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Putting people first: how do we care for each other, build resilience and solidarity in a world in crisis?
Current crises like the war in Ukraine, the cost-of-living and energy, the pandemic and climate change are affecting the lives of millions of people in Europe and around the world. Yet, individuals and communities are affected differently by crises. Whilst so many are negatively affected, particularly the disadvantaged in society, there are others who are able to benefit.

What is a crisis, and how do we ensure we provide adequate support – social, economic, health and wellbeing – to those in need? How can societies distribute the burdens, as well as the benefits, fairly and equitably? How can a sense of solidarity help as a guiding principle? And how do we build resilience and resilient communities?

Join our panel of experts to discuss these critical issues, where we consider both current crises and what is needed for the future. You, the audience, will have the opportunity to pose questions and be part of the debate. Our webinar is free and open to all.

Our panel of experts:

- Professor Barbara Prainsack MAE, Professor for Comparative Policy Analysis, University of Vienna; Chair of the European Group on Ethics
- Dr Eija Meriläinen, Human Geography Group, Örebro University; Member of the SAPEA Working Group on Strategic Crisis Management in the EU
- Professor Nils-Eric Sahlin MAE, Professor and Chair of Medical Ethics, Lund University, Vice-Chair of the European Group on Ethics

Professor Ole Petersen, Vice-President Academia Europaea, will chair the session.

This is a joint event between the European Group on Ethics, SAPEA and Academia Europaea.

Jan 31, 2023 01:00 PM in London

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