Evidence-Based Policy Conference: Youth and Social Inclusion

The evidence-based policy conference 'Social inclusion of youth on the margins of society: more opportunities, better access, and higher solidarity' is taking place on 17-18 November 2011 in Brussels (Madou Auditorium). The conference is organised by the DG Research and Innovation of the European Commission.

Of the EUMARGINS project, both Scientific Coordinator Katrine Fangen and Professor Les Back (UK research team) will participate and present at the conference. Professor Les Back's and Katrine Fangen's presentations are titled "The Unwanted Europeans: Young Migrants and Institutional Marginalisation" and "Young Adult Immigrants: Becoming an Active Citizen in Europe" respectively. Anne Folkvord, Deputy Director General, in the Department of Integration and Diversity at the Norwegian Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion will be participating in the policy input panel discussion on day two of the conference. The conference programme is located here.

For more detailed information please visit the European Commission web pages.

Participation to the conference is free of charge (without reimbursement of travel nor subsistence costs), but prior registration is required  (chrysoula.kassianidou@ec.europa.eu – Tel.: +32-2-2990467 - Fax: +32-2-2979608)


Tags: European Union, policy-making, Policy By T. Sarin
Published Oct. 21, 2011 5:17 PM - Last modified Nov. 22, 2011 2:43 PM