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17
Oct
2019
 
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
 
Domplatz 1
Wiener Neustadt, 2700 Austria

With increasing inequalities and the intensifying climate crisis it is high time to explore alternative ways of organising our societies! Join us for our upcoming conference will where we will explore if universal basic income can be part of the solution.

Event background

As part of our transnational project Basic Income – European Public Debate, which has been implemented across Europe since 2017, GEF is holding a two-fold event in Austria to explore different positions on universal basic income (UBI) across Europe.

About the event

Following a one-day conference bringing together green actors with proponents and experts of UBI from Austria and other parts of Europe, organised by GEF with the support of Grüne Bildungswerkstatt and Bildungszentrum St. Bernhard, a public debate will be organised to invite citizens to engage with the topic of UBI. Together, the attendees will explore if a UBI can be a component to tranform our economy and society in order to fight climate change.

Programme

19:00 Welcome: Positioning and synthesis of the conference during the day

19:30 Fishbowl discussions (30 minutes each) between experts, politicians and audience on three thematic strands:

  • UBI, social and economic inclusion
  • UBI, financing and alternative economic models
  • UBI from a feminist perspective

21:00 Perspectives, possibilities and conclusion


To find out more about the registration and programme, please contact buero@gbw.at.

The event will be held in German and English with interpretation.

The public debate is preceeded by an internal conference from 10h30 to 18h. More information can be found here.

Address
 
Domplatz 1
Wiener Neustadt, 2700 Austria

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