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The Earth Charter Principles and Poverty

April 8th, 2013

The Earth Charter Principle III. 9 says “Eradicate poverty as an ethical, social, and environmental imperative.” We are not doing very well.

International support key to MDG progress, says top UN official

Challenges remain for world’s poorest countries despite poverty alleviation under 2015 targets, says UN undersecretary general

“…half of people in the LDCs – the world’s poorest 49 countries – still lived below $1.25 a day, the World Bank’s measure of extreme poverty.”

See the entire article at: http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2013/apr/05/international-support-key-mdg-progress

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