MDG 1 END POVERTY AND HUNGER
Discussions pertaining to MDG 1 and specific countries, organizations, groups or individuals that work towards this goal will take place here. As delineated by the United Nations, the first Millennium Development Goal is: To Eradicate Extreme Poverty and Hunger worldwide by 1) Halving between 1990 and 2015 the proportion of people whose income is less than $1 a day, 2) Achieving full and productive employment and decent work for all, including women and young people, and 3) Halving between 1990 and 2015 the proportion of people who suffer from Hunger.
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The course will examine sector specific growth-employment linkages, along with an analysis of the low-skill, low-productivity, low-wage, sub-par equilibrium that traps a number of countries in the region.
"Employment Policies for the Middle East and North Africa" course available and open for registration
April 15-19, 2012 in Kuwait
(Apply HERE by February 19, 2012)
This five-day course explores the challenges of employment creation in the Middle East and North Africa. It examines both demand and supply-side factors and introduces participants to practical policy prescriptions gathered from other country experiences from around the world.
It is designed for mid-to senior-level officials in…
According to the official statistics 1 in 6 Americans lives in poverty. When you compare the poverty level in your target country with poverty in the USA, do you see any differences? Please explain your opinion.