SDG1 - No Poverty: Making the Dream a Reality

Katarzyna Cichos
Cardinal Stefan WyszyƄski University in Warsaw, Poland

Amanda Lange Salvia
University of Passo Fundo, Brazil


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Product Details
Format:
Paperback
ISBN:
9781787696280
Published:
13 Nov 2018
Publisher:
Emerald Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
120 pages - 129 x 198mm
Series:
Concise Guides to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
For many decades the international community has endeavoured to eliminate extreme poverty; however, it is estimated that around 800 million people still live below the international poverty line of $1.90 a day. This book looks this global problem and presents applicable solutions to show that we can eliminate poverty today and meet the challenge of the UN Sustainable Development Goal 1. 

The first part of the book discusses what poverty and development are and asks whether the right to development is an international commitment to eradicate poverty. The second part looks at the strategy of the Sustainable Development Goals, and the concept of happiness for all people in the world. It examines the proposition of SDG1, evaluates the first actions taken in this area, and presents the best practice of recent SDG implementation. The final part considers several proposals and presents suggestions on how to make global action more effective. 

Concise Guides to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals comprises 17 short books, each examining one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The series provides an integrated assessment of the SDGs from economic, legal, social, environmental and cultural perspectives.
1. Introduction
2. Poverty and development
3. The right to development as an international commitment to eradicate poverty
4. The principles of development aid policy
5. A framework of policies to combat poverty
6. Sustainable Development Goal 1
7. Good and bad practices in the eradication of poverty
8. New horizons for the eradication of poverty - recommendations
9. Conclusion
Katarzyna Cichos works as a researcher and lecturer at the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw. Her research interests focus on public international law, with a specific emphasis on the legal and institutional aspects of the Sustainable Development Goals and international trade law. She holds a PhD in Law.  

Amanda Lange Salvia is a doctoral student in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Passo Fundo, Brazil. Her research interests include sustainability, sustainable cities, sustainable universities, environment management, energy efficiency and the Sustainable Development Goals.

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