These guidelines are used by the Commission’s staff when assessing the economic, social and environmental impact of Commission’s proposals.
Structural funds 2007-2013: EAPN publishes comments on the Commission’s communication on programming documents
EAPN’s position also includes recommendations on how to strengthen structural funds’ contribution to the fight against poverty and social exclusion.
The briefing note reveals that the EAPN action as well as the MEP Anne Van Lancker (socialist, Be) report have had some impact: the version finally adopted by the Member States include some positive changes in the narrative part.
EAPN Sweden and the EAPN Globalization group from the Executive committee are co-organizing a seminar in this year’s European Social Forum which will take place between 17 and 21 September in Malmo (Sweden).