Identifying solutions and taking action to tackle poverty and inequality in Sub-Saharan Africapublished: March 6, 2017
International conference to be held 23-25 October 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, hosted by the Ethiopian Centre for Child Research, Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI), CROP, The Impact Initiative at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and the Global Coalition to End Child Poverty, including African Child Policy Forum (ACPF), Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP), Save the Children, UNICEF and Young Lives.
The conference aims to engage policy makers, practitioners and researchers in identifying solutions for fighting child poverty and inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa, and inspiring action towards change. The conference offers a platform for bridging divides across sectors, disciplines and policy, practice and research.
The organizers welcome paper proposals on the following themes:
- Setting the scene: Who and where are the poor children?
- Child-sensitive social protection: Making social protection work for children
- Ensuring access to basic services for all: Reaching the poorest and most marginalised children
- Supporting secure transitions to adulthood
DEADLINE FOR PAPER PROPOSALS: 30 APRIL 2017
This page was updated on 27 March to reflect the extended deadline for proposals.