Social Entrepreneurship for Roma Communities

Final conference of SERCo project

"Promoting Social Entrepreneurship for Vulnerable Population Groups"

November 4, 2017

Representatives of the public administration and local government, social entrepreneurs, mediators, consultants of entrepreneurship, policy makers, researchers, students and people who have a particular interest in social entrepreneurship and who wish to bring an wind of change by developing their own business initiatives, could attend the conference “Promoting Social Entrepreneurship for Vulnerable Population Groups”, which will be held on Saturday 4 November at Airotel Stratos Vassilikos Hotel, in Athens Greece.

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Theme of the conference

The aim of the conference is to inform and exchange good practices between public and private organizations, labour consultants and researchers working in the field of Social Entrepreneurship, with emphasis on vulnerable groups, such as the Roma. Within this context, the most fruitful local actions, implemented by development partnerships, will be presented to promote employability in vulnerable social groups. At the same time, presentations promoting the positive social impact of social enterprises in Greece and Europe will be presented through the results of research and development projects, such as the European project “SERCo: Social Entrepreneurship for Roma Communities”, in which the University of Piraeus participates.

The Conference topics

a. National strategies of social economy in Greece

b. National strategies for promotion of Roma social entrepreneurship in Greece

c. National and European Projects in the field of social economy for vulnerable populations (Roma)

d. Good practices in national level in Greece

Registration for participation

Registration and participation at the conference is free of charge. Online Registration is provided in the following link: 


The Airotel Stratos Vassilikos Hotel is a venue with a friendly atmosphere. Due to its central location (Megaron Mousikis metro station) it’s easy to reach from all parts of Athens.

Address: Michalakopoulou 114, Athina 115 27

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