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News on Inequality

EBRD Transition Report 2013: Emerging economies can break through reform stagnation

EBRD Transition Report 2013: Emerging economies can break through reform stagnation

Reviving reforms is essential to put economic convergence back on track.

Insecurity obstructs social, economic development in Latin America - UN Report

Insecurity obstructs social, economic development in Latin America - UN Report

Latin America remains the most unequal and most insecure region in the world, the United Nations reported today, calling for inclusive economic growth and enhanced security and justice institutions as the most efficient ways to reduce insecurity.

Report Finds 400 Million Children Living in Extreme Poverty

The number of people living in extreme poverty around the world has sharply declined over the past three decades, but in 2010 it still includes roughly 400 million children, or one -third of those living in such abysmal conditions, according to a new World Bank analysis released today that for the first time gives an in-depth profile of the poorest people in the world.

The G20 Leaders Declaration has been published

The G20 Leaders Declaration has been published

The G20 Leaders Declaration has been published following the G20 Summit in St.Petersburg.

Civil20: Tackle inequality within and between nations

Governments struggling to meet community needs and aspirations must listen to a broad range of voices as their leaders meet for the world’s premier economic forum in Russia this week.



Expert Views on Inequality

Inequality seen as bar to development
With the richest 1% of the population now owning 40% of global assets, and the bottom half sharing just 1%, inequality is fast being recognized as a stubborn underlying obstacle to development.

World Vision’s response to the G20 2013
Success as the G20 recognises need to tackle inequality for the first time.

Oxfam verdict on the G20 Russia Summit
On tax, Syria and inequality.



Documents on Inequality