The United Nations Report on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights in the USA
Dated: May 4, 2018
Description: This is a report of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights on his mission to the United States of America. The Secretariat has the honour to transmit to the Human Rights Council, of the United Nations, the report of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, on his mission to the United States of America from 1 to 15 December 2017. The purpose of the visit was to evaluate, and report to the Human Rights Council on, the extent to which the Government’s policies and programmes aimed at addressing extreme poverty are consistent with its human rights obligations and to offer constructive recommendations to the Government and other stakeholders. This includes work done by the AfDiDi, the FAU and many other organizations. The current update to the #BlackFolksPlan deals with domestic poverty in the USA with a program of action needed (changes) that will “Help the other Americans through indirect associations by the creation of supportive ancillary jobs entrepreneurial opportunities thereby supporting the advancement of the American people as a whole.” Our actions in Philadelphia are enclosed.
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