15/11 – On its website, FNARS gives a good overview of the demonstrations of 10th November on housing, with a summary of the day in Paris and in other regions, with videos, press articles and radio shows.
The Poverty Alliance (member of EAPN UK): Scottish Living Wage Campaign Welcomes Parliamentary Inquiry into Living Wage in Scotland
11/11 – The Scottish Living Wage Campaign today welcomed the announcement by the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Regeneration Committee that their first bit of business following scrutiny of the Scottish Government’s spending plans will be to look at the benefits of a living wage for individuals, families and communities; the introduction of a living…
06/12 – CILAP EAPN Italia and the organisation Associazione Amici di Piazza Grande are organizing a meeting on “The emerging needs, reflections and proposals from the people experiencing poverty and social exclusion“, with a two-fold objective: discuss the results of the 10th European Meeting of Experiencing Poverty and launch the activities for 2012.
The non-profit organization IQ Roma servis and its transnational cooperation project Together and Across wishes to share the 3rd issue of its project bulletin on social exclusion at European level, dedicated this time to the concept of the Ethnic Friendly Employer brand, which originated in the IQ Roma servis Civic Association.
The Poverty Alliance (member of EAPN UK): What Future for Social Europe? Beyond the Current Crisis – Conference, 21st November 2011, Edinburgh
New headlines are currently dominated by the financial crisis still causing havoc to economies across the EU, leading to austerity measures that are hitting the poorest hardest.
Many organisations call for mobilisation on Thursday 10 Nov in Paris, Lyon, Toulouse, but also everywhere else in France, against the Government’s despise towards the laws that should protect the most vulnerable. Read more on FNARS website (in French).
Knowsley Advocacy Hub is a service in the metropolitan Borough of Knowsley, England, currently working towards promoting the European Year of Active Ageing across the Borough.
- Action Day on the new Minimum Income Scheme
- EAPN Austria: New regional network in Vienna
05/10 – On 13 October the French local authorities of Ile de France (i.e. Department of Paris) will host the regional conference Logement d’abord (Housing first).
On 11 October, the Community Platform Challenging Poverty and Inequality will launch Paying our Way. This publication outlines a realistic set of proposals which would take us from the under-resourced, unsustainable and unfair tax system in place today and in the direction of a modern progressive European tax system.