BAPN: contribution to National Social Report and reaction to federal plan to fight poverty
- BAPN writesa parallel National Social Report
- BAPN reacts to the 2nd federal plan to fight poverty
A conference organized by EAPN (European anti-poverty network) in partnership with the Chair “Alimentations du monde” and INRA (National Institute for Agronomic Research).
06/02 – This invitation-only event presented the 2nd edition of the Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) Review, which assessed the economic and social situation in the EU and impact of policy approaches. Following an introduction by KoosRichelle, Director of DG Employment, chapters on the dynamics of long-term unemployment, poverty and social exclusion were presented and debated, followed by panel debates from experts and key stakeholders.
January 2013 – “Leicester is a city of around 330,000 people; it is the tenth largest in England (…) a city in which the long-term decline of the textile industry…
January 2013 – “Leicester is a city of around 330,000 people; it is the tenth largest in England (…) a city in which the long-term decline of the textile industry has led to a high level of poverty – both in work and out of work. There are 26,000 poor children.”
Brussels, 06 February 2013 – On the eve of the critical European Council to agree the future budget for the EU, the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) urges EU leaders to agree a budget that takes the EU poverty Reduction target seriously.