Next 17th October, on the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the FBLP (Brussels Forum Against Poverty, regional member of the Belgian Anti-Poverty Network), organises a conference on Social Innovation, as part of the Festival des Libertés, with the support of the French Community Commission of Brussels-Capital, the King Baudouin Foundation and CPAS of Saint-Gilles. The content of the conference will be based on an inventory of 33 projects identified as a spearhead of social innovation in Brussels.
The first part of the day, based on speed dating, will be dedicated to Brussels policy makers’ feedback on these projects. The 2nd part of the day will give the floor to social innovation experts to analyse and give the projects a more global dimension. AMongst others, Rosanne Haggerty including (Community Solutions, New York), Cattacin (University of Geneva, WILCO), Frank Moulaert (KU Leuven) and Bruno Gérard (UNIPSO).
Organised as part of the Festival of Freedom, this day of lectures / discussions is for professionals in the social, political, activists, academics, public services, and to all those interested in issues in the fight against the poverty in the Brussels Region.
More details in the invitation.
October 17, 2014, 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., National Theatre, Boulevard Emile Jacqmain 111-1000 Brussels
Information 02 / 600.55.66.
See the page of the event on the Forum Bruxellois de Lutte contre la Pauvreté (FBLP) website.