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EU Money for Poverty Reduction Now (2012-2013)

The 20% Campaign “EU Money for Poverty Reduction NOW!” (2012-2013) Contact persons: Vincent (vincent.caron@eapn.eu) and Nellie (nellie.epinat@eapn.eu) EAPN launched its 20% campaign on 15.05.12 with a petition to collect signatures on http://www.avaaz.org/en/petition/EU_Money_for_Poverty_Reduction_NOW_1/. On the 2013-2020 programming period, this petition called on Member States to back the European Commission’s proposal to allocate 25% of the Cohesion…

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our campaign’s page 2012-2013: EU Money for Poverty Reduction NOW!

Nearly 1 in 4 persons is in or at risk of poverty and/or social exclusion in the EU.

Member States must respect their commitments and allocate the necessary funds to the fight against poverty.

 

ACT NOW – SIGN THE PETITION!

As concerned citizens, we call on Presidents and Prime Ministers of EU Member States to respect the commitment they made when agreeing the EU poverty−reduction target! We urge them to invest EU Money for poverty reduction now by:

  • Allocating at least 25% of the Cohesion Policy budget to the European Social Fund (ESF)
  • Earmarking at least 20% of the European Social Fund to poverty reduction and social inclusion.

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Campaigns

This section refers to all the relevant information related to our campaigns.  PAST CAMPAIGNS Electing Champions for a Social Europe! (2013-2014) The overall goal of this campaign was to impact on the European elections by getting the support and commitment of candidates numerous enough to make a change, pressuring for a shift back to a…