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Symposium on Philanthropy and Social Justice

Published: Tue 15 Apr 2014
Symposium on Philanthropy and Social Justice

A symposium on new philanthropy and social justice - was convened by Dr. Behrooz Morvaridi, senior lecture at BCID - took place in 2013 at the University of Bradford. The event featured high profile national and international scholars addressing the complex issue of new philanthropy from a variety of disciplinary perspectives and operational contexts. The cutting-edge debates from this symposium is collated in an edited book, to be published by Policy Press¿ in 2014.

Dr Behrooz Morvaridi welcomes participants and introduces the first speaker, Michael Edwards (Distinguished Senior Fellow at Demos, New York).

Social Safety Nets and Targeting Mechanism in COMCEC Member Countries Dr. Behrooz Morvaridi and Professor John Weiss were awarded contracted research project by Ministry of Development in Turkey. The objective of this study was to examine the current state of Social Protection and Social Safety and assess poverty targeting mechanisms and their effectiveness in 57 COMCEC members State. Dr Morvaridi conducted field work

‌in 4 countries: Tunisia, Senegal, Sierra Leon, Turkey and Oman. The report from this study was published and presented in Ankara to senior representative from 57 countries in December 2013.

I‌mage left: Social Safety Nets and Targeting Mechanism in
COMCEC Member Countries

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