From 1.7 billion in 1999, the number of people living below extreme poverty line has come down to 767 million in 2013.
64 pages report. https://unstats.un.org/sdgs/report/2017/
” Two years ago, world leaders adopted the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with seventeen Sustainable Development Goals at its heart. The Agenda is our shared plan to transform the world in fifteen years and, crucially, to build lives of dignity for all.”
António Guterres Secretary-General, United Nations