Global Poverty Act of 2007

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The Global Poverty Act of 2007 (H.R. 1302) was a bill in the 110th Congress "to require the President to develop and implement a comprehensive strategy to further the United States foreign policy objective of promoting the reduction of global poverty, the elimination of extreme global poverty, and the achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goal of reducing by one-half the proportion of people worldwide, between 1990 and 2015, who live on less than $1 per day." (Official title.)[1]

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  • Directs the President, through the Secretary of State, to develop and implement a comprehensive strategy to further the U.S. foreign policy objective of promoting the reduction of global poverty, the elimination of extreme global poverty, and the achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goal of reducing by one-half the proportion of people worldwide who live on less than $1 per day.[2]
  • Sets forth reporting requirements.[2]


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Key votes

Supporters

  • Bread for the World
  • National Wildlife Federation
  • Episcopalians for Global Reconciliation
  • General Federation of Women's Clubs
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Interaction
  • One
  • Peninsula Habitat
  • Population Institute
  • RESULTS
  • Sierra Club
  • The Borgen Project

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See also

References

  1. OpenCongress’ info page on Global Poverty Act of 2007 (H.R.1302).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Govtrack.us’ info page on Global Poverty Act of 2007 (H.R.1302).
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