Friday, October 16, 13:00 pm (BST)
To mark International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2020 (Saturday 17th October) ASAP Irish Network, in partnership with the Civil Society Study Group of DSA Ireland, are hosting an event that will bring together an esteemed panel of development practitioners and scholars to explore linkages between health, food and poverty using evidence-based research, and possible strategies to eradicate such poverty. Speakers include:
Paul Ginnell & Alice Kelly
Director; Member @European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) Ireland; Glenshane Women’s Group
Paul works on EAPN Europe’s policy group and coordinates the Community Platform, a network of 30 national anti-poverty and equality organisations, and the Better Europe Alliance. Alice worked on EAPN Ireland Giving Health Inequalities a Voice community conversations in Fettercairn and is an Irish delegate to EU Meetings of People Experiencing Poverty in Brussels.
Legal and Policy manager @Childrens\’ Rights Alliance, Ireland
Julie is a qualified barrister and holds a BL from the Honourable Society of King\’s Inns, a BCL (Clinical)(Hons) and an LLM in Child and Family Law both from University College Cork. She has led the establishment of the Access to Justice Initiative and projects such as the annual Report Card and the Children’s Report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.
Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs @Yale University
Director of the Global Justice Program at Yale, and a co-founder of Incentives for Global Health. Prof Pogge will focus on the Health Impact Fund proposal and how it would support innovations and their diffusion in a more equitable manner than the present system of patent monopolies does.
We invite you to join us for this critical and lively discussion. Register here