USG Acharya presents The State of Least Developed Countries Report  2014 to press in New York

USG Acharya presents The State of Least Developed Countries Report 2014 to press in New York

Greater effort needed to eradicate extreme poverty in the world’s most vulnerable nations

While the world’s 48 most vulnerable nations continue to  make in-roads into poverty reduction, a far greater effort is needed if these countries are to eradicate extreme poverty by 2020, according to a report launched at the United Nations today. UN-OHRLLS’ flagship report The State of Least Developed Countries 2014, details how LDCs have seen incremental economic and social gains, however they continue to be among the most vulnerable to external shocks, such as economic crises, climate-related events, natural disasters and health-related threats.

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