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Eradicating Poverty Remains An Urgent Challenge, U.N. Deputy SG Says At ECOSOC

U.N. News Centre: Task of eradicating poverty must be met ‘with a sense of urgency,’ says deputy U.N. chief
“Eradicating poverty remains the greatest global challenge, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed said [Monday], calling for a collective and comprehensive approach that recognizes the multidimensional nature the issue and its interaction with other aspects. ‘Addressing poverty, inequality, climate change, food insecurity and a sluggish and unpredictable global economy requires integrated responses and engagement by all actors,’ Ms. Mohammed said at the opening of the 2017 Integration Segment of the U.N. Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)…” (5/8).