Campaign for the Welfare State

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Campaign for the Welfare State
Formation 1999; 18 years ago (1999)
Type Public policy think tank
Location
Membership
23 organizations with ca. 1 million members
Director
Asbjørn Wahl
Website velferdsstaten.no

The Campaign for the Welfare State (Norwegian: For velferdsstaten) is a progressive public policy advocacy organization and think tank in Norway, founded in 1999 by six trade unions to promote the welfare state as a political system and associated policies, and to oppose economic liberalism and privatization and strengthen democratic control of the society's resources in particular.[1] It is a broad alliance of 23 trade unions and other organizations representing 1 million members (out of a population of 5 million).[2] Its director is Asbjørn Wahl. The organization organizes the annual Welfare Conference (Velferdskonferansen). Its offices are housed by the Norwegian Union of Municipal and General Employees.

Members[edit]

The following national trade unions and associations are members of the organization:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Organiserer seg for velferdsstaten Kommunal Rapport 6 September 1999. Retrieved 30 November 2013
  2. ^ A broad alliance for the welfare state For Velferds Staten Retrieved 30 November 2013

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