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Poverty: the human rights approach
UNESCO's ethical and intellectual mandate and its role in standard setting and policy promotion, places it in a key position to contribute to achieving the first of the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), that of eradicating poverty, especially extreme poverty and hunger.

Solidarity Days Against Poverty in the Framework of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (17 October)
Paris-La Défense, France; 13-10-2008 - 17-10-2008
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty More...

International Forum “Strengthening the GCC-Africa cooperation”
Manama, Bahrain; 01-12-2008 - 03-12-2008
The human rights-based approach to poverty eradication at the International Forum “Strengthening the GCC-Africa cooperation” More...

Understanding Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: Alternative Theories and Practices
Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Bologna; 13-03-2009 - 13-03-2009

Conference on "Eradicating poverty, a last utopia?"
Room IV, UNESCO House, Paris, France; 05-11-2009 - 05-11-2009

Experts' Meeting on Poverty
Institut d'études de sécurité de l'Union européenne, Paris, France; 09-12-2009 - 11-12-2009
"A Human Rights-Based Approach to Poverty: Validation of the Policy Papers from the UNESCO Poverty Eradication and Human Rights Programme” More...

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Eradication of Poverty,
especially Extreme Poverty

UN Millennium Development Goal 1

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