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NORWAY: BIEN’s Guy Standing to speak at Nordic Social Security Conference

BIEN’s cofounder and honorary co-president Guy Standing (SOAS, University of London) will deliver the opening keynote address at the Nordic Social Security Conference, held June 8-10 in Oslo, Norway.

The conference,organized by the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration, which also include discussion of Finland’s impending basic income experiment.

More information about the conference (in Norwegian) is available here: “Nordisk sosialforsikringsmøte 2016” (NAV).

Later in the month, Standing will speak at the I.S.E.O. Summer School in Italy, which will also feature lectures from three Nobel laureates in economics, and Folkemødet, a gathering of Danish politicians and political activists.


Picture of Oslo’s City Hall from Alexander Ottesen via Wikimedia Commons.

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