Slovenia marks International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Ljubljana, 17 October - Marking the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Slovenia's Human Rights Ombudsman notes that efforts to tackle poverty should be up to the state and not NGOs, as the latter warn that the Covid pandemic has further exacerbated the situation.

A beggar on a Ljubljana street.
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