All countries need to bring ideas on poverty, says ITC chief

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Arancha Gonzalez says cutting our tax avoidance by multinationals is one way of eradicating global poverty. UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras

As world leaders gather in Ethiopia to decide how to eliminate global poverty, one UN agency chief says all countries need to come with their own suggestions on how to do it.

While calling for rich nations to stick to their development spending commitments, International Trade Centre (ITC) chief Arancha Gonzalez said other measures such as cutting out tax avoidance would also help.

The private sector can also play a big part in the new development agenda, as Ms Gonzalez told Daniel Johnson.

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