HELSUS Policy Dialogues Programme: March

Programme 13th March

Social Inequality & Marginalisation and Social Inclusion

9.00 – 9.10 Opening and aim of the day, Kaisa Korhonen-Kurki, HELSUS

9.10 – 9.20 Greetings from Prime Minister’s Office, follow-up and indicators for sustainable development Sami Pirkkala, VNK

9.20 – 9.30 Presentation of the indicators and basket of a social inequality, Petra Elomaa, Kela

9.30 – 9.40 Presentation of the indicators and basket of a Marginalisation and social inclusion, Markus Seppelin, STM

9.40 – 10.10 Invited comments from the researchers

Heikki Hiilamo – Social inequality, 15 min

  • Income inequality
  • The number of recipients of basic social assistance and their spatial distribution
  • Life satisfaction of adolescents (18-25 years)
  • The number of quota refugees, asylum seekers and positive asylum decisions

Hanna Wass – Marginalisation and social inclusion, 15 min

  • Adolescents outside the labour force or education
  • Experience of discrimination or loneliness
  • Voter turnout
  • The development of Finland according to the Corruption Perceptions index and the World Press Freedom index
  • Adolescents trust in the society and its future

10.10 – 10.45 Discussion

Audience will be divided into groups according to topics of the indicators, and groups will discuss on current and possible future processes that affect on indicators as well as how to tackle these processes to enhance more sustainable future?

10.45 – 11.00 Wrapping up and closing

It is possible to follow the presentations online via Adobe Connect Pro. The link https://connect.funet.fi/helsus_policy_dialogue will open approximately 15 minutes before the event.