Event Name: World Forum for the Millennium Development Goals
Event Date: September 19 – September 21, 2012
Event Location: Palais Brongniart and Hôtel de Ville de Paris, Paris, France
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Cost: Corporate attendees may register to attend the forum for EUR 300 (USD 386) per person or EUR 1,000 (USD 1,287) for an unlimited number of participants from the same organization. Nonprofit attendees may register for EUR 100 (USD 129) per person or EUR 300 (USD 386) for an unlimited number of participants from the same organization. Students, unemployed people and retirees may register for EUR 15 (USD 19). All prices are good until June 29 and will increase thereafter.
Summary of Event: This forum brings together professionals, scholars and students to develop and explore innovative solutions to social and environmental challenges presented by poverty. The forum will focus on strategies for attaining the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals by 2015. The 5th edition of the forum will consist of 70 sub-conferences, three days of debates and multiple round-table meetings. Sessions will be conducted in French with English translation available.
Background on Organizer: Created in 2008, Convergences 2015 is a nonprofit network of international development organizations and professionals that seeks to promote the objectives of the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals in the fight against poverty in developed and underdeveloped countries.
Event Website: http://www.convergences2015.org
For additional information, you may phone Alexia Tronel at + 33 1 42 65 78 84 or send an email to alexia.tronel[at]convergences2015.org.
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By Courtney Snelling, Research Associate
Sources and Additional Resources:
MicroCapital.org Event, March 11, 2011, “MICROFINANCE EVENT: Fourth Annual Convergences 2015 – Working towards the Millennium Development Goals, Paris, France, May 3-5, 2011”, http://www.microcapital.org/microcapital-event-fourth-annual-convergence…
MicroCapital.org Event, May 14, 2010, “MICROFINANCE EVENT: Convergences 2015, Conference to Design Road Map For Microfinance in Next Decade, May 25 to May 26, Paris, France”, http://www.microcapital.org/microfinance-event-convergences-2015-confere…
MicroCapital Universe Profile: Millennium Development Goals, http://www.microcapital.org/microfinanceuniverse/tiki-index.php?page=Millennium+Development+Goals+%28MDGs%29
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