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Social Inclusion Forum - Tuesday,1 April 2014

9.15am – 16.00pm

Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin 3

This year’s Social Inclusion Forum (SIF) will take place on 1st  April 2014.  This event is part of the institutional framework put in place by the Government to support the development of the National Action Plan for Social Inclusion 2007-2016.

 

The Forum provides an opportunity for wider public consultation and discussion on social inclusion issues, particularly with people experiencing poverty and social exclusion and the groups that work with them. This year’s Forum will focus on selected relevant and topical themes with focus on community participation.

 

Conference Documentation

Please find a detailed programme here.

Morning Presentations

Reflections on the European Peer Review of the Belgian Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion - Anna Visser, The Advocacy Initiative

Workshop Presentations

 

Workshop 1

Alignment of Local Government and Local Development - David Dalton, Department of Environment, Community and Local Government

Alignment of Local Government and Local Development - Ann Irwin, Community Workers' Co-operative

Workshop 2

Healthy Ireland Strategy- Addressing Health Inequalities - Diarmuid O’Donovan, Director of Public Health, HSE West Senior Lecturer, Social & Preventive Medicine, NUIG


Healthy Ireland Strategy
- Making its Impact Real for Communities - Sinéad Keenan, Healthy Food for All

Workshop 3

Ireland's National Traveller/Roma Integration Strategy  - Linda Grealy, Traveller Policy Division, Department of Justice and Equality

Ireland's National Traveller/Roma Integration Strategy - Ronnie Faye, Pavee Point

Workshop 4

Homelessness Policy - Aidan Culhane, Department of Environment, Community & Government

Homelessness PolicyPat Greene, Simon Communities of Ireland

Showcase Projects

Many thanks to all the Projects that took part in the Social Inclusion Forum Showcase. Please find the showcase brochure here

Evaluation of Conference  

We are intereseted in your feedback on the proceedings and arrangements. Please find evaluation form here. Thank you.

Report of The Social Inclusion Forum 2013 Implementing the Social Dimension of Europe 2020’

 

All previous Social Inclusion Forum Reports and all Social Inclusion Division Publications can be found on here.

 

If you have any further enquiries please contact us at social.inclusion@welfare.ie

 

 

 

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Latest News & Publications

 

 

Matching Funding for Projects funded by EU Commission under the Social Protection/Social Inclusion Strand of the PROGRESS Axis of the Programme for Employment and Social Innovation 2014-2020

New call for proposals under the Social protection/Social Inclusion strand of the EU PROGRESS programme 30 July 2014

Social Inclusion Report: Incorporating Annual Reports for 2011 and 2012

Social Transfers and Poverty Alleviation in Ireland

Report of Social Inclusion Forum 2013
‘Implementing the Social Dimension of Europe 2020’ 26 March 2013

Technical Paper on

Implications of Income Pooling and Household Decision-making for the Measurement of Poverty and Deprivation
An Analysis of the SILC 2010 Special Module for Ireland 23 October 2013

Call for Applications: Social Protection Research Innovation Awards 17 September 2013

United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 17th October 2014 - Public Awareness Funding Initiative, closing date 12.00pm 28 May 2014

Quick links to Publications

 

Technical Paper: Trends in Economic Stress and the Great Recession in ireland PDF document

National Social Report 2014 PDF document

Social Inclusion Report: Incorporating Annual Reports for 2011and 2012 PDF document

Table of Actions: Annual Reports for 2011 & 2012 PDF document

Report of Social Inclusion Forum 2013
‘Implementing the Social Dimension of Europe 2020
PDF document

Technical Paper on Implications of Income Pooling and Household Decision-making for the Measurement of Poverty and Deprivation
An Analysis of the SILC 2010 Special Module for Irelan
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PDF document

 

Social Inclusion Monitor PDF document

Work and Poverty in Ireland: an Analysis of the CSO Survey on Income and Living Conditions 2004-2010 PDF document

Policy Briefing on Work and Poverty in Ireland PDF document

National Social Target for Poverty Reduction PDF document

Policy Briefing on the Review of the National Poverty Target PDF document

Constructing a Food Poverty Indicator for Ireland using the Survey on Income and Living Conditions PDF document

Social Inclusion Forum: Conference

Report PDF document

Social Inclusion Report: Incorporating Annual reports for 2009 and 2010 PDF document

Understanding Childhood Deprivation in Ireland PDF document

Persistent at-risk-of-poverty in Ireland: an analysis of the Survey on Income and Living Conditions 2005-2008 PDF document

National Action Plan for Social Inclusion 2007 - 2016.PDF document

Department of Social Protection, Gandon House, Amiens Street, Dublin 1, Ireland.
An Roinn Coimirce Sóisialaí, Teach Gandon, Sráid Amiens, Baile Átha Cliath 1, Éire.

 

Tel: + 353 1 7043968 Fax: + 353 1 7043945 e-mail:social.inclusion@welfare.ie

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