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Save the date – May 15th! Sustaining solidarity in Europe

Sustaining solidarity in Europe May 15th  -  Factory Forty. Rue des Anciens Étangs, 40 – 1190 Brussels. On 15th May, join policymakers, civil society organizations, researchers and EU officers in Brussels to discuss the idea of how solidarity can be sustained in Europe. Organised together with H2020 funded projects TranSOL and  [...]

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Seminar on the boundaries of solidarity

On Tuesday 17th  April, the Norwegian SOLIDUS team were involved in a closing seminar where the overarching topic was the boundaries of solidarity. Research Director Are Vegard Haug (NOVA/OsloMet) was the moderator. Bjørn Hvinden welcomed the participants by giving a brief presentation, firstly presenting the SOLIDUS project in general, and secondly, [...]

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SOLIDUS PANEL: Welfare state in transition – learning from co-production  

Denmark National Seminar Date: 18 April, 2018 Venue: The Dome,  Grennesminde Snubbekorsvej 18 2630 Taastrup   In the wake of global financial crisis, European countries have experienced austerity and reduced public spending on welfare. Global conflicts have triggered migration to Europe. Both crises have deepened the polarization of society, but also triggered [...]

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Forum for NGO cooperation in Banská Bystrica

The city of Banská Bystrica is one of few cities that can be commended on the fact that the Council of Non-Governmental Non-Profit Organizations (MNO), which represents the interests of non-government and the third sector and civic society in the city, is among the advisory bodies of the Mayor. On [...]

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Policy and Social Dialogue Committee meets in Barcelona to discuss SOLIDUS findings

  On March 13th the SOLIDUS Policy and Social Dialogue Committee (PSDC) met in Barcelona. Experts, policy makers and civil society representatives from across Europe came together to discuss findings from the SOLIDUS research. The aim of the meeting was to get different opinions and evidence in order to assess [...]

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Welfare state in transition- learning from co-production. Denmark Seminar, 18th April

In the wake of global financial crisis, European countries have experienced reduced public spending on welfare. Global conflicts have triggered migration to Europe. Both crises have deepened the polarization of society, but also triggered multiple actions of solidarity. How important is the collaboration between public administration and civil society organisations [...]

By |March 5th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Welfare state in transition- learning from co-production. Denmark Seminar, 18th April

Feedback from the third European Seminar: Solidarity during the Greek Crisis

On 9th February 2018, the third European Seminar on Solidarity, specifically ‘Solidarity during the Greek crisis’ took place. Held in the University of the Peloponnese in Corinth (Greece), speakers from different fields and disciplines came together, including policy makers, civil society members and academics. The day consisted of four separate [...]

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Solidarity in the housing sector was analyzed at the Budapest European Seminar

  On May 30th 2017, it took place the second European Seminar on Solidarity in the Housing Sector at the Central European University (CEU) of Budapest (Hungary). The aim of the seminar was, on the one hand, to present the state of the art and present challenges in the policy [...]

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Discussion of results on Solidarity actions with social impact in Spain

On May 17th 2017, the first results related to the Solidus project have presented to the representatives of some solidarity initiatives, whose actions selected due to their proven social impact. The meeting was held at the Faculty of Economy and Business of the University of Barcelona. The objective was, above all, [...]

By |May 18th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Discussion of results on Solidarity actions with social impact in Spain

Solidarity in the Housing Sector, Budapest European Seminar

Access to affordable housing remains an enduring question in Europe. Long exacerbated by the credit and debt crisis and kept in the spotlight by migration and population crowding, responses at the civic and the policy level in  Europe  offer  instructive  examples  of  both  administrative creativity  and  social  innovation. The aim [...]

By |May 16th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Solidarity in the Housing Sector, Budapest European Seminar