The State of the World's Children 1992

10 propositions for ending extreme poverty among one quarter of the world’s people.


The State of the World's Children 1992 is offered, from the particular perspective of UNICEF’s experience in working with some of humanity’s most acute problems, as a contribution to the debate on the new world order which is struggling to be born. The report submits 10 specific propositions which, taken together, add up to a proposal that ending the extreme poverty of one quarter of the world’s people should be a top priority on the agenda of the new world order. The report urges world leaders to honour their commitments to children undertaken at the 1990 World Summit for Children. It also stresses the importance of mobilizing all possible social resources behind the commitments that have been made and calls on all concerned organizations and individuals to become involved in keeping the promise.

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