The overall objective of the action is to empower unemployed mothers through Enterprise Development (small business creation) so that they become financially and socially independent and are able to provide for the needs of themselves and their children.
Accompanying document to the Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions. Beyond 2015: Towards a comprehensive and integrated approach financing poverty eradication and sustainable development.
Professor Lant Pritchett from Harvard University will speak at the Kapuscinski Development Lecture on "kinky development" as he puts it and why sticking to 1 $/day measurement does not really solve poverty.
The European Commission has today adopted a Communication to propose key principles for financing poverty eradication and sustainable development after 2015, when the target date of the current Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), is reached.
On July 16th, the EU adopted a new communication on financing for poverty eradication and sustainable development: ‘Beyond 2015: towards a comprehensive and integrated approach to financing for poverty eradication and sustainable development’.