The Council of Europe, in partnership with the European Commission and the Government of Quebec, is organising the conference "Interacting in diversity” - open to public authorities, social workers, migrants, researchers. It will take place in Strasbourg, France, on 7-8th December 2009.
The purpose is to analyse the social and operational frameworks, in particular the acquisition of the more suited to fostering interaction in a context of cultural diversity, especially the development of public services in our pluralist societies.
This conference will deal primarily with the following topics:
the advantages and limits of the concept of reasonable accommodation in relation to the European standards on non-discrimination;
the nature of constraints affecting and potential for the interaction of "accommodations" deployed in Europe by social workers and mediators;
the need to adapt institutional language.
Programme, registration form and practical information can be found here.
Country or region: France