Global Poverty

New year of advocacy

With the New Year comes new beginnings, new goals and new hope. This January resolve to raise your voice for 30 days of advocacy

By signing-up to the pledge you will receive weekly emails for one month that will give you the tools you need to advocate for increased development assistance funds. You will help influence Canada to commit 0.7% of national income to Official Development Assistance (ODA) by 2020. 

Réduire la pauvreté mondiale

All the suffering in the world is difficult to hear about, but we must face the realities of our global community and seek solutions. Change is possible. Help us lobby for more and better aid, including the 0.7% that Canada has promised.

Poverty dims our collective future. Don't accept it as a given.

Report on the World Social Situation 2010 "Rethinking Poverty"

Fifteen years ago, in Copenhagen, global leaders at the World Summit for Social Development described poverty eradication as an ethical, political and economic imperative, and identified it as one of the three pillars of social development. Poverty eradication has since become the overarching objective of development, as reflected in the internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals, which set the target of halving global extreme poverty by 2015

GCAP Applauds Korea For Inviting More Voices To The G20 Table

September 25, 2010 - 8:39am

Make Poverty History is part of the Global Call to Action Against Poverty.

The Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP), the world's largest network of anti-poverty coalitions, at its once-in-three year general assembly in Newark, New Jersey welcomed Korea's announcement that the leaders of the African Union, ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations), the Global Governance Group and NEPAD (New Partnership for Africa's Development) have been invited to participate in the upcoming G20 Summit in Seoul on 11-12 November.

G8 Maternal Child Health Intiative A Dismal Failure Prime Minister Unable To Rally Support Needed

June 25, 2010 - 11:06pm

Pregnant women and young children can draw little comfort from the G8 leaders’ meager offering to alleviate their suffering.

Stephen Harper’s announcement that his signature initiative has raised only $5 billion dollars from his G8 partners is nothing short of “shameful” says the anti-poverty coalition Make Poverty History.

Reduce Global Poverty

All the suffering in the world is difficult to hear about, but we must face the realities of our global community and seek solutions. Change is possible. Help us lobby for more and better aid, including the 0.7% that Canada has promised.

Poverty dims our collective future. Don't accept it as a given.

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