Conference on Social Protection in the post-2015 UN Agenda

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In the context of the importance given by Belgium to social protection in the post-2015 UN negotiations, the Belgian Federal Public Service Social Security will organise on 27 April 2015, in cooperation with the International Labour Organization, a conference on the theme "Social Protection in the Post-2015 Agenda". Moderated by Ms Jacki Davis , the conference will offer a high-level exchange between representatives from both developing and developed countries, international organizations, academic experts, social partners and civil society organizations.

Confirmed speakers include Mr Guy Ryder, Director General of the ILO, Ms Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, Mr Alexander De Croo, Deputy prime minister and minister of Development Cooperation, Digital Agenda, Telecom and Postal Services, Ms Maggie De Block, Minister of Social Affairs and Public Health, Ms C. Courteille, Director ILO Office for the European Union and the Benelux countries, Mr T. Auwers, Director General FPS Social Security, Ms B. Frankinet, Permanent Representative of Belgium to the UN in New York, Ms I. Ortiz, Director Social Protection at the ILO, Ms K. Roelen, Institute for Development Studies, Mr R. Delarue, European Commission DG Employment and Social Affairs, Ms M. Sepúlveda, UN Research Institute for Social Development, Ms A. Drouin, International Labour Organization, Mr F. Veras, International Policy Center for Inclusive Growth, Ms S. Burrow, General Secretary ITUC, Mr R. Suarez-Santos, Deputy Secretary General IOE, Mr B. Vanden Berghe, Director of 11.11.11 and Prof Dr O. De Schutter, University of Louvain and College of Europe.

conferencebanneriloWhen: Monday 27 April 2015

Where: The conference will take place on Monday 27 April 2015 at the FPS Social Security in Brussels (Auditorium Pacheco – Pacheco Boulevard, 13 – 1000 Brussels).

Register online here. Places are limited. Participation is by invitation only.

For more information, please contact: [email protected]

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