"The Sustainable International Development Institute (SIDI) is an organization of individuals at the Graduate School of International Studies who are interested in development issues.
SIDI is dedicated to the improvement of the human condition through the creation of a more sustainable world. Our mission is to promote innovative, effective global development by participating in grass-roots activism, region specific research, and the exchange of ideas and information."
"The eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – which range from halving extreme poverty to halting the spread of HIV/AIDS and providing universal primary education, all by the target date of 2015 – form a blueprint agreed to by all the world’s countries and all the world’s leading development institutions. They have galvanized unprecedented efforts to meet the needs of the world’s poorest.