WORLD NOW


  • On average - and taking into account population size - income inequality increased by 11 per cent in developing countries between 1990 and 2010
  • Evidence from developing countries shows that children in the poorest 20% of the populations are still up to three times more likely to die before their fifth birthday than children in the richest quintiles
  • Persons with disabilities are up to five times more likely than average to incur catastrophic health expenditures
  • Women in rural areas are still up to three times more likely to die while giving birth than women living in urban centers

WORLD 2030


    GOAL: REDUCE INEQUALITY WITHIN AND AMONG COUNTRIES

  • Sustained income growth of the bottom 40 per cent of the population at a rate higher than the national average
  • Empowered and promoted social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status
  • Equal opportunity and reduced inequalities of outcome by eliminating discriminatory laws, policies and practices and promoting appropriate legislation, policies and action in this regard
  • Adopted fiscal, wage and social protection policies, and achieved greater equality
  • Improved regulation and monitoring of global financial markets and institutions, and strengthened implementation of such regulations
  • Enhanced representation and voice for developing countries in decision-making in global international economic and financial institutions to deliver more effective, credible, accountable and legitimate institutions
  • Orderly, safe, regular and responsible migration and mobility of people through implementation of planned and well-managed migration policies

HOW?


  • Implement the principle of special and differential treatment for developing countries, in particular least developed countries, in accordance with World Trade Organization agreements
  • Encourage official development assistance and financial flows, including foreign direct investment, to States where the need is greatest, in particular least developed countries, African countries, small island developing States and landlocked developing countries, in accordance with their national plans and programmes
  • By 2030, reduce to less than 3 per cent the transaction costs of migrant remittances and eliminate remittance corridors with costs higher than 5 per cent

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