Registration Deadline: 17 October 2008
The Foundation for Professional Development is hosting a two-day NGO Conference from 23-24 October 2008.
HIV and AIDS is an issue which is very familiar to communities in South Africa. However, each community has both shared and unique challenges, based on a variety of factors. It is communities who are able to identify the problem, come up with potential solutions and organise themselves to put a plan in action who will ultimately contribute to greater community wellness. This defines the NGO community.
The French Institute of South Africa, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) are hosting a one-day conference entitled "The European Social Model: Which Benefits for South Africa and Africa".
Initiated through a French-German partnership the conference is aimed at fostering open debates on future perspectives of the European socio-economic development and its benefits for South Africa and Africa.
The three panels of the conference are