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Poverty, Inequality and Social Development: Innovations Around the World

22nd Biennial Conference of the International Consortium for Social Development

Date: July 13–16, 2021
Location: University of Johannesburg (Virtual Conference)

The global COVID-19 pandemic and numerous other social challenges have had devastating impacts on lives and livelihoods across the globe, exacerbating poverty, inequality, and other social challenges.

With abstracts from over 30 countries received and several exceptional keynote speakers confirmed you do not want to miss out on securing your place to participate. Sub-themes of the conference include climate change, racial and gender inequality, youth, families and child well-being, financial capability, institutional arrangements to foster social development, and social development innovations.

The Launch of FCAB Africa

Financial Capability and Asset Building in Africa (FCAB Africa) is a new strategic partnership among a diverse set of university researchers, social-work and human-service practitioners, financial-service providers, policymakers, and donors. The event marking the launch of the FCAB Africa initiative occurs as part of the conference. The launch event program and agenda may be accessed here.

Join the conference virtually on July 15 at 4:50 AM central time to view the launch of FCAB Africa! The event will feature remarks by feature His Excellency Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, and thought leaders experienced in implementing policies and programs that foster financial inclusion. Financial Capability and Asset Building in Africa (FCAB Africa) is a new multinational collaboration to broaden the financial capability of the continent’s vulnerable populations through financial inclusion and professional training.

For more information conference and the full conference program, visit the ICSD conference website.