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Facebook chat: How can climate change resilience bring opportunities to reduce inequalities?

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As the Paris Agreement on climate change is about to enter into force, don’t miss the opportunity to discuss climate change resilience and how this can reduce inequalities in the world.

Our Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development, Lenni Montiel and the team of authors behind the World Economic and Social Survey 2016: “Climate Change Resilience – An opportunity for reducing inequalities” will be on to discuss the findings of this survey and answer your questions.

Launch of WESS 2016

The World Economic and Social Survey 2016 – Climate Change Resilience: an opportunity for reducing inequalities was launched by Mr. Wu Hongbo, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, at the opening of the 71st Session of the Second Committee on Monday, 3 October 2016.

Taxes, Transfers, Inequality and Poverty in the Developing World

Prof. Nora Lustig, Samuel Z. Stone Professor of Latin American Economics and Director of the Commitment to Equity Institute at Tulane University, conducted a Development Policy Seminar on Taxes, Transfers, Inequality and Poverty in the Developing World today in New York. Her presentation focused on the redistributive impact of fiscal policy in some twenty developing […]