Millennium Development Goals

World leaders adopted the Millennium Declaration in the year 2000, and pledged to ‘spare no effort to free our fellow men, women and children from the abject and dehumanising conditions of extreme poverty.’ With only five years remaining, efforts for the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) become increasingly important.

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Human Development Index

The Human Development Index (HDI) is a comparative measure of development worldwide. It is a composite statistic used to rank countries by level of "human development" based on life expectancy, literacy, education and standards of living.

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Future of the Global Muslim Population

The number of Muslims around the world is expected to rise by about 35% to approximately 2.2 billion by 2030. Some of the major and minor factors responsible for these demographic shifts in Global Muslim population are shown in this report.

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The Muslim 500

The 500 Most Influential Muslims sets out to ascertain the influence some Muslims have on their community, or on behalf of the community. Influence is: any person who has the power (be it positive or negative, cultural, ideological, financial, political or otherwise) to make a change that will have a significant impact on the Muslim World. The list selects Muslim individuals from a range of categories of influence, 14 in total: (Scholarly, Political, Administration of Religious Affairs, Preachers and Spiritual Teachers, Philanthropy/Charity and Development, Social Issues, Business, Science and Technology, Arts and Culture, Qur’an Recitors, Media, Celebrities and Sports Stars, Radicals, and Issues of the Day). This list acts as an opportunity to shed some light on the many challenges and pioneering triumphs that are present at the very crux of shaping the Muslim community.

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