Event by Novo Nordisk Foundation Science Cluster

    Lecture: Alleviating Poverty (Online)

    The global increase of protracted crises and displacement challenge social and economic empowerment, both for displaced and host populations. Adopting new approaches, with the potential to advance the humanitarian-development nexus, is called for. Developed in Bangladesh, the Graduation Approach is receiving increased attention as a method that effectively fosters long-term inclusion and self-reliance. Can this model be translated to meet the challenges in Jordan, host to a large number of Syrian refugees and confronted with a high poverty rate?

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    15 April 2021


    Charlotte Slente DRC Secretary General
    Rahul Mitra Economic Recovery Manager
    Rima Alqaisi Chief of Party, RYSE Consortium
    Solenne Delga Global Advisor, Economic Recovery

    Theme: The Graduation Approach as a Pathway to Social and Economic Empowerment

    For this exciting lecture, we have the honor of presenting DRC Secretary General, Ms. Charlotte Slente; Economic Recovery Manager, Mr. Rahul Mitra; Chief of Party, RYSE Consortium, Ms. Rima Alqaisi; and Global Advisor, Economic Recovery, Ms. Solenne Delga.

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    The lecture is co-organized in a collaboration between Novo Nordisk Foundation department Social & Humanitarian, Copenhagen Bioscience Cluster and the Danish Refugee Council.

    Online Lecture: Alleviating Poverty


    4:00 pm Welcome, Anders Bager, NNF Social and Humanitarian
    4:05 pm Charlotte Slente, DRC Secretary General
    4:15 pm Solenne Delga, Global Advisor, Economic Recovery
    4:30 pm Rima Alqaisi, Chief of Party, RYSE Consortium
    4:45 pm Rahul Mitra, Economic Recovery Manager
    5:05 pm Rima Alqaisi, Chief of Party, RYSE Consortium
    5:15 pm Q&As
    5:30 pm Thank you for today
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    Contact Johan Jansen at jja@novo.dk

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