High-level panel discussion on "Combating inequalities to end poverty"

When, local time: 
Friday, 3 February 2017 -
1:15pm to 2:45pm
Where: 
United States of America, New York
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Contact: 
Cecilie Golden, c.golden@unesco.org

Organized in conjunction with the 55th session of the Commission for Social Development, this side-event will focus on how high and rising inequalities hinders progress in poverty eradication and efforts to enhance social inclusion.

In addition to presenting the outcome of the MOST Ministerial Forum in Cameroon, and the forthcoming MOST Ministerial Forum in Malaysia, this side-event will discuss:

1) how addressing inequalities in its all dimensions is one of the key elements to reduce poverty; and

2) how the social science community could effectively contribute to policy making process in this area through in particular the key messages from the World Social Science Report “Challenging Inequalities: Pathways to a Just World”.