Friday, 16 March 2012

Conference on Development and Democracy in Slovakia

The Pontis Foundation and the Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences of Comenius University in Bratislava are organizing a one-day conference on Development and Democracy: Modern Trends in International Development Cooperation on 3 May 2012 in Bratislava, Slovakia.

The conference will focus on the new trends in international development cooperation embedding human rights and democracy in the practice. The aim of the conference is bring together experts, academics, policy makers and representatives of nongovernmental organizations to discuss different concepts and approaches to international development and consider appropriate strategies to foster socioeconomic development and ensure democracy in less developed countries. The conference would like to offer effective, fast and more direct aid in line with the human rights principles and recipients’ needs.

Experts can also submit their papers which will be presented on the conference to the Pontis Foundation until 31 March 2012.

Place of the conference: Congress Hall of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak Republic and Palugyay Palace, Hlbok√° cesta 2, Bratislava, Slovakia

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For futher information contact Ivana Raslavska: ivana.raslavska@pontisfoundation.sk or Michal Cenker: michal.cenker@pontisfoundation.sk you can also visit the website and read the Call for papers

Information provided by Petra Nagyova, Pontis Foundation

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