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Poverty Eradication and Inequality Reduction - Key Goals for Development

A ministerial dialogue was convened this morning about poverty eradication and inequality reduction. Before the start of the discussion, ECOSOC President Mr. Sajdik addressed how inequality remains to be the biggest obstacle in achieving poverty eradication and sustainable development. 408 more words


Challenging Consumption: There's no 'I' in consume

The European Environmental Agency has suggested that consumption is the mother of all environmental issues, but the geography of global consumption is highly uneven. On the one hand large numbers of people within the Global North exhibit unsustainable patterns of hyper-consumerism, conversely many living within territories of the Global South face poverty and hunger that result from inadequate or under-consumption. 676 more words