Conference program day 1:
9.15-10.00 Welcome address, Eva Brunne, Keynote address, Thandika Mkandawire, 10.00-12.00 Social pensions in the Swedish social protection system: 1913 - Urban Lundberg, Joakim Palme, Ulf Kristersson 13.30-15.00 Expansion of social protection in developing countries today, Armando Barrientos, Ramiro Ornelas, Michael Cichon, Ronald Wiman 15.30-17.00 Pensions and development Charles Knox-Vydmanov, Ari Kokko, Olli Kangas, Joel Mendizabal, Annika Sundén.
Conference program day 2:
9.00-10.30 From deserving poor to a human rights perspective Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona, Thomas Hammarberg, Jimi Adesina, Christina Behrendt, Ulrika Knutsson 11.00-12.30 Targeting vs universalism: the issue of means-testing in social protection systems 13:30-15.00 Low-income countries/fragile contexts Marion Ouma, Charlotte Petri Gornitzka, Abdur Rahman, Stephen Barrett, Stephen Kidd. 15.30-16.45 Social protection and the post 2015 agenda Gunilla Carlsson, Anna Brandt, Erik Lysén, Claire Courtelle, Sten Rylander, Annika Söder.
The conference was held in cooperation with: LO-TCO Biståndsnämnd, National Association of Social Work (Centralförbundet för Socialt Arbete), The Nordic Africa Institute (Nordiska Afrikainstitutet), PRO Global - pensioners without borders, Sida and Stockholm University.
Who was it for?
The conference aims to bring together a range of experts and policy makers, bridging the public and private sectors as well as civil society. It will provide a unique opportunity for those interested in social protection, in Sweden or internationally, to share experiences and engage in debate.
For further information and/or registration to the NGO-meeting on the 3rd of October, please contact Gunnel Axelsson Nycander