The future of pro-people development in South Asia

On 26 September, ISS and the South Asia Alliance for Poverty Eradication will present a report on 'South Asia and the Future of Pro-People Development: The Centrality of Social Justice and Equality' to ISS rector, Professor Inge Hutter

The report provides a description of the resistance movements in South Asia and a critical examinatin of the structures and processes that created them. It considers the problems of widening inequality in the region and the nature of economic growth.

The seminar, to be held at ISS on 26 September, will include an introduction to the work of the South Asia Alliance for Poverty Eradication (SAAPE) and a presentation of the report to ISS rector, Inge Hutter.


17:00 Welcome by ISS Rector Inge Hutter

17:15 Introduction to SAAPE, its major campaigns and the Poverty Report by Netra Prasad Timsina, Regional Coordinator of SAAPE

17:30 Critical Issues in the Poverty Report by Shobha Raghuram, Founder of SAAPE and  Member of the  Advisory Committee of the Centre for Child and the Law, National Law University of India, Bangalore

17:45 Discussion, Moderated by Wendy Harcourt, ISS

18:00 Presentation of the Report to the Rector, Inge Hutter, Wendy Harcourt and Amrita Chhachhi

18:05 Vote of Thanks

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For more informaiton, please contact Wendy Harcourt.