What can we do at our level to create a world that is more just and sustainable? This reflection was at the heart of the Night of Ideas organized by the Agence Française de Développement on 31 January at the Maison des Métallos in Paris. Here’s a look at this evening that combined artistic performances, discussions and film screenings to explore possible solutions.
The national minimum wage was introduced at the beginning of the year in South Africa, a country still faced with major inequalities. While the arrangements for it have sparked debates, the researchers behind its application are convinced that it will be effective in reducing poverty, without destroying the most precarious jobs.
On Wednesday 30 January, the online training course produced by the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) received an award at the MOOC of the Year Awards evening.
The fight against inequality is still facing a major obstacle: a lack of data preventing these inequalities from being measured accurately.