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UN Poverty

UN Calls For End To Poverty 'In All Its Forms Everywhere' By 2030

AP | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.03.2015 | Impact

The 193 U.N. member states have reached agreement on a new development agenda for the next 15 years that calls for eradicating poverty and hunger, ach...

Bad News For Latin America

AP | LUIS ANDRES HENAO | Posted 12.05.2013 | Latino Voices

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean is now easing at a slower pace, the UN's regional economic body said on Thursday, ...

Hey UN, We Need Better Ways To Measure Poverty

www.theguardian.com | Posted 09.25.2013 | Impact

The international community needs to move away from using economic benchmarks to measure development progress if it is serious about ending extreme po...

UN Head: We Need To Put Women At Center Of Fight Against Poverty

www.theguardian.com | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka has just witnessed blatant sexism on her doorstep. The Zimbabwe president, Robert Mugabe, castigated Lindiwe Zulu, a top South ...