Religion, Poverty and Social Justice

Religion is an important part of most, if not all, societies and cultures around the globe. It plays a vital role in people’s understanding and interpretation of who they are and why the world is ordered in the way it is. Religion, however, has not been taken seriously enough in the academic approaches to poverty-issues, neither as constituting a part of cultures and people’s lives, nor as a field of study in relationship to social justice.

Poverty, Religion and Social Justice: The Latin American contributions

17 April 2012 | CROP/UiB Global, Bergen, Norway

LECTURE: CROP-University of Bergen Poverty Lecture by Enrique Dussel, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico

Independent Expert on Human Rights and Extreme Poverty

The mandate of UN Independent Expert on the question of human rights and extreme poverty was established to evaluate the relationship between the enjoyment of human rights and extreme poverty.


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CROP-GRIP Newsletter 2019-2020

March 2020

This special issue newsletter is the final one for CROP and the first one for GRIP. It explains the transition process and provides an overview of CROP activities in 2019.

The Politics of Social Inclusion: From Knowledge to Action

15 November 2019 | UN Library, GENEVA

BOOK LAUNCH for forthcoming CROP/UNESCO publication (as part of UNRISD Seminar Series)

Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa

18 October 2019 | Brighton, UK

BOOK LAUNCH and workshop at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in Brighton, UK

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