Trust, social cohesion, citizenship and the state in an economic downturn

2009 was the tenth anniversary of the Apeldoorn Conference Series. The 2009 Apeldoorn Conference took place in Belfast between 4 and 6 October 2009.

The central theme of the 2009 Conference was Trust, social cohesion, citizenship and the state in an economic downturn. Delegates looked in detail at four related sub-themes:

  • Trust, leadership and the role of the state
  • Globalisation, migration and the labour market
  • Solidarity and supporting the vulnerable in modern societies
  • Human rights and communities

For further information on the 2009 Conference please take a look at the reports, programme and interviews with delegates and speakers.