Regional Conference
Fecha: 
Lun 14/10/2019

Regional Conference on “Responsive social protection solutions: empowering children, families and communities”

14-15 October 2019
Skopje, North Macedonia

The Regional Conference aims to bring together academic scholars, researchers, practitioners, decision makers, activists as well as people experiencing poverty to jointly discuss obstacles and solutions for responsive social protection support. The conference will have a regional focus (Western Balkan countries) as to assess and disseminate different existing social protection  practices. The conference will be organised in two plenary panel debates and six parallel streams.

PANEL DEBATE I: Perspectives on Poverty: the good, the bad and the ugly
(representatives of research/policy/practice: regional and national decision makers, academia, activists). Panel debate is followed by a general discussion.

Parallel streams:
1. Role of Social Services (social welfare/employment/health) and Case Management in Poverty Alleviation
2. Early childhood education and care as an anti-poverty strategy
3. Income transfers and effects on poverty reduction

PANEL DEBATE II: Perspectives on roadmap to reducing poverty
(representatives of the: academia, local decision makers, front-line workers, service users). Panel debate is followed by a general discussion.

Parallel streams:
4. Community care: voices of the service providers and service users
5. Homelessness and social housing
6. Empowering families: policies, transfers and services

Organized by:
The Ministry of Labor and Social Policy of the Republic of North Macedonia together with the Institute of Social Work and Social Policy, Faculty of Philosophy, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje

Ubicación

Skopje
Macedonia