As we slowly emerged from the Covid-19 crisis, Russia's invasion of Ukraine has lead to a humanitarian crisis which will impact all European countries. In the same way that the
As we slowly emerged from the Covid-19 crisis, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has lead to a humanitarian crisis which will impact all European countries. In the same way that the Covid-19 crisis tested our social welfare systems, it is expected that the migration crisis caused by Russia’s attack on Ukraine will impact social services across Europe significantly. Having the right tools will be essential to put in place the provision of adequate support while helping with reforms that lead to a long-lasting positive impact.
This session will assess tools available for public authorities and social services to put in place the strategies and programmes that can help them be resilient and prepared to address the negative consequences of overarching crises.
thursday 9 june 5 : 00 - thursday 9 june 6 : 00
Jane Dudman, Freelance journalist, Event chair & Consultant
Michael Löher, Managing Director, German Association for Public and Private Welfare, Germany
Natalia Gusak (PhD, MSW), Associate Professor, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy’, Ukraine
Greg McKay, Director, Worldwide Public Sector, Public Health and Social Services, Microsoft
Jan Vrbický, Director, Social Services Department, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Czechia
Marcel Spatari, Minister of Labour and Social Protection, Republic of Moldova