Poverty and Social Protection Conference 2009 (Bangkok)

December 10, 2008

Poverty and Social Protection Conference 2009

will focus on issues of poverty and its eradication, social inequality, race relations and policy management and mismanagement with an international perspective. As poverty continues to be an ongoing, often-inhumane problem, this conference aims to provide a comparative perspective in analyzing past/current trends and conditions to better understand the never-ending downward spiral many individuals and families find themselves in.

The 2009 Poverty and Social Protection Conference (P.S.P) will address questions regarding the role and importance of equal distribution of resources and social inclusion. The potential roles and impacts less-developed countries have on politics, business, education and the public sector. In addition, major social and economic trends and their potential for poverty reduction.

The 2009 P.S.P Conference will focus on how poverty is measured, the effects of welfare states, the major causes of poverty including environmental and economic factors such as the World Bank as well as governance, demographics and social factors. P.S.P Conference 2009 will also address the many effects of poverty, including social isolation, human trafficking, displacement, suicide and homelessness. Poverty reduction strategies, economic growth, free market, fair trade, social aid and the unavoidable effects of globalization.

As a P.S.P conference participant you will have the opportunity to learn and discuss these and many additional issues of importance in creating strategies for the eradication of poverty, particularly amongst underdeveloped countries and within disadvantaged groups.

The 2009 P.S.P. Conference will welcome scholars, NGO representatives, corporate and Governmental representatives gathered with a common goal- that of poverty reduction and to increase social responsibility. Fostering partnerships and international cooperation are integral steps towards notable change.

Tomorrow People Non-Profit Organization hopes you will have the opportunity to join us as we embark on this international event, combing perspectives, underlining goals, and networking for positive change. We look forward to meeting you in Bangkok in March!

Key objectives:

    * Identify main players as well as affected groups and sub-groups

    * To better understand the role of civil society in poverty eradication

    * To better understand the governmental role in poverty eradication

    * Analyze & develop specific policies & targeted groups

    * Build a knowledgeable global network committed to change

Poverty and Social Protection Conference 2009
11th- 13th of March 2009, Bangkok, Thailand

Dates
* Poverty and Social Protection Conference 2009 will be held from 11th- 13th of March 2009
* Applications and abstract submissions will be accepted starting from September 15th 2008
* Deadline for abstracts submission is February 1st 2009
* Deadline for final papers submission is February 15th 2009

Location
Poverty and Social Protection Conference 2009 will take place in the city of Bangkok, Thailand. All sessions will be held in the “Royal Benja Hotel” conveniently located in one of the best commercial areas in Bangkok and only 20 minutes away from the Bangkok international airport.

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