Religion & Spirituality
Life and Faith: Ending Extreme Poverty
In the year 2000 The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) laid out a bold vision for the ways the developing world could assist the poorest countries out of poverty and to find ways to foster better environments for the most vulnerable people and communities on the planet. The aim was to halve extreme poverty by 2015.
How did it go?
The Rev Dr Joel Edwards is the International Director of Micah challenge – a coalition of Christian organisations that aimed to hold governments to account for their pledges made at the turn of the century.
He was in Australia with TEAR international and we caught up with him to discuss the progress of the MDGs – what has gone well, and where there is still a lot of work to do.
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