Integrated Liberal Studies Global Cultures

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Due to rapid globalization effects and the growing concern about the difference in lives in the world especially between the developed and the developing nations, the United Nations met in 2000, and drafted the Millennium Development Goals. These goals take into consideration the human rights declaration of 1948 and the 1966 economic covenant.


All these were targeted to be achieved by the year 2015 with the desire to have made a great stride in achieving the goals. But perhaps to make a simple insight into the achievements, it can be said that the world has achieved little and is far behind the schedule. By the set year of 2015, little will have achieved. But what is hindering the achievement of these goals despite the consulted effort and all the strategies applied to achieve them Perhaps Dalai Lama has given us a more insight about the economic goals set by the United Nations and what is hindering their achievement. (Lama, 1999)
Dalai Lama seems to reckon with the sense expressed in the economic goals. He asserts to the concept that, the world has changed and it has grown to be a global village. Globalization is the new order of the day and the world cannot shy away from it. He expresses that the concept of globalization has helped to bring the world together, which reckons that no part of the world and no country of the world can live alone. (Dalai Lama, 1999)
Dalai Lama raises great concerns that have been generated by the current state of inequality in the word. ...
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