European University Institute - ROBERT SCHUMAN CENTRE FOR ADVANCED STUDIES
ERD Regional Conference
Promoting Resilience through Social Protection in Sub-Saharan Africa
Novotel Dakar - Avenue Abdoulaye Fadiga - Dakar - Senegal
28-30 June 2010
The Conference builds on a wealth of country-specific studies as well as on regional research mainly on Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to address they key question of which types of social protection have worked and/or are expected to work best for the region. Some of the major challenges facing social protection design and implementation in SSA such as chronic poverty, state fragility, financial viability and donor involvement are assessed.
For additional information about the program, the registration formalities and other issues contact the European Report on Development Secretariat atERD.Secretariat@EUI.eu.