Every day too many women and men across the globe struggle to feed their children a nutritious meal. In a world where we produce enough food to feed everyone, 821 million people – one in nine – still go to bed on an empty stomach each night. Even more – one in three – suffer from some form of malnutrition.
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Hunger is on the rise globally for the first time in 15 years. Continuing our 'thought leadership' series, Simon Starling, Head of Policy and Campaigns, explores the links between hunger and conflict and examines what can be done to reverse this trend.
Against a backdrop of unprecedented global humanitarian needs, there was tough talk at the UN this week on delivering on the world’s promise to the poorest and most vulnerable.
The massive fallout from the Panama Papers leak has driven the issue of tax avoidance to the top of the global agenda.
The UN General Assembly launches the new sustainable development goals this week. What can we hope for them to achieve?
This September, world leaders have a massive opportunity to set the world on course to eradicate poverty by adopting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Ireland can play an important role.