38th Ipse Meeting- Dublin – October 4 & 5, 2012

Social protection : between discipline and new developments


In Dublin, October 4 & 5, 2012 – in partnership with the European Foundation for the improvement of living and working conditions (Eurofound).


actes DublinDownload the conference proceedings (FR only)
and the press release (FR or EN)



 In spite of the crisis, the difficulties we face and a remote Europe, the debates at the 38th Ipse Meeting in Dublin featured lucid and determined leaders prepared to go beyond sheer austerity and advance the role and place of solidarity‐based social protection in Europe.



3 sessions to address these issues :


  1. Major Crisis and Systemic Reforms
  2. Structural Changes in Times of Crisis: What are the consequences for Social Protection ?
  3. Solidarity-based alternatives to Austerity Policies