Poverty reduction in the Baltics

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Editors Team

POVERTY REDUCTION IN ESTONIA, LATVIA AND LITHUANIA 2000

Preface
Introduction

Five years after the World Summit for Social Development
Based on the address by Jan Sand Sorensen, UNDP Resident Coordinator in Latvia

Poverty and poverty reduction efforts in the Baltic countries
Human development indicators 1998

Poverty in 1998
Poverty and the formulation of anti-poverty strategy in Lithuania
By Romas Lazutka, University of Vilnius
Poverty assessment and reduction strategies in EstoniaBy Avo Trumm, University of Tartu
Poverty reduction strategy in Latvia
By Inita Pauloviča, Ministry of Welfare of the Republic of Latvia

A comparison of the draft poverty reduction strategies of the Baltic states
By Michael Reynolds, Development Consultant

From plans to policy and practice
Discussing policies: Summaries of the working group discussions
Politics of poverty
Reproduction of poverty
Psychological dimensions of poverty
Social security and poverty
Taxation and poverty
Roles and responsibilities in reducing poverty
Job creation and job security
Monitoring of poverty and poverty measures

Exchange of experience on policies and
Practices
Based on discussions during the plenary session and open forum

Poverty reduction: Moving forward
Communique

Annexes
Conference agenda
List of participants
Visual highlights

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