Youth We Can! Night : Youth commit for climate and the environment

Youth We Can! Night : Youth commit for climate and the environment

On the occasion of the 12th Convergences World Forum on September 6, Youth We Can! organises its annual evening on youth engagement for climate.An evening about youth engagement for climateCreated in 2012 and managed by Convergences, Youth We Can! is a collective of...
An evening to meet the people who depict the world differently

An evening to meet the people who depict the world differently

How can we accelerate the ecological, social and democratic transitions our world needs? How can the media contribute to the evolution of people’s mindsets and behaviours towards a more sustainable world? Creating new narratives to inspire a great number of people and...
5 reasons not to miss the Convergences World Forum this year

5 reasons not to miss the Convergences World Forum this year

“Inequalities – Transitions – Solutions”. The Convergences World Forum will be back at the Palais Brongniart in Paris on September 5 and 6 for its 12th edition. Looking for an inspiring and sustainable post-summer event? Convergences offers you...
Meet us at the European Development days !

Meet us at the European Development days !

Why do inequalities matter for sustainable development? How can we understand the structural causes of inequalities? How can we work better together through more effective policies to address inequalities? How to address the 5 “Ps” of the 2030 Agenda: People, Planet,...
Microcredit in France: social work or profitable operations?

Microcredit in France: social work or profitable operations?

“As opposed to developing countries, no microfinance provider in France bal­ances its accounts solely on the basis of the financial income from this activity.”1 This is the conclusion drawn up by the International Labour Of­fice in 2015, which paraphrases the analysis...
KEY FIGURES OF FINANCIAL INCLUSION | FRANCE

KEY FIGURES OF FINANCIAL INCLUSION | FRANCE

Personal microcredit: a springboard to paid employment Unlike its “professional” counterpart, the “personal” microcredit does not have a purpose directly linked to employment as it does not finance business creation. In France, the law states that it must finance...