Income inequality has been steadily rising in the last decades: inequalities both within and among countries increased. There are differences among world regions as well, with Europe being the less unequal and the Middle East being the highest. Achieving this objective requires bold action to promote social, economic and political inclusion, to adopt policies that promote equality, and to encourage development assistance in developing countries.

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Organizations

Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

BRS

CERN

Intergovernmental Organizations

European Organization for Nuclear Research

CERN

GEO Secretariat

Intergovernmental Organizations

Group on Earth Observations

GEO

Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

International Organization for Standardization

ISO

ITC

Intergovernmental Organizations

International Trade Center

ITC

Thematic Platforms

SDG Lab

SDG Lab

UNICEF

Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Children’s Fund

UNICEF

UNDP

Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Development Programme Office in Geneva

UNDP Geneva

Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

UNECE

UNITAR

Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

UNITAR

UNOG

Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Office at Geneva

UNOG

Intergovernmental Organizations

World Trade Organization

WTO

Experts

Alexandra Bilak

Alexandra Bilak is the Director of the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC)

Andrés del Castillo

Andrés del Castillo is the Senior Attorney for the Environmental Health Program of the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL).

Joy Kim

Joy Kim is Programme Officer at UNEP's Economic Research Unit.

Sandra Epal-Ratjen

Sandra Epal-Ratjen is the International Advocacy Director and Deputy Executive Director of Franciscans International.