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


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
Series Trends in social cohesion
Methodological Guides
Sessions and Speakers

Forum 2004 – Socially responsible consumption and finance systems
Session I - Ethical and socially responsible community-based initiatives in the economy, responding to the challenges of social cohesion
Sabine Urban Professor, Robert Schuman University, Strasbourg   Benoît Lévesque [fr]
Professor, Departement of Sociology, UQAM
Jean-Paul Vigier [fr] President of the FEBEA   Francesco Gesualdi Centro Nuovo Modello di Sviluppo (Italy)
Luigino Bruni Milano-Bicocca University    
Session II: Official support for ethical and socially responsible community-based initiatives
James Harrison Legal specialist in Human Rights European University Institute of Florence  
Theo van Bellegem and Frans De Clerk Ministry of Housing Spatial Planning and Environment and Managing Director of Triodos Bank
Hep Monatzeder and Heinz Schulze City Mayor, City of Munich and Coordinator of Agenda 21 „One World“    
Session III - Approaches and decisions to spread the impact of ethical and socially responsible community-based initiatives
Jean Michel Lecuyer [fr] General Director, Société d'Investissement France Active   Simon Pare [fr] in charge of Quality Control and Research & Development for Max Havelaar
Session IV - Promoting the concepts and practices of an ethical and socially responsible economy at the pan-European level
Elena Sosnova [fr] Professor at the State University of Management (Russian Federation)