Committee
General Assembly Second Committee - ECOFIN
Country
Philippines

Author

Martin San Pedro
Philippines

Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/9635

PHILIPPINES ON ECONOMIC INEQUALITY

Country: Republic of the Philippines

Committee: General Assembly – Economic and Financial Committee

Topic Area: Reducing Economic Inequality and Financing Sustainable Development

Economic Inequality, both within and between countries, have always been a key problem in the world. In year 2000, the United Nations adopted the Millennium Development Goals with eradicating extreme poverty and hunger as its first goal. By 2015 however, the first goal of the MDGs is yet to be accomplished. In response, the United Nations adopted the more recent Sustainable Development Goals (Post-2015 Development Agenda), with a more comprehensive goals and plans of actions concerning poverty and economic development, including the Goal 10: Reduced Income Inequality within and among Countries. The Philippines, under the...