Eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions through promoting sustainable development, expanding opportunities and addressing related challenges

The present report, provided in response to Economic and Social Council decision 2017/208 and General Assembly resolutions 61/16 and 68/1, discusses such challenges in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the integrated and indivisible Sustainable Development Goals. The report identifies current trends related to the achievement of Goal 1, while also exploring the interlinkages of Goal 1 with other Goals and targets in line with an integrated approach to multidimensional poverty. It also analyses the potential to build synergies for poverty eradication across the economic, social and environmental dimensions, while recognizing the need for diverse strategies in countries facing different development challenges.