EPC and Caritas Europa hold a Policy Dialogue on
Youth poverty and social exclusion in Europe - Which policy solutions?



  • Europe's Youth between hope and despair - Available on 28 March 2018
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On the occasion of the launch of Caritas Europa's report "Europe's youth - Between hope and despair", the European Policy Centre (EPC) and Caritas Europa are organising a policy dialogue about potential solutions to tackle youth poverty and social exclusion.

Venue: The event will take place at the EPC Auditorium (3rd floor), Rue du Trône 14-16, 1000 Brussels. It will start at 15h00 and will end at 17h00.

Please send your participation request to n.news@epc.eu 



15.00      Welcome and introduction
               Claire Dhéret, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

15.05      Presentation of the report
               Shannon Pfohman, Policy and Advocacy Director, Caritas Europa

15.20      Panel discussion
               Andriana Sukova, Deputy Director-General, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission
               Christian Ebeke, Deputy Resident Representative, International Monetary Fund
               Nikita Sanaullah, Policy Officer Economic and Social Inclusion, European Youth Forum
               Shannon Pfohman, Policy and Advocacy Director, Caritas Europa

16.10      Question & answer session

17.00      End of Policy Dialogue

Copies of the publication will be available at the launch.

Interviews: Panelists, except of Mr Ebeke, will be available for interviews. The EPC will facilitate side-rooms for that purpose.

For more information, please contact

Peter Verhaeghe
Social Policy and Advocacy Officer
Tel: +32 (0)2 235 03 96
Mob: +32 (0)478 58 54 33
Alain Rodriguez
Communication Officer
Tel: +32 2 235 26 54
Mob: +32 478 58 54 37