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
The preventive welfare state: A model for South Africa
Does policy convergence strengthen or weaken regional integration; the cases of migration and health policies in the European Union
New partnerships – How business can contribute to development in difficult local environments
Date: 15 October 2008
Venue: SAIIA, Jan Smuts House, East Campus, University of the Witwatersrand
RSVP: Mathy / Tel: 011 836 0561 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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