mobilmeny

Ending Poverty

Ending Poverty

VIDEO: Prof. Thomas Pogge, spoke about the Millennium Development Goals in a keynote address held at RSA

20 November 2012 | London, UK

Pogge argues that much of today's severe poverty constitutes a human rights violation committed through supranational rule design. The eradication of severe poverty requires mainstreaming the concern for the poor beyond the niche of development assistance.

In Pogge's view, the first Millennium Development Goal - the aim to reduce the number of extremely poor and the number of chronically undernourished by 27 percent in the 1990-2015 period – was and is grotesquely under-ambitious and, in fact, these MDGs, not coupled with tasks or responsibilities of specific agents, were not genuine goals at all. What we need post-2015 is the commitment to eradicate severe poverty fast and completely, coupled with clear responsibilities assigned to specific competent actors to keep the effort on a clear path to delivery.

Source: Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce

09.05.2016
Share:         
UiB ISC

CROP News and Events

TRANSNATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS IN THE ENABLEMENT OF SUSTAINABLE WATER ACCESSIBILITY IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

January 2019

CROP POVERTY BRIEF 48: By Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran (Senior Lecturer in Development Studies at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Nigeria, and Research Coordinator at Migration and Development in Africa Monitors (MDAM), Nigeria)

Consolidating South Africa's Emerging Democratic Developmental State through Developmental Local Government

December 2018

CROP POVERTY BRIEF: By Isaac Khambule (PhD Candidate at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and a Researcher at the Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa)

Organisational Changes at the CROP Secretariat

1 December 2018

The University of Bergen (UiB) and the International Science Council (ISC) have announced organisational changes at the CROP Secretariat.

News from CROPNET

SDG Conference Bergen

7-8 February 2019 | University of Bergen

re:thinking/re:working - Addressing the inequality of knowledge

CODESRIA 15th General Assembly

17-21 December, 2018 | Dakar, Senegal

EVENT: Africa and the Crisis of Globalisation.

Launch of International Science Council (ISC)

5 July (09.00-18.00 CEST)

LIVESTREAM: the founding of ISC will be celebrated with a Science Day.

Menu