Reducing poverty and improving equity

Reducing poverty and improving equity - because exceptional prosperity for the few at the expense of the many is neither justifiable nor sustainable.

Posted Sep 22, 2019 |  by UNDP

The twin threats of climate change and rising inequality are intertwined and challenging obstacles for humans. The effects of climate change will impact mostly the poor who have done the least to heat the planet. In this illustrated article, the UNDP argues that although innovation has exploded, and poverty has declined, the gap between the... Read More

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