Today is UN’s #EndPoverty Day and one Irish economist is doing all he can to highlight the issue on twitter

Today is UN Day for the Eradication of Poverty and marks the 20 years of the first Irish national anti-poverty strategy.

To mark the occasion Michael Collins, an economist and assistant professor of social policy at UCD, has devoted his twitter timeline to raising awareness of the issue in Ireland.

It makes for some thought provoking reading.

Here’s what Mr. António Guterres, the United Nations Secretary-General, had to say on the issue.

KEYWORDS: Poverty