18-19 JUNE 2019 / Tour & Taxis / Brussels

Under the main thread of ‘Addressing inequalities: Building a world which leaves no one behind’ the EDD 2019 agenda will be framed around three major themes: Why inequalities matter for sustainable development, Understanding the structural causes of inequalities and Working better together through more effective policies to address inequalities.

Themes and Topics 2019

Under the main thread of ‘Addressing inequalities: Building a world which leaves no one behind’ the EDD 2019 agenda will be framed around three major themes: Why inequalities matter for sustainable development, Understanding the structural causes of inequalities and Working better together through more effective policies to address inequalities.

Themes and Topics 2019

Themes and Topics 2019

Under the main thread of ‘Addressing inequalities: Building a world which leaves no one behind’ the EDD 2019 agenda will be framed around three major themes: Why inequalities matter for sustainable development, Understanding the structural causes of inequalities and Working better together through more effective policies to address inequalities.

Themes and Topics

Themes and Topics

Themes and Topics

Working better together through more effective policies to address inequalities

  • Mobility and inequalities
  • Bridging the digital divide: managing digitalisation and technology for inclusive growth
  • Investment and financial inclusion
  • Social protection and the EU Social Market Economy Model
  • Inequalities, trade and private sector development
  • Taxation, public financial management, financial flows and equity

Understanding the structural causes of inequalities

  • Territorial inequalities
  • Education and health inequalities
  • Climate change and environmental inequalities: exploring the interlinkages between climate change, environment and inequality.
  • Gender inequality
  • Inequality of opportunity

Why inequalities matter for sustainable development

  • Addressing the challenge of inequalities in low income countries: tailoring tools and priorities to the circumstances and inequality dynamics of these countries
  • Addressing the challenge of inequalities in middle income countries: tailoring tools and priorities to the circumstances and inequality dynamics of these countries
  • Reducing inequalities: a precondition for peaceful, inclusive and resilient societies
  • Reducing inequalities: a catalyst for economic growth, poverty reduction, and ensuring that no one is left behind

Themes and Topics