The European Social Model: Which Benefits for South Africa and Africa?


Initiated through a French-German partnership this conference aims at fostering open debates on future perspectives of the European socio-economic development and its benefits for South Africa and Africa.


The three panels of the conference are:

  • The Preventive Welfare State: A Model for South Africa?

    (Coordinated by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung)

  • Does Policy Convergence Strengthen or Weaken Regional Integration? The Cases of Migration and Health Policies in the European Union.

    (Coordinated by the French Institute of South Africa)

  • New Partnerships – How Business can Contribute to Development in Difficult Local Environments.

    (Coordinated by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung)

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SAIIA, Jan Smuts House, Johannesburg


Julia Steffenfauseweh (ehem. Weber)