United Nations Human Rights Council


Romy Fagbemi

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Comitee: Human right council Country : Nigéria Delegate : FAGBEMI Romy, Lille 2 university Topic B : Coming up with innovative solutions to eradicate hunger and poverty across Member States

795 million people or one in nine people in the world do not have enough to eat. 98% of the world’s undernourished people live in developing countries. Asia , Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America are the most touched by the hunger. Every 10 seconds, a child dies from hunger-related diseases. It’s can not continue anymore. It is a serious problem. This Poverty and huger not permit a better world because they are one of the cause of the young people enrolment in terrorist’s groups. It’s important to fight huger and poverty for promot a better futur , a better world for the others generations.

As at 2010, the Gini coefficient of Nigeria is rated medium, at 0.43. However, there are more rural poor than urban poor. This is correlated with differential access to infrastructure and amenities. This results from the composition of Nigeria's economy, especially the energy (oil) and agriculture sectors. Oil exports contribute significantly to government revenues; it contributes 9% to the GDP, and employs only a fraction of the population. Agriculture, however, contributes to about 17% of GDP, and employs about 30% of the population. This incongruence is compounded by the fact that oil revenue is poorly distributed among the population, with higher government spending in urban areas than rur...