Participation Questionnaires

Questionnaires on Participation of People Experiencing Poverty in National Networks Do you have a strategy of making the work in the national network participatory or have you started to develop one? How does it evolve? Do you have a clear definition of participation? If yes, what is it? Describe examples of developing the participation approach…

Funds for inclusion

Since the creation of the European Social Fund in 1957, structural funds have made a considerable contribution to tackling social exclusion through the EU. This was primarily ensured through the European Social Fund, but also through the ERDF which provided for instance support to infrastructures linked to inclusion. The new Cohesion Policy for 2007-2013 restates…

Latest actions on structural funds

Upcoming activities On 29 May, the EAPN structural funds, employment and social inclusion working groups will meet for a seminar on “2010: the legacy we want”, that will look at national and EU level strategies to promote new political outcomes on the occasion of the EU Year 2010 for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion. It…

Partnership

To ensure that the funds deliver on tackling poverty, it is crucial to enable access of those organisations engaged with the most excluded and provide a real partnership with them trough tailored mechanisms. Partnership in governance For the first time, Article 11 of the Structural Funds regulation explicitly recognizes the principle of partnership with civil…

Employment

The key objectives of the Employment working group to facilitate exchange and mutual learning all over EU, regarding the interrelations between policies concerning employment and unemployment and the realities experienced by people in poverty and the projects and lobbying activities implemented by members at national / regional / local level. This valuable expertise also helps…

Structural Funds

One of the main objectives of the structural funds’ working group is to provide a platform for exchange, mutual learning and common action in view of strengthening structural funds’ contribution to fighting social exclusion, from the local to the European level. Members of the working group are also responsible for initiating exchanges in their own…

Minimum Income Campaign (MIC)

The main objectives of the Minimum Income Campaign is to help EAPN clarify its position on adequate minimum income schemes across the European Union, and to sucessfully implement campaign at national and EU level, to highlight the inadequacy of current provisions on minimum income and to press for a strengthened EU framework.  A first stage…

Social Inclusion

Welcome to the SIWG members page. Here you will find all the key documents related to our common work. The aim is to provide you with all the useful information. If you have any suggestions/corrections – please let us know! Contact Sian Jones at sian.jones@eapn.eu and Rebecca Lee at rebecca.lee@eapn.eu Objectives Meetings Presentations New Developments Current Areas…