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Oxfam has calculated that if inequality in the region were to be reduced by five points between 2011 and 2019, some 17.4 million people could move out of poverty. If the opposite were to occur, a five-point increase could result in an additional 18 million people living in poverty.

Commission on Global Poverty: Share Your Ideas on Measuring Extreme Poverty

In 2013, the World Bank Group announced two goals that would guide its development work worldwide. The first is the eradication of chronic extreme poverty. More formally, it is the target of bringing the number of extremely poor people, defined as those living on less than 1.25 ppp-adjusted dollars a day, to less than 3% of the world population by 2030. The second is the boosting of shared prosperity, defined as promoting the growth of per capita real income of the poorest 40% of the population in each country.

Date/Time:
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 10:30 to Monday, November 30, 2015 - 10:30

Fourth video part of the research-advocacy-policy workshop Substantive Equality for Women: Connecting Human Rights and Public Policy organized by UNRISD, UNWomen and OHCHR on 15 June 2015.

Third video part of the research-advocacy-policy workshop Substantive Equality for Women: Connecting Human Rights and Public Policy organized by UNRISD, UNWomen and OHCHR on 15 June 2015.

Second video part of the research-advocacy-policy workshop Substantive Equality for Women: Connecting Human Rights and Public Policy organized by UNRISD, UNWomen and OHCHR on 15 June 2015.

First video part of the research-advocacy-policy workshop Substantive Equality for Women: Connecting Human Rights and Public Policy organized by UNRISD, UNWomen and OHCHR on 15 June 2015.

PARADIGM SHIFT OR LOST OPPORTUNITY? TAKING STOCK OF PROGRESS IN ADVANCING HUMAN RIGHTS THROUGH THE SDGS

genda 2030, a new global sustainable development framework to replace the Millennium Development Goals, will be adopted at the United Nations General Assembly this month, but can it deliver on its promises? The Center for Economic and Social Rights invites you to panel event bringing together leading figures from the fields of human rights advocacy, academia and the UN to reflect critically on the progress made in securing human rights in Agenda 2030.

Date/Time:
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 18:30 to 20:00

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