16th Meeting of the COMCEC Poverty Alleviation Working Group

The 16th Meeting of the COMCEC Poverty Alleviation Working Group was held virtually on 24 May 2021 with the theme of “COVID-19 and its Adverse Effects on Socio-Economic Inequalities in the OIC Member Countries”.

Representatives from the 17 OIC member countries and COMCEC Coordination Office, SESRIC, World Food Program (WFP) and BRAC attended the meeting.

Participants discussed the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak on socio-economic inequalities in member countries, the challenges faced, and the policies and programs implemented.

During the meeting, the study titled “COVID-19 and its Adverse Effects on Socio-Economic Inequalities in the OIC Member Countries”, which was commissioned by the COMCEC Coordination Office, was discussed by the participants.

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