in international development. He has worked for various development agencies, some within the United Nations system, as well as NGOs. Dr. Onyechi earned his Ph.D.in international relations and diplomacy from the Centre d'Etudes Diplomatiques et Stratégiques in Paris, having previously obtained university degrees in Nigeria and the United States