International Seminar “Social Policies for Development” – Special Edition “Brazil: Overcoming hunger is possible”

With a view to celebrating the success of the Brazilian social policies that allowed Brazil to leave the FAO World Hunger Map in 2014, the Ministry of Social Development and Fight against Hunger and 
the Ministry of Agrarian Development of Brazil, with the support of the World Bank, are pleased to invite government representatives interested in learning about the Brazilian social development policies to participate in the International Seminar “Social Policies for Development” – Special Edition “Brazil: Overcoming hunger is possible”, which will be held on June 03rd and 04th, 2015, in the Brazil Pavilion at 
the Universal Expo in Milan, Italy. 

The seminar will be conducted in Portuguese, with simultaneous interpretation to English, Spanish, French and Italian. We kindly ask you to express your interest in participating until May 18th, 2015 through the e-mail [email protected] or through the supporting partners.

Main topics 
•     The trajectory of the Brazil Without Extreme Poverty Plan: policies for overcoming extreme poverty in Brazil
•     Conditional Cash Transfer: perspectives for the Bolsa Família Program
•     Unified Registry for Social Programs: a tool for the articulation of public policies
•     Food and Nutrition Security: the Brazilian experience in overcoming hunger
•     Policies for promoting access to land and the strengthening of family farming

The material and presentations of the event can be found in the following link: