Event

Opening Conference

From 21/01 to 21/01

Logo of the European Year

Opening Conference : European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion

Location: Madrid, 21-01-2010 - Auditorium. Ministry of Health and Social Policy

 

Programme:

08:00 – 09:00 REGISTRATION

09:30 – 10:10 OPENING SESSION

10:10 – 10:45 KEYNOTE ADRESS

The social Europe we want: The challenge of poverty and inequality

10:45 – 11:15 COFFEE BREAK

11:15 – 11:45 EUROPEAN YEAR FOR COMBATING POVERTY AND SOCIAL EXCLUSION 2010:

LAUNCHING OF THE MAJOR EVENTS OF THE EY 2010

11:45 – 13:15 ROUNDTABLE I

Testimonies of persons experiencing poverty and social exclusion Moderator.

13:15 – 15:00 LUNCH

15:00 – 16:15 ROUNDTABLE II

What the Lisbon Strategy has meant for the target of reducing poverty Points of view from different Member States and review of experiences Moderator.

16:15 – 17:30 ROUNDTABLE III

Challenges in the fight against poverty and social exclusion and future commitments post 2010 Moderator.

17:30 – 18:00 CLOSING SESSION

20:30 VISIT TO THE PRADO MUSEUM and COCKTAIL