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The U.N. aims to eradicate poverty in all its forms and dimensions, starting with extreme poverty, as the greatest global challenge and an indispensable requirement for all sustainable development efforts. The UN's number one objective is the elimination of poverty. The following considerations focus on the impact of decentralized software solutions - popularized under the moniker *blockchain*- on the UN’s core objective of ending poverty in. all forms everywhere. The World Bank defines extreme poverty as persons living on less than US$1.90 a day. As of 2020 as much as 9.4% of the world's population meet that criteria.