The International Conference “The Future of Social Enterprises” will be held on September 26, 2022 (10h-17h – Lisbon time zone) in Coimbra (Portugal), but also remotely via live streaming. This Conference considers the growing debate and interest within the EU regarding the figure of the social enterprise, as well as its framework in community and international programs. CASES – António Sérgio Cooperative for Social Economy considered it relevant to introduce a reflection on this theme in the Portuguese context but also regarding the reality of other European countries.
National and international experts will discuss the concepts of social enterprise in Cyprus, France, Ireland, Italy and Spain while promoting an informed debate that can contribute to the conceptualization of this figure in Portugal. The Portuguese Minister of Labour, Solidarity and Social Security, Ana Mendes Godinho, will attend this Conference.
On behalf of EMES, Sílvia Ferreira, researcher of institutional member Centre for Social Studies and member of the EMES Board of Directors, and managing director Rocío Nogales Muriel are invited as chair and speaker, respectively, for the 2nd round table.
The Conference counts on the support of the Municipality of Coimbra and the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra (FEUC).
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