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Pilote experiences: India on the go to a new paradigm?

What if your lunch break of Thursday noon took place in India?

We have the pleasure to welcome Guy Standing in Geneva. He will present us the pilot experiments of basic income led in India between 2010 and 2013.

Pilot experiments of unconditional income: does India go to a change of paradigm?

Guy Standing - Geneva

In three pilot basic income schemes conducted in India between 2010 and 2013, more than 6,000 men, women and children received universal, equal and completely unconditional monthly cash payments. Professor Guy Standing reports on the main outcomes, looking at the effects on sanitation, nutrition, health, schooling, economic activity, women’s status, specific vulnerable groups, and social attitudes more broadly.

Date and place :
Thursday, 5th December 2013, 12h30am-2h00am
ONUG, Meetings of the library, room B-135
United nations house, door 20, 1st floor, Geneva, Switzerland

Speaker :
Guy Standing, a British economist, is Professor of Development at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is former Director of the Socio- Economic Security Programme of the International Labour Organisation.

Discussant :
Sarah Cook, Director, UNRISD

Moderator :
Blandine Blukacz-Louisfert, Officer-in-charge, UNOG Library

Registration on the UNRSID website is required for people without UN ID :
www.unrisd.org/seminar-standing

Please bring a photo ID, together with this invitation, to the Pregny Gate. No parking available for non-accredited vehicles.

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