The poorest of the poor, partners for a more equitable society
During the century now nearing its end, the human race has undoubtedly fostered the notions of peace, solidarity and human rights. For this purpose, it has established bodies transcending national borders and creating awareness that everyone is a citizen of the world. Paradoxically, this century has also attained extremes of violence and horror. Yet the paradox is only apparent, since the awareness came about precisely because conflicts grew to world proportions.