Co-Facilitator on Social Cohesion
Octavio Medina is editor of Politikon and coordinates the education projects. He studies economics and international relations at Yale University and he is still studying in London. He gained his experience working at the World Bank’s Education Global Practice in Washington DC. Octavio also worked as a consultant on innovation and technology for the World Bank, and on labor markets and social security for the Inter-American Development Bank.
Civil society actors from six European countries present their policy brief on Social Cohesion in Europe. The Thinking Lab developed seven main policy recommendations in four key areas.
Over the course of the last two years, civil society experts and practitioners from across Europe gathered in four DIALOGUE ON EUROPE Thinking Labs to deliver fresh ideas and to independently elaborate concrete policy recommendations on four European key areas: Migration & Integration, Populism, Social Cohesion, and Sustainable Growth. Discover the summary of their proposals and the full-length policy briefs below! (more…)
The Thinking Lab on Social Cohesion is engaged with one of the main factors of discontent within the European Union: the increase of social inequality and its consequences both on national cohesion and intra-European solidarity. This Thinking Lab is ambitious to identify both current critical developments and appropriate solutions to the crisis. The Lab looks into policy arrangements on the national scale and incorporates international interdependencies.