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The UN passed its new Sustainable Development Goals - or SDGs - last week. Building on the success of the Millennium Development Goals, under which the world managed to halve extreme poverty and child mortality since 1990, the SDGs constitute an ambitious, future-focused anti-poverty agenda. One of the big changes: a reduced reliance on foreign aid from developed countries, and an enhanced role for domestic funding by developing countries themselves, as well as private sector finance.

(One of the Dan David Prize categories for 2016 is combatting poverty. Learn more here: Selected fields 2016 - combatting povertycombatting poverty

Read the article: ARGUMENT: Who Foots the Bill for Ending Extreme Poverty? - FP (foreignpolicy)