Development and equity

The Rio Earth Summit linked the imperative of human development with that of sustainability, making inter and intra-generational equity an essential target. The Millennium goals and the sustainable development goals strengthened these relationships, leading to a commitment which is shared by the Countries of the North and those of the South, to eliminate poverty and hunger, guarantee education, gender equality and access to essential services (water, energy, etc.) and health.

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Inequality, the emergence of a political idea in the 20th century

Controversial indicators of standards of living lie at the heart of inequality issues. A history of international…

Economic equality as a condition for biodiversity conservation

Research has shown a strong empirical link between economic inequality and biodiversity loss. Gender equality helps…

Land, peasants and migrants: the heart of China's development

Rural reform has shaped the Chinese development model by contributing to the low cost of unskilled labour, and thus to…