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January 27, 2011 - Versión en Español

Did you know...

...that the National Poverty Index of Peru fell from 52.6% in 2000 to 34.8% in 2009 as a result of the National Strategies and Social Programs aimed to generate economic opportunities for people living in conditions of poverty?

At the Second Summit of the Americas held in Chile in 1998, and subsequent Summits, the Heads of State had committed to “fight against poverty".

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See also: Sustainable Economic Growth: Poverty Reduction

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