The Scientific Society for Social Cohesion and Development (EPEKSA) is a politically independent centre of scientific research and social intervention operating as a non profit, civil society organization.
The objective of the Society is the promotion of the principles of social justice, solidarity and equality, as found in the documents and founding declarations of international organizations and national constitutions.
The activities of the Society aim at the analysis and promotion of social justice, in turn acknowledged as a basic component of the contemporary economic and social system. Social justice promotes social cohesion, guarantees economic efficiency and human dignity, while having a significant contribution in the well-being of people and the safeguarding of civilization.
Society and the individual are at the centre of the Society’s analysis. The Society’s field of research and analysis include; poverty and social inequality, public employment policies, social inclusion policies, social protection, health and long term care, family policy, gender, child policies, social and sustainable development, the environment, education and vocational training, migration, corporate social responsibility, youth, culture.
The Society’s objectives are promoted through publications, the organization of scientific conferences and events, the conduct of research, participation in European and international development programs and cooperation with international organizations.
The Society publishes since 2006 the Biannual Scientific Review “Social Cohesion and Development”.