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.
In 2012, the European year for active ageing and solidarity between generations, SOS Malta organised a conference entitled ‘Informal Carers and Volunteering in the Community’.
- Coming up soon: 18/12/2012 Seminar “ The impact of austerity on poverty”, Lisbon
- Launching of the book: “No one lives too long. Life is a moment”, in Lisbon, Palácio das Galveias, 19.30, 17/12 and Oporto, Casa do Infante, 16.30, 19/12.
The General Workers’ Union and the Anti-Poverty Forum have joined forces to promote a petition launched by the European Public Service Union, which the GWU forms part of, calling on the EU to put water as a human right on its agenda.