At this GIGA Talk, renowned international experts will reflect on past and current changes in poverty status around the world. A central aspect will be the question of how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting, and will continue to affect, poverty in different world regions, along with what can and should be done – both locally and internationally – in order to cushion the effects of this crisis.
Thursday, 15 October 2020 | 6:00 p.m.
- Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven is Managing Director of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.
- Prof. Dr. Francisco Ferreira is Amartya Sen Professor of Inequality Studies at the London School of Economics (LSE).
- Dr. Isis Gaddis is Senior Economist at the World Bank, Washington DC.
- Prof. Dr. Renate Hartwig is Research Fellow at the GIGA Institute for African Affairs.
The event will be held in English.
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