“Pope Francis’ Call for Escaping Poverty: Practical Examples and New Proposals", Sept 22-23, 2016
The CAPP-Fordham Conference examined the definition and measurement of poverty in order to propose specific, practical efforts which operationalize Pope Francis’ insistence that people “be dignified agents of their own destiny”, as articulated by the Holy Father at the United Nations in 2015.
View a full report of the conference.
Pope Francis' Views on International Poverty and Development by Archbishop Bernadito Auza, Permanent Representative of the Holy to the United Nations.
What is Poverty? by Prof. Sabina Alkire, Oxford University.
Fordham's Pope Francis Poverty Index by Prof. Henry Schwalbenberg, Fordham University.
Panel on Inclusive Finance and Entrepreneurial Responses: Domingo Sugranyes Bickel, CAPP; Josef Bonnici, Bank of Malta; Robert Annibale, Citi Inclusive Finance; and Eduardo Marques Almeida, Inter-American Development Bank.
Panel on Violence and Poverty: Paolo Carozza, University of Notre Dame; Nicolas Michel, UN Negotiating Team on Syria, Melissa Labonte, Fordham University, and Amando Borja, Jesuit Refugee Services/USA.
Learn about our 2016 program.