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Blue ribbon against poverty

Fight against poverty centre stage at European Parliament


The fight against poverty is centre stage this week with a series of initiatives to focus on the problem. In this, the European year of combating poverty, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will address the European Parliament Tuesday. He is expected to focus on progress towards the Millennium Development Goals on poverty and health which are supposed to be met by 2015. A blue-ribbon will also be launched to draw people's attention to the problem.


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Taken on October 18, 2010