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Acting together to empower children, their families and communities to end poverty

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Kielce - Giovedì 17 Ottobre 2019 - Assembly, Mass, Artistic performances

Oct 17 at 13:00 Kielce, Main Train station and near the Commemoration stone.

Holly mass, assembly,  and reminding the history and meaning of World Day for Overcoming Poverty.

Kielce
Polonia

Kamień Krajeński - Giovedì 17 Ottobre 2019 - Assembly, Mass, Artistic performances

Oct 17 at 13:00, Dom Pomocy Społecznej. Kamień Krajeński, Pogórna 2

Assembly, holly mass, artistic performances with participation of residents and workers and guests of Social Support House.

Kamień Krajeński
Polonia

Varsaw - Giovedì 17 Ottobre 2019 - Debate on Oct 17 and Dimensions on Poverty on Oct 23

Oct 17 at 13:00 Kamiliańska Misja Pomocy Społecznej. Warsaw, Traktorzystów 26

Debate on "Problem of poverty and homelessness among children and youth" with participation of Polish EAPN group of People Experiencing Poverty, youth theater performance, storytelling and fire show.

Oct 23 at 17:30 "Więź" editing house, Warsaw, Trębacka  3

Presentation of "the Hidden dimensions of poverty" research and polish translation of report on it. With a discussion on multidimensional approach to define poverty.   

October - November Tapori Campaign "Acting together: let's take care of what is important to us" dedicated to children rights based on story of Fon.

Varsaw
Polonia

Varsaw - Lunedì 14 Ottobre 2019 - Evening of creativity and Art: music and word for dignity

Oct14 at 17:00 Centrum Aktywności Lokalnej. Warsaw, Paca 40

Music performance of the Streeters band and stories from "Storytellers committed" group.

Launching Tapori Campaign "Acting Together" dedicated to 30th anniversary of Convention of Rights of Children, reminding the history and meaning of World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty.

Varsaw
Polonia

Skopje - Lunedì 14 Ottobre 2019 - Regional Conference

Regional Conference on “Responsive social protection solutions: empowering children, families and communities”

14-15 October 2019
Skopje, North Macedonia

The Regional Conference aims to bring together academic scholars, researchers, practitioners, decision makers, activists as well as people experiencing poverty to jointly discuss obstacles and solutions for responsive social protection support. The conference will have a regional focus (Western Balkan countries) as to assess and disseminate different existing social protection  practices. The conference will be organised in two plenary panel debates and six parallel streams.

PANEL DEBATE I: Perspectives on Poverty: the good, the bad and the ugly
(representatives of research/policy/practice: regional and national decision makers, academia, activists). Panel debate is followed by a general discussion.

Parallel streams:
1. Role of Social Services (social welfare/employment/health) and Case Management in Poverty Alleviation
2. Early childhood education and care as an anti-poverty strategy
3. Income transfers and effects on poverty reduction

PANEL DEBATE II: Perspectives on roadmap to reducing poverty
(representatives of the: academia, local decision makers, front-line workers, service users). Panel debate is followed by a general discussion.

Parallel streams:
4. Community care: voices of the service providers and service users
5. Homelessness and social housing
6. Empowering families: policies, transfers and services

Organized by:
The Ministry of Labor and Social Policy of the Republic of North Macedonia together with the Institute of Social Work and Social Policy, Faculty of Philosophy, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje

Skopje
Macedonia