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Transcript of Poverty

Katerina Plakitsi, Eleni Kolokouri, Athina Kornelaki

Poverty is…

A state or condition in which a person or community lacks the financial resources and essentials to enjoy a minimum standard of life and well-being that's considered acceptable in society

Eradication and Sustainable
Development: Mission Impossible?

Delphi Technique

Facts About Global Poverty
Medical care

Lack of…
Facts About Global Poverty

Delphi Technique
Erasmus ISP on Sustainability
Workshop of the University of Ioannina, Greece

According to UNICEF, 22,000 children die each day due to poverty

805 million people worldwide do not have enough food to eat

More than 750 million people lack adequate access to clean drinking water

In 2011, 165 million children under the age 5 were stunted due to chronic malnutrition

Nearly 1/2 of the world’s population live on less than $2.50 a day. More than 1.3 billion live in extreme poverty — less than $1.25 a day

Preventable diseases like diarrhea and pneumonia take the lives of 2 million children a year

As of 2013, 21.8 million children under 1 year of age worldwide had not received the three recommended doses of vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis

1/4 of all humans live without electricity — approximately 1.6 billion people

Facts About Global Poverty
80% of the world population lives on less than $10 a day

Oxfam (tps://www.oxfam.org) estimates that $60 billion annually would end extreme global poverty-that's less than 1/4 the income of the top 100 richest billionaires

Hunger is the number one cause of death in the world, killing more than HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined

Think or browse about the following issues

Poverty and immigration

Social justice and poverty

Contribution of agriculture to poverty alleviation

Natural resources and poverty

Facing poverty in our everyday lives

Delphi Technique
Forum Theatre
Can people in the developed world help to eliminate global poverty? Do they have an obligation to do so?
If not, why not? If so, why? And what would those obligations look like?
What prevents us from preventing global poverty?
Will elimination of poverty lead to a sustainable future?

Keep in mind…
Learn from your experience

Have fun while interacting with others

Remember: ‘Nothing is impossible if you go for it’
Forum Theatre
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