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Reduced Inequalities

In September 2015, 193 world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development. If these Goals are completed, it would mean an end to extreme poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030.
Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries.

  • [New] Global goals tackling poverty, inequality, injustice and climate change face a $100 trillion funding shortfall and are likely to be missed unless 10% of global economic output is directed to the U.N. targets every year to 2030. News24
  • [New] Climate change is a serious threat to our planet and people from all walks of life and is a major concern for communities already vulnerable due to social inequalities. Eliot Smith Dance
  • Quality learning opportunities must be deployed by governments, cross-sector industry leaders, and local communities alike to encourage learning experiences that adapt to today's world, drive income generation, prevent worsening inequality, and provide a prosperous future for all. MIT SOLVE
  • The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the world and it has further exacerbated the inequalities that exist in the availability of support and opportunities that young people need to thrive. UK Youth
  • The Chinese government in recent months has ramped up scrutiny of US-listed Chinese companies, among others, citing efforts to tackle issues ranging from anti-competitive behavior, pay inequality, and potential security risks in Chinese firms listing in the US. Business Insider Australia
  • The main motivations for regulatory tightening in the past year include containing leverage and financial risk, reducing social inequality and improving social harmony, reducing monopoly power and enhancing government oversight of market rules, and improving data and information security. Caixin Global Limited
  • Indonesia's income inequality might increase as the rise in real income of upper-income households exceeds the rise in real income of lower-income households. Science Direct
  • More than a year has passed since COVID-19 started to plunge the world into chaos, exposing the vulnerabilities and inequalities of a global food system that was already struggling to provide access to healthy diets and adequate nutrition for billions of people. Landscape News
  • China's success in addressing domestic stability concerns including high wealth inequality and diminishing economic growth will go a long way to bolstering its foreign policy. Jamestown
  • U.S. regulators authorized giving an extra dose of Covid-19 vaccine to the most vulnerable people, but it's a decision that comes with a price, as it could further exacerbate vaccine inequality across the world. LinkedIn
  • We are calling for a more equitable distribution of vaccines which we urgently need and an increase in bilateral supply to African states to prevent inequalities which will effectively delay global recovery efforts. PPN RSS Feed
  • A world transformed by climate change that refuses to address inequality will be one where the wealthy in Phoenix hide from a 120 degree heat in air conditioned domes, while the poor in India and other poor countries die from the heat of the summer sun. Utopia or Dystopia
  • Demographic shifts, combined with climate change, rising inequality, and new technologies, create fragility risks for both low- and middle-income societies. BSR
  • While some experiences are shared across groups, health inequalities will inevitably show up differently in a Pakistani community in northern England compared to a Chinese community in central London as a result of differing determinants of health. The King's Fund
  • Global health advocates are pushing back on the Biden administration's anticipated plans to start offering Americans a booster dose of coronavirus vaccine, arguing it will only deepen global inequalities. The Hill
  • Canada's Conservatives will take action to end gender inequality, address the gender pay gap, protect the fundamental right to personal safety for all women and ensure that all women have access to the health care they need. wp-content
  • The central government is cracking down on the education industry to address inequality and skyrocketing costs, and efforts to reduce the burden on children - like Shanghai's testing cuts - also offer an opportunity to adjust what they learn. Nikkei Asia
  • Half measures will not work; if the world's food supply is made insecure by climate change, food waste, and inequality, then no part of it is invulnerable until the entire system is protected. AFN
  • NS - SEC group 2 would see the difference in smoking prevalence increase, from 1.5 times higher to over 3 times higher than NS-SEC group 1 in 2039. Cancer Research UK
  • In the 21st century, the definition of security and its global architecture are changing under the pressure of transnational, non-traditional threats such as migration, climate change and inequality, in an unresponsive global governance system. Atlantic Council
  • Even though a [global] depression would create unfathomable hardship, it could create opportunities to redesign global economic institutions and their underlying doctrines to meet the worsening challenges of inequality, climate change, and pervasive economic insecurity. NOQ Report - Conservative Christian News, Opinions, and Quotes

Last updated: 19 September 2021


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