Day: 22 March 2016

UN: $1.4tn a Year Required for the World’s Poorest

According to the UN, it will cost $1.4tn (£985bn) a year to end the extreme poverty of 700 million people and meet the other ambitious targets enshrined in the world’s new development agenda. The 17 new sustainable development goals (SDGs), agreed by world leaders in September 2015, include aims to stabilise climate change, achieve gender …

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