IFSW European Conference

The conference theme is Social Protection & Human Dignity.

The focus of all symposia, seminars, workshops and presentation should be related to Social Protection & Human Dignity. The following key aspects should guide all contributions and be covered intensively:

  • European Social Politics – Social Pillar of the EU
    Which relevance has the development of a social European Union
  • Basic Living Conditions – Social Welfare State
    Basic Needs, alternatives to social aid, basic income and discussion about innovative models and projects
  • Migration, Refugees
    Interrelationship of migration and welfare state, neoliberal economics, war, poverty and refugees
  • Community Services
    Role of Social work for the future of marginalized people in times of fast reduction of social welfare, the role of civil society and NGOs in counselling and support, fighting against populism, discrimination, racism and radicalization.
  • People with disabilities, marginalized groups and minorities
    The role of social work in maintaining and protecting the quality, sustainability and ethical principles
  • Fundamental Rights  – Human Rights
    The standing of values and ethics in times when the state withdraws from its responsibility to care for the wellbeing of the people,  access to rights, defending human rights, practical advice for social workers.