Combatting poverty focus of expert's mission to China

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Special Rapporteur Philip Alston. UN File Photo/Loey Felipe

Although China has made significant progress in slashing extreme poverty, the country still faces challenges in fighting this problem.

Human rights expert Philip Alston is in the country this week to find out more about the global giant's efforts to address the issue.

This is Mr Alston's first visit to China since being appointed UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights in 2014.

Liling Huang asked him what he hopes to learn.

Duration: 5’22″

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