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Poverty and hunger

Report / 1st October 2012

Part 3 of the report 'Financing the Global Sharing Economy' introduces the 10 policies that could enable the international community to mobilise more than $2.8 trillion within a short number of years, money that governments should use to strengthen and scale up the sharing economy both nationally and globally.

Report / 1st October 2012

This section of the report 'Financing the Global Sharing Economy' argues that preventing the excessive leakage of revenues through tax avoidance and tax evasion is perhaps the first and most important step governments can take to secure additional financial resources and strengthen the sharing economy.

Report / 1st October 2012

This section of the report Financing the Global Sharing Economy argues that there can be no justification for advanced economies redistributing so little of their national incomes to assist those living in extreme poverty around the world. It presents the need for a much more generous vision of overseas development assistance, alongside major reforms to the international aid architecture.

Report / 27th June 2012

If world leaders and policymakers are paying merely lip service to the unfolding human and environmental catastrophe, is the growing power of the people's voice sufficient to challenge the immense forces that stand in the way of creating a just and sustainable world?

Blog / 20th June 2012

As we celebrate National Sharing Day, let’s make sure we advocate for sharing in all its forms. The true milestone for the Age of Sharing will be the creation of a global sharing economy that ensures we end poverty and live sustainably.

Article / 2nd May 2012

Wenn es uns ein Anliegen ist, die andauernde, und auch kriminelle Hungersnot in einer Welt des Überflusses zu beenden,  können wir unser Handeln nicht nur auf unser Land oder unsere Gemeinde beschränken. Stattdessen sollten wir das Teilen der Nahrungsmittel auf einer globalen Ebene ins Auge fassen, vor allem hinsichtlich einer Politik, den Hunger abzuschaffen, sagt Mohammed Mesbahi

Article / 28th March 2012

The policy interpretations given by some critics of the World Bank's global poverty data are yet another form of their own political filtering. Some people just don't want to accept that the living standards of the poorest could evolve over time in any way contrary to what their political beliefs would appear to dictate, argues Martin Ravallion.

Article / 16th March 2012

The World Bank's latest data suggests a decline in global poverty throughout every region of the developing world, as well as the fulfillment of the Millennium Development Goal on halving poverty well ahead of schedule. But is this really the 'good news' that we are led to believe?

News / 26th February 2012

Share The World’s Resources convened a book launch and panel discussion on slum growth and urban poverty in the Global South, held on Wednesday 24 February at the Amnesty International UK headquarters in London.

Blog / 15th December 2011

The events of 2011 may well go down in history as constituting the most significant turning point of modern times.