Building partnerships to improve lives

Plenary Session II : Partnership working at all levels of government

Tuesday, 7 July, 2015
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The morning session will examine the experiences of service partnerships from an international, national and municipal focus. We begin with a recent international OECD report on vulnerable groups. The session will then hear from Australia about its unique country-wide partnership for people with disabilities; the city of Malmo will then present its public health-led partnership following from the work of Sir Michael Marmot, who presented at our Dublin conference in 2013.

Chair: Rita VALADAS, Director of Social Services, Santa Casa da Misericórdia, Lisbon, Portugal

Confirmed speakers:

New OECD report on integrating social services for vulnerable groups: bridging sectors for better service delivery
Dominic RICHARDSON, Senior Education Specialist in the UNICEF Office of Research, Italy

The Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS): a unique national partnership for disabled persons, government and services
Sarah JOHNSON, Scheme Actuary, National Disability Insurance Agency, Australia

Building a public health-led sustainable city in partnership
Anna BALKFORS, Director, Institute for Sustainable Urban Development, Malmö, Sweden