ANALYSIS – UN Sustainable Development Goals and our response

Only this way can the goals of eliminating poverty, hunger and inequality and of providing education and healthcare services to all be achieved” …

by · Tuesday, 22 December 2020 · Turkey

How The Covid Has Triggered Poverty

“We are seeing only the beginning of the tsunami,” warns Olivier de Schutter, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights.

by · Saturday, 5 December 2020 · Turkey

‘On poverty alleviation, China is on the right track’

"China has removed all poor counties from the poverty list, and eradicated absolute poverty and regional poverty," declared President Xi Jinping. "Nearly …

by · Saturday, 5 December 2020 · China, Turkey

Pakistani premier proposes economic recovery plan at UN

Outlining 10-point strategy at UN General Assembly, Khan says some 100M people could fall into extreme poverty due to virus. News Service 04 …

by · Friday, 4 December 2020 · Pakistan, Turkey

Virus fuels poverty in least developed countries: UN

Up to 32 million people in these countries could be pushed into extreme poverty in 2020 due to falling income levels, widespread employment losses, …

by · Thursday, 3 December 2020 · Turkey

Poverty rates in Iraq, Iran rise amid COVID-19

Poverty in Iraq, which had amounted to 20% in 2018, or nearly 10 million people, has risen to 31.7% following the COVID-19 outbreak, Serife Akinci, an …

by · Thursday, 26 November 2020 · Iran, Iraq, Turkey

Occupation of Gaza cost $16.7B over 11 years: UN

The poverty gap could have been 4.2%, one-fifth of the current 20%. Since the Palestinian resistance group Hamas took control of Gaza in June 2007, 2 …

by · Thursday, 26 November 2020 · Palestinian, Turkey

Putin calls unemployment, poverty biggest global risks

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday called poverty and mass unemployment triggered by the pandemic the biggest global risks. Speaking at …

by · Saturday, 21 November 2020 · Turkey

Putin warns of economic effects of coronavirus pandemic

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that millions of people may drop into poverty because of the coronavirus pandemic. "Alarming trends are …

by · Friday, 20 November 2020 · Turkey

In Zimbabwe, teachers’ suicides ‘on the rise’

Several teachers have committed suicide because of poverty, several families are breaking up or separating because of poverty," the New Zimbabwe …

by · Tuesday, 3 November 2020 · Turkey