The world leaders, meeting at the United Nations in 2000, have set eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
that aim to transform the condition of humankind in the 21st century.
These Goals now guide the policies of Governments and the priorities of
Achieving the MDGs is requiring the massive expansion of
human learning. In this context, the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is the only international
intergovernmental agency that focuses exclusively on using technologies to expand
the scope and scale of human learning.