Conference for SONGOs helping families with children

Specialists from socially oriented NGOs providing services for families with children are invited to an interregional conference

Moscow 12 August 2015

The interregional conference “The development of a system of social services for families with children. The interaction between the state, society and the non-commercial sector” will take place on 9 – 10 September in Moscow. The conference will summarise the results of the charitable programme “Interregional information and methodological resource centre for socially oriented NGOs” from the foundation Way Home.

The conference aims to present and summarise the successful experience of the non-commercial sector in solving social problems and protecting the rights of orphans, families with minors, supporting motherhood and responsible parenthood, preventing domestic violence and also developing the cooperation of socially oriented NGOs, institutions in social spheres, authorities, society and businesses.

Representatives (specialists, volunteers, partners) from socially oriented NGOs, representatives from authorities and public institutions in the public sphere are invited to the conference.

The programme of the conference includes plenary and break-out sessions, masterclasses, consultations and presentations of the work and social practice of socially oriented NGOs.

Leading Russian specialists and experts in the sphere of social and psychological work on the topic of preventing social orphanhood, cruel treatment in relation to minors and domestic violence and specialists in the sphere of volunteer work, social entrepreneurship, evaluation of the effectiveness of social projects and fundraising have been invited to the conference.

Also, in terms of preparations for the conference, there will be an exhibition competition for the best social practices, the winner of which will be presented at the conference, and will also be given the right to publish their materials in the manual for specialists from socially oriented NGOs.

Applications to take part in the presentation of programmes, projects, technology and enterprise must be sent to the following address: before 4pm on 28th August 2015.

Participation in the conference is free. A hotel will be provided for non-resident participants (from 9th – 10th September). Applications to take part in the conference will be accepted until 1st September by email:

Any questions about participating in the conference can be asked by phoning: (8202) 20-14-68, +7-921-147-99-37, +7-921-148-29-01.

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