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The CEQ Institute at Tulane University awarded grant from the Gates Foundation

The CEQ Institute at Tulane University was awarded a $4.9 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to study ways to reduce inequality and poverty through taxes and social spending in developing countries.

Working for an Equity Agenda in the Americas - Interview with Nora Lustig
Nora Lustig shared her perspective on how to achieve an equity agenda in the Americas. The interview was conducted by OAS's Department of Social Inclusion.

CEQ presents in Accra

On October 29, 2015, Stephen Younger (Associate Director of CEQ Institute), Eric Osei-Assibey and Felix Oppong presented on the Incidence of Fiscal Policy in Ghana. 
Click here to view the presentation. 
Click here to view the final report. 
Pictured left to right: Nora Lustig, Seth Terkper (Ghana's Minister of Finance), and Stephen Younger.

CEQ presents in Tanzania

On January 20, 2016 Stephen Younger, Flora Myamba and Kenneth Mdadila presented on the Incidence of Fiscal Policy in Tanzania.
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Click here to view the final report. 


Tanzania's Daily News covered the presentation in the article "."
 

CEQ and OAS to partner

On January 29, 2016 CEQ signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Organization of American States to deepen the relationship between the two institutions and look for ways to cooperate on joint projects, programs and activities in the area of social inclusion, equity and social protection.

OAS Secretary General, Luis Almagro Lemes shakes hands with Ludovico Feoli, CEQ's Director of Policy Area.
CEQ's Director, Nora Lustig, elaborates on CEQ's mission and the pivotal role the assessments can play in policymaking.
Workshop on the Commitment to Equity Methodology at  the World Bank
 
In early February 2016, the CEQ team, Ali Enami, Technical Coordinator Sandra Martinez, Nora Lustig, Sean Higgins and Associate Director Jon Jellema (pictured from left to right)  organized a three day learning event at the World Bank. The objective of the workshop was to present the Commitment to Equity methodology, along with early evidence from recent studies.
Click here to view the event agenda. 

“Diálogos de compromiso con la equidad"

The Policy Area of the CEQ Institute organized its first "Commitment to Equity Dialogue" with the Red de Accion Politica (RAP) at the Universidad di Tella in Buenos Aires. The Dialogue focused on the challenges faced by Argentina's new government to promote social equity in the face of slower growth and reduced fiscal space.
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Pictured: Ariel Fiszbein (Inter-American Dialogue), Nora Lustig (Tulane University), Ludovico Feoli (Tulane University), and Alan Clutterbuck (Fundación RAP).

CEQ at G-24 

On March 3, 2016 CEQ's Estuardo Morán presented Fiscal Policy Incidence on Poverty and Inequality in Latin America at the G-24 Technical Group Meeting in Cartagena.
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CEQ Presents in Honduras

On March 30, 2016 CEQ's Estuardo Morán presented "Fiscal Policy and Income Redistribution in Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, México, Perú and Uruguay" in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
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