2011 Edition

2011 Edition

The 4th Convergences World Forum took place in Paris on  3, 4 and 5 May, 2011. 3200 participants and 200 expert speakers were reunited for 3 days of debates and discussion.

AFFICHE-CONVERGENCES-2011-40x60v12-HD-690x102440 round table and 3 main topics : impact, investment and practices.  A professional marketplace, a author coffee but also 3 Great Debates organised by the newspaper Le Monde gathered 3,200 participants.

For its 4th edition, the Convergences World Forum launched the first edition of the Convergences Awards in partnership with La Mairie de Paris, Le Monde and European an Commission.

 

Reports of sessions

Improving practices

Being responsible for the future

Is social economy at the heart or on the fringes of

Where does the end of poverty begin

Is poverty increasing in developed countries

Microfinance crisis

Microfinance plus

Beyond microfinance

Branchless Banking

Conversation between a social entrepreneur

The ‘triple bottom line’, new model or utopia

 A good management structure is the key to success

Scaling up

From South to North

Comparing social economy definitions

Trade and poverty

The microfinance crisis in India

Sustainability- How to exit emergency programs

Job creation and income generation for the poorest- What role for NGOs

BoP 2.0 for large corporations

Towards efficient regulation and supervision

For an operational rural and agricultural financing

 

Improve impact

Measuring the social performance of MFIs

 Impact evaluation

Collaborative impact

Which local governance to achieve a greater impact

How to implement social impact evaluation

 

Improve investments

 More responsibility and more impact 

mImproving financial services for the poor

Can private aid eradicate poverty

How can we optimize the use of public funds to

Innovative financing for development

 Innovative financial solutions to scale up social businesses

 Investing in social enterprises

Microfinance and decentralized cooperation

Increasing exchanges between NGOs and the private sector to raise more funding

 

 Taking the Millennium Development Goals

 Closing session of the 4th Convergences 2015 Forum