FIIA Comment

FIIA Comment 14 (2012)   

The polarized post-2015 development puzzle:
The poorest still fall behind

Published 29.11.2012

Marikki Stocchetti
The Finnish Institute of International Affairs

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2015 will mark a moment of truth for the international community as the era of the Millennium Development agenda (2000-2015) comes to an end. The polarization of world poverty into "fragile" and "strong" states poses a puzzle that requires rethinking at both global and national levels.