The Department
 
Social Cohesion Development and Research  
Social Security
Access to Social Rights
Social Policy for Families and Children

Activities

Dialogue platform on ethical and solidarity-based initiatives for combating poverty and social exclusion
Awareness raising seminars
Methodological tool to develop co-responsibility for social cohesion
Annual Forums
Newsletter
Publications
Series Trends in social cohesion
Methodological Guides
Contacts
Speakers' contributions
 
Session I: Feelings of insecurity and changes in society - What future for social cohesion in Europe?
 

Speaker(s)

Title

Language(s) available

J.-L. Laville

CNRS, Paris (France)

Personal identity and labour: rethinking the links between labour and social protection

French

Karoly Lorant

Vice president of the Hungarian Civil Society Council (Hungary)

Privatisation and public services:

how to ensure social rights for everyone, in particular the most vulnerable?

English

Franco Archibugi

National School of Public Administration, Rome (Italy)

The Multiple Crises of the Social Welfare System. Which conditions could promote a reform of the welfare state into a welfare society? English

Salvatore Palidda

University of Genoa (Italy)

The security short-circuit following the “second great transformation” and the need for negociated and democratic management of disorder French
Laurent Bonelli

Researcher in political sciences within the Group of policy analysis of University of Paris X, Nanterre and the the Centre for conflicts studies (France)

Insecurity, and social and political exclusion in French inner-city areas: opposition and alternatives French
 
Session II: Informing or alarming? The impact of the medias on collective feelings of insecurity.
 

Speaker(s)

Title

Language(s) available

Roberto Savio

Director of IPS - Inter Press Service International Association, Rome (Italy)

Insecurity, disinformation, and cohesion in communication.

Challenges for world civil society in the face of media globalisation

Italian

English

Luciana Castellina

Journalist, former MEP, President of the NoWarTv cooperative

Alternative communication to combating insecurity – The NoWarTV Project

French

Kathalijne Buitenweg

Member of European Parliament

Speech

English

Philippe Robert

Director of the European Group of Research on Norms, Guyancourt (France)

Feelings of insecurity and crime statistics. What data do the media use, with what impact and where do their responsibilities lie?

French

Christoph Butterwegge

Head of the Department of Political Science, University of Cologne (Germany)

The portrayal of migrants in the media and its influence on public opinion in Germany

German

English

 
Session III: The right to live in security - What programmes and legal instruments to combat collective insecurity?

Speaker(s)

Title

Language(s) available

Peter Schieder

President of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly

Speech

French

English

Manuele Braghero

Urban Security Policies Department, General Directorate of the Tuscany Region Presidency (Italy)

Improving the quality of life as a response to calls for public security. The Tuscany Region law two years after its introduction

Italian

English

Georges Lefevre

President of the inter-ministerial Committee for Social Action (CIAS), Ministry of the Interior (France)

The experience of Local Councils for security and crime prevention

French

Monica Schümer-Strucksberg

Senate Department for Urban Development, Berlin (Germany)

Combat urban marginalisation and broaden the concept of well-being to the management of public sites: the case of Berlin with the project "Quartiersmanagement”

German

English

Ans Zwerver

Former member of Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (Dutsh delegation)

Policies for security or for inclusion? Participation of migrnts in local elections as a contribution to social cohesion

English

 
Session IV: The right to live in security - What policies to ensure confidence and future social cohesion?
 

Speaker(s)

Title

Language(s) available

Peter Mc Loone

Secretary General, IMPACT trade union, Dublin (Ireland)

Sustaining progress through extending rights: New partnerships between capital, the world of work, and the state to ensure a cohesive society

English

Jérôme Vignon

DG Employment and Social Affairs, European Commission

Maintaining the principal of universality in social protection: new contracts between citizens and the state in a changing world of work

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Riccardo Bellofiore

Economist, University of Bergamo (Italy)

 

Who pays for our rights?

Macroeconomic limits to the welfare system and alternative economic policy perspectives

English