The Structural Roots of Poverty: Theory Meets Practice

The Structural Roots of Poverty: Theory Meets Practice

CONFERENCE: This conference will bring together academic, advocacy, and policy communities to address the structural roots of global poverty relating to illicit financial flows and tax policy, the post-2015 development agenda, climate change, and global health.

14-16 February 2013 | Yale University, USA

The first day of will be devoted to exploration of the relationship between tax policy, illicit financial flows, and global poverty. Followed the second day by discussion of priorities for development after 2015, when the Millennium Development Goals will expire. Speakers will be encouraged to focus on the themes of governance and global institutional reform, inclusive participatory consultation, and merging the environmental sustainability and poverty alleviation agendas. The final day will be broken into two sessions, one focusing on climate change and global poverty, and the other on international cooperation for innovation in health care. 

Registration is free but necessary, as spaces are limited. Please email if you are interested in attending. You will not have secured a place in the conference until you have received confirmation from a conference organizer. Spaces are available on a first come, first served basis.

This event is made possible through the generous support of the Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Memorial Fund, CROP, Global Financial Integrity, and Academics Stand Against Poverty.

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