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November 16, 2006

Global
Ending Global Poverty

Watch Muhammad Yunus, founder and managing director of the Grameen Bank and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, discuss the role of microcredit in fighting poverty.

November 16, 2006

Global
Ending Global Poverty

12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Lunch12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Meeting

May 9, 2018

Religion
Faith, Poverty, and Action

David Beckmann, Simone Campbell, and Ruth W. Messinger, with Lisa Sharon Harper moderating, discuss faith, poverty, and action, as part of the 2018 CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop.

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March 6, 2019

Economics
Policy in Practice: Addressing Poverty with Behavioral Economics

The 2019 Robert B. Menschel Economics Symposium discusses the ways behavioral economics can inform development policy to create effective solutions to poverty at the international, national, and loca…

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March 14, 2006

Global
Global Poverty: A Conversation with Jeffrey D. Sachs

As director of the Earth Institute and Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Jeffrey Sachs is renowned for his work toward solving some of the world’s most difficult economi…

May 20, 2014

Afghanistan
Disrupting Poverty: The Search for Innovative Solutions

Following the release of her report on the status of women in Afghanistan, Catherine Powell moderates a discussion with Open Society Foundations' Rachel Reid and the U.S. Department of Defense's Davi…

May 16, 2012

Global
Global Poverty and the Paradox of Plenty

This was a meeting of the roundtable series, Opportunity and Exclusion in the Global Economy.

April 1, 2014

Global
World Bank Announces Increased Lending to Support Goal of Ending Extreme Poverty

One year into the World Bank's campaign to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030, Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, joins CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera to discuss the progress that has been mad…

April 1, 2014

Global
World Bank Announces Increased Lending to Support Goal of Ending Extreme Poverty

One year into the World Bank's campaign to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030, Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, joins CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera to discuss the progress that has been mad…

November 22, 2013

Global
Are Cash Transfers the Best Way to Alleviate Global Poverty?

Noted development experts Paul Niehaus, assistant professor at the University of California, San Diego, and president of GiveDirectly, a nonprofit organization that makes unconditional cash grants di…