Fighting Poverty and Violence analyzes what is needed to abolish the worst forms of human deprivation. Based on many international studies about the UN Sustainable Development Goals, it concludes that only two percent of world income is needed to provide all human beings with safe drinking water, sanitation, food, basic education, and simple health care. The poorest people also incur the largest numbers of victims due to wars, disasters, and pandemics. This book contains practical suggestions for more effective civic and political action to reach the universal goal of well-being in peace.
With pictures by Ton Koene
Joris Voorhoeve (1945) is a Dutch political scientist and development economist with a Ph.D. in International Relations of Johns Hopkins University and an M.Sc. of Wageningen Agricultural University. He worked for the World Bank, the Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy, and is Professor Emeritus in International Relations (Universities of Wageningen, Leiden, Antwerp, The Hague and the Netherlands Defense Academy). He served in Parliament, the Cabinet (as Minister of Defense and minister of Antillean and Aruban Affairs) and on the Council of State between 1982 and 2010, and chaired The Netherlands Society for International Affairs, The World Population Foundation, Oxfam International, the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Conflict and the Netherlands Commission on Peace and Security.
|ISBN Book||978-94-6236-202-4,#1 edition|
|ISBN E-Book||978-90-8974-525-5,#1 edition|
|Publication date||29 maart 2021|
|Number of pages||172 Pages|