High School General Assembly Second Committee C


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Representing country: Afghanistan

Delegate: Charlotte Pearson

School: Ermitage

General Assembly Second Committee C

Eradication of poverty and other development issues:

In 2015 all countries agreed on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  The number one goal was to end poverty in all its forms everywhere by 2030. Although global poverty rates have been cut by more than half since 2000, not enough progress has been made.  767 million people live below the extreme poverty line, and about 689 million are also experiencing severe food insecurity. According to the World Economic Situation and Prospects’ mid-2018 update, the economic growth in Less Developed Countries (LDCs) is not fast enough to erad...