Poverty has many dimensions beyond a lack of money.
The UNDP Programme has been a pioneer in developing broader measures of poverty such as the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) that seeks to widen the poverty debate. But while work on measuring poverty is now going beyond simple income-based measures, it typically focuses on a set of tangible goods and services, without which people might be defined as poor.
The 2019 edition of the international conference AGORADA "Exploiting the full potential of social enterprises", taking place in Brussels on March 26 and 27, 2019, is dedicated to social enterprises and the challenges to face for improving their development.
On 4th February Karl-Heinz Lambertz president of the European Committee of the Regions (CdR) opened the conference "Cities and regions for development cooperation", which aims to promote cooperation for sustainable development among governments at local and regional level around the world.
At the end of two workshops held at IEAWO Resource Centre in the village of Enbek, in Enbek-Kazakh District from the 20th to the 24th of November, the local actors of the district, constituted in a "Steering Committee", have signed an agreement to create a legally recognized organization named ODAK (in Kazakh "union") to promote and support the territorial socio-economic development and a "One-Stop-Shop"
COLOMBIA: On November 8, the XII International Forum of Territorial Development opened in Bogotá on the 6th. The Forum was organized by IICA, the European Union, the United Nations Organization for Food and Agriculture (FAO), the Uniminuto University Corporation, the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana de Bogotá, the National University of Colombia, the Brazilian Network of the Research and Management in Territorial...
Bogotá - From 6 to 9 November 2018 the XII International Forum of Territorial Development "Structural changes in public policy for the rurality of Latin America in the 21st century" will be held in Bogotà. The Forum has been organized by IICA - Inter-American Institute of Cooperation for the Agriculture, FAO, the National University of Colombia, the Scientific Park of Social Innovation of UNIMINUTO...