Poverty isn’t just a lack of income. Behind GDP statistics, there are still millions of people who are denied the basic ability to lead a life of dignity with full rights and freedoms, who are discriminated against and excluded from political decisions, and who are directly exposed to violations of their civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights.
- Marta Pedrajas, policy specialist with the UNDP (United Nations Development Programme)
- Francisco Lorenzo, coordinator of the Caritas Spain Study Team and Fundación FOESSA since 2006
Coordinated by: NGDO Coordination Group - Spain
01 March 2018Talks SOS Sustainable Development: Moving Ahead and Leaving No One Behind
Our current model of growth and progress leaves millions of people behind (…)
09 May 2018Talks Ending Hunger: Unlimited Production or a New System?
Land grabbing, import practices, GMO monocropping and inordinate pressure on natural resources are not promoting (…)
14 November 2018Talks Educating for Transformation
According to the United Nations, more than 265 million boys and girls are not in school (…)
12 December 2018Talks Action, Reaction: Have We Gotten Used to Climate Change?
It’s not coming, it’s already here. Alarm bells are sounding across the globe (…)