Jane Carter, Gender & Social Equity Coordinator, HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
Simone Troller, Programme Officer Conflict & Human Rights, SDC
Jane Stevens, Communications Coordinator, Institute of Development Studies (IDS)
Marie Marchand, Programme Officer Division Latin America and Caribbean, SDC
Sarah Byrne, Advisor Local Governance and Civil Society, HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
Andrew Shepherd, a Director of the Chronic Poverty Advisory Network (UK) and Research Fellow at the Overseas Development Institute (UK), visited SDC last November. In this short video, you will find his three messages to SDC and to development practitioners for eradicating poverty.
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More than one billion people in the world today live in extreme poverty, yet the concerns and needs of very poor people continue to feature insufficiently in the design of development policies. “Poverty” as defined on this website is not confined to a lack of economic resources, but also to an absence of the wider means to live in dignity. Being poor is thus multidimensional, encompassing vulnerability and discrimination, and is as relevant in situations of humanitarian crisis and economic transition as it is in more general development discourse. More information on our understanding of poverty »