Panel Discussion on the Eradication of Poverty, 20 October 2008

 

Panel discussion on the "Second United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2008-2017)

Second Committee
20 October 2008, New York

Panel discussion on the “Second United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2008-2017)

Chair: H.E. Ms. Uche Joy Ogwu (Nigeria), Chairperson of the Second Committee

Moderator: Mr. Sha Zukang, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs
Introductory remarks by Mr. Sha Zukang

Panellists:
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  • Ms. Jane Stewart, Director, International Labour Organization Office to the United Nations, New York
  • H.E. Mr. Augustine Philip Mahiga, Permanent Representative of the United Republic of Tanzania to the United Nations, New York
  • Mr. Arnold Kuijpers, Executive Director, Rabo Financial Institutions Development, Netherlands (presentation)
  • Mr. Gawain Kripte, Senior Policy Advisor, Oxfam America, Washington, D.C.

ILO Background Note :
Decent work: the pathway out of poverty