1963-2018 - 55 years of Research for Social Change

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Gabriel Amitsis

Former Collaborating Researcher

"Gabriel Amitsis is an international lawyer and academic, first rank Professor of Social Security Law and Director of the Social Administration Research Lab in the Department of Business Administration (Social Policy Unit) at the University of West Attica (Athens). His research interests focus on the regulation of social security, anti-poverty, employment, social entrepreneurship and migration policies; he is author and co-author of twenty books and has published in international edited books and journals. His recent monographs include G. Amitsis, The commitment to active inclusion of vulnerable groups – Lessons from Social Europe (in Greek), Papazisis, Athens (with a foreword from Laszlo Andor, former EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion) and G. Amitsis, Social Security Law in Cyprus, Monograph in the International Encyclopaedia of Social Security Law, No. 97, Kluwer Law International, Hague, 2015. The Collaborating Researcher participated in the Call for Papers ""Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy?"" which was launched by the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) in 2018 and organized by UNRISD."