Dec 2012 – TheSlovak Anti-Poverty Network published first Shadow report on poverty and social exclusion in Slovakia, drafted with the support from the Institute of Sociology and F. Ebert Foundation and utilised by experiences as a member of the Commission Network of Social Inclusion independent experts.
EAPN Portugal involved in 3 projects on: breaking patterns of poverty, informal economy and violence
- PATH project
- National project on informal economy
- Violence in Transit Project
The Poverty Alliance (member of EAPN UK): Lone Parents Feel the Pressure of Welfare Cuts and Rising Prices
10/01 – Lone parents will increasingly struggle to achieve a decent standard of life in Scotland due to the combined impact of cuts to welfare and the rising cost of food and fuel according to research published today.
EAPN Review of New Publication: Between the Social and the Spatial: Exploring the Multiple Dimensions of Poverty and Social Exclusion
02 Jan 2013 – EAPN was approached to review a new publication published on the 2nd January 2013, by Housing, Theory and Society series published by Routledge (Jan 2013) titled Between the Social and the Spatial: exploring the multiple dimensions of poverty and social exclusion, edited by Katrien de Boyser, Caroline Dewilde, Danielle Dierkx and Jurgen Friedrichs. The book is a useful summary of recent developments on poverty research and attempts to bring together the ‘social and the spatial’ aspects, which until now have been developed as parallel research areas.
This major conference offered an opportunity to discuss the reality for the most vulnerable in the context of austerity policies and the malfunctioning of stakeholder participation in decision-making, and provided…
This major conference offered an opportunity to discuss the reality for the most vulnerable in the context of austerity policies and the malfunctioning of stakeholder participation in decision-making, and provided a chance to discuss how to improve this situation. It built on EAPN members’ enormous efforts to engage in the Europe 2020 Strategy and their expertise as contributors to the National Reform Programmes (NRPs)/National Social Reports (NSRs). EAPN’s Analysis and Recommendations were presented.