Implementation of the Second United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2008-2017) - Report of the Secretary-General (A/66/221)
The present report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 65/174, on the Second United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2008-2017), in which the Assembly requested the Secretary-General to submit a report on the implementation of the resolution under the theme “Full employment and decent work for all”. The report addresses the challenges to poverty eradication and some key policy measures for poverty reduction. It also highlights the growing policy coherence within the framework of the Second Decade and describes current efforts to enhance coordination in support of the Global Jobs Pact and the Social Protection Initiative. The report concludes with a set of recommendations that underscore the need to strengthen policy coherence and promote stronger inter-agency collaboration to enhance the implementation of the plan of action for the Second Decade.