D-8 Joint Meeting of Experts and Decision Makers on Social Safety Nets, Jakarta, 13-17 August 1999
Wednesday, 28 August 2002 00:00

In accordance with a decision taken at the Second Summit of the Developing – 8 (D-8) in Bangladesh on 1 – 2 March 1999, the Government of Indonesia will convene a “Joint Meeting of Experts and Decision Makers on Social Safety Nets” in Jakarta, on 13-17 August 1999. The meeting will be attended by experts and representatives from D-8 member countries : Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey.

This joint meeting is a follow up of the Plan of Action on Poverty Alleviation of D-8, and this issue is one of the Recommendations of the Working Group on Poverty Alleviation, held in Jakarta on 16 – 19 June 1998.

The Joint Meeting of Experts and Decision Makers on Social Safety Net is aimed at promoting cooperation among D-8 member countries in respond to the immediate social and economic impacts arising from financial and economic crisis, with respect to poverty and development of rural population.

The Joint Meeting will serve as a forum, which will among others:

to share experiences and information on social safety net activities;
for pooling of expertise and resources which will then lead to facilitation of drawing–up concrete and effective program.

 

Bureau for Technical Cooperation

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the Republic of Indonesia__

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