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Caritas Forum

THEME OF THE 2024 EDITION, WHICH WILL TAKE PLACE ON 22 & 23 MAY. 

„ KANNERAARMUT : (K)EEN THEMA ?"

One child in four is at risk of growing up in poverty in Luxembourg. This means that around 30,000 children face poverty and other deprivations in their daily lives. What is the impact of financial difficulties on all other aspects of children's lives? What is the impact on our society? What can we do to make a lasting improvement to the lives of children growing up in Luxembourg?

PROGRAMME

22 May at 6.00 pm: Inaugural conference - SNJ Geesseknaeppchen Room 360°.

Monsieur de profil avec des lunettes

 

 

 

 

Children of inequality

Professor Dr Christoph Butterwegge
Political scientist and author 

Femme de face

Child poverty: what are the challenges for Luxembourg?

Dr Anne-Catherine Guio
Senior researcher at LISER

 

Simultaneous translation into French will be provided.

We invite you to join us for a drink after the conference.

Registration

 

23 May from 8.30am to 5pm: Day-long symposium - Centre Jean XXIII - Luxembourg-Kirchberg. 

This symposium looks at the theme of "Kanneraarmut - (k)een Thema?" from different angles, offering a wealth of ideas, analyses, experiences and examples from which to draw in order to move Luxembourg society towards greater social justice. We are offering various workshops and presentations on the subject of child poverty.

WORKSHOPS : 

  1. What makes child poverty worse? (workshop in Lëtzebuergesch)
  2. Institutional abuse: does it exist in Luxembourg? (workshop with translation into French)
  3. Children's health and well-being (workshop in Lëtzebuergesch)

Registration (places are limited)

 

PARKING SPACES ON THE SITE ARE LIMITED. CARITAS LUXEMBOURG WILL PROVIDE A SHUTTLE BUS FROM THE GLACIS CAR PARK TO THE SITE UPON REGISTRATION.

  • If you have any questions or if you need support to register, please contact us at tel: +352 402131 *311/*310
  • Please register separately for each day
  • A detailed programme will be available end of February

Caritas Forum is the continuation in conference format of the Sozialalmanach, which has served for 15 years as an instrument for dialogue with political decision-makers, civil society and business.

Caritas Forum pursues the same objective as the Sozialalmanach, namely to deal with a theme from different angles and thus offer a pool of thoughts, analyses, experiences and examples from which interested parties can draw.

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