Archive for month November, 2016

  • November 9, 2016

    Dimensions of...

    In the last two decades, the world has achieved a vast improvement in social living conditions for the global poorest population. The 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Report unveils an outstanding world performance: people living under extreme poverty declined from 47 percent in 1990 to 14 percent in 2015, falling

  • November 8, 2016

    Development Challenges...

    In 2015, at the highest political level, the international community reached three global agreements: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA) and the Paris Agreement (COP 21). These three Agreements articulate a comprehensive, long-term and world-wide strategy to...

  • November 8, 2016

    Nine strategies...

    The United Nations declared the 17th of October as the day for the eradication of poverty. This year the topic was “ending poverty in all its forms”, as it is stated in the Sustainable Development Goal #1, from the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.   Eradicating poverty is feasible. Alongside...

  • November 8, 2016

    Hunger and...

    It is well known that adequate feeding and nutrition are key elements for good health and growth of human beings. However, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), about 795 million people out of the 7.3 billion people in the world do not have enough food to...

  • November 8, 2016

    Multidimensional Poverty:...

    The first UN Sustainable Development Goal “End poverty in all its forms everywhere” sets as second target: “By 2030, reduce at least by half the proportion of men, women and children of all ages living in poverty in all its dimensions according to national definitions”. In Mexico, poverty levels are...

  • November 3, 2016

    The Debate...

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  • November 2, 2016

    Beyond school...

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