- 30,6% of children living in or at risk of poverty in Spain
- The President of EAPN Spain participates in the Nation’s Social Debate
- The People’s Legislative Initiative on mortgage (Iniciativa Legislativa Popular Hipotecaria): all political groups in the Parliament agree to discuss it
The Poverty Alliance (member of EAPN UK): 4th Scottish Assembly for Tackling Poverty – Achieving Social Justice in Scotland: Meeting the Challenge – 25 & 26 March 2013, Mitchell Library, Glasgow
Since 2010, the Poverty Alliance has been organizing an annual Assembly for Tackling Poverty. The Assembly has become a key forum for debating the issues associated with tackling poverty in Scotland.
EAPN Spain: The People’s Legislative Initiative on mortgage (Iniciativa Legislativa Popular Hipotecaria): all political groups in the Parliament agree to discuss it
21/01 – EAPN Spain, as a leading member of the committee promoting the Popular Legislative Initiative on retroactive payment in kind, on halting evictions standstill and on the social rent – the Table of the 3rd Sector of Catalunya along with many other prominent social partners, welcomes the admission of the ILP by all parliamentary groups.
15/02 – Skopje – The event highlighted the need for the introduction of adequate minimum income in FYROM and aimed at launching this process, starting by defining it and introducing on the social policy agenda of the Republic of Macedonia.
- BAPN writesa parallel National Social Report
- BAPN reacts to the 2nd federal plan to fight poverty
EAPN France: 21 March in Montpellier – Food aid and access to food: From the right to be fed to the right to food
A conference organized by EAPN (European anti-poverty network) in partnership with the Chair “Alimentations du monde” and INRA (National Institute for Agronomic Research).
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.”
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.