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.
As the Annual Convention on Poverty was held on 10th and 11th December, FNARS and 8 persons experiencing exclusion launched a series of 3 videos to witness how they fell in poverty, recall the scope of the phenomenon of exclusion in France and tell what they expect from the Government.
EAPN Ireland demands that the Government meet its obligations to assess the poverty impact of budget measures
05/12 – The European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) Ireland has repeated its call on the Government to meet its obligations and carry out and publish poverty impact assessments of budgets.
The Union of Economists in Bulgaria (an organisation established in the late 19th century) organised with the support of EAPN a National Conference on the subject of: ‘Crisis, Inequality and Poverty: The Bulgarian Situation and the Alternative Policies in the European Context’.
- Poverty In Scotland: An Enduring Challenge
- New Living Wage Figure Announced For Scotland
On 14/12, EAPN Spain will hold on the premises of the Associated Press building in Madrid, #mediosocial, an event designed for communications experts and social entities to debate on and exchange experiencies with other journalists and responsible for communications in NGOs.
Who cares when the price of bread rises? Young or old, single or not, with or without children, worker, unemployed or retired, their daily life is made of difficulties linked to the lack of money.
October 2012-March 2013: in partnership with the National Democratic Institute, the Macedonian Anti-Poverty Platform is working on introducing a new legislative initiative on Minimum income in FYROM.