Authorized by Ministry of Commerce, P. R. China, International Poverty Reduction Center in China will organize “Seminar on Poverty Reduction through Finance for Developing Countries 2017”(2017.06.02—2017.06.16). The working language of the seminar is English. The seminar comprises three parts: thematic lectures, country-specific presentations, and field trips. During the lecture sessions, experts of the Chinese governmental departments and research institutes will be invited to introduce China’s overall program and basic strategy for financial poverty alleviation. Main contents: to eliminate rural extreme poverty and hunger, promote employment, develop education and health, protect women's rights and interests, maintain the ecological environment, and improve social security through the implementation of financial projects. Country presentation: representatives of the participants from different countries will be arranged to introduce their respective countries’ new progress, new policies and new effectiveness in the field of financial poverty alleviation in order to achieve the poverty reduction targets, and exchange their policy information and practice experience as well. Field visits will be arranged in Sichuan Province of China and the participants will mainly visit rural financial poverty alleviation projects, such as the rural microfinance projects, relocation projects, mutual fund projects and NGOs’ loan projects, etc. By this seminar, participants will be able to understand the role and form of financial poverty alleviation, and help to boost the development of innovative financial poverty alleviation policies to promote sustainable poverty reduction mechanism.
International Poverty Reduction Center in China (IPRCC) is an international anti-poverty institute jointly initiated and established in June 2005 by the government of the People’s Republic of China and the United Nations Development Programme and other international organizations. The mission of IPRCC is to make contributions to poverty alleviation across the world by conducting poverty reduction studies, sharing development experiences, promoting international exchange and South-South cooperation and introducing foreign capital to poverty alleviation. As an international platform in the field of poverty alleviation & development and also an important channel for the Chinese Government to carry out South-South cooperation, IPRCC provides developing countries and other relevant agencies with services from the following five aspects:1) Conduct research on domestic and international poverty reduction policies and theories, and popularize research outputs; 2) Carry out international poverty reduction trainings and poverty reduction knowledge sharing with other developing countries; 3) Organize international forums, conferences, exchange visits and relevant activities; 4) Carry out international poverty alleviation cooperation and undertake developing-countries-oriented poverty alleviation projects sponsored by the Chinese government; 5) Manage poverty alleviation projects with foreign capital and bring in international funds and advanced experience to assist China’s poverty alleviation and development.
Mr. HU Saidi ；Ms.GUO Yan
Chengdu City, Sichuan Province