29/04 – Following the arrest of Tunisian immigrants in several places in France, especially in Paris, on the occasion of food distribution, organisations are calling public authorities for a human and dignified answer. Read more on FNARS’ website (in French).
The Poverty Alliance (EAPN Scotland): The 100-day Challenge to the New Scottish Government: Make Tackling Poverty a Priority!
With just over one week to go to the Scottish elections the Poverty Alliance, Scotland’s anti-poverty network, has called on whoever forms the next Government to take the necessary steps to make poverty the priority for the next Government.
Scottish Living Wage campaign has welcomed the announcement in Scottish Labour’s manifesto that if they form the next Scottish Government they will introduce a living wage of at least £7.15 an hour starting with those working in the public sector.
Last March Hungary celebrated the anniversary of the 1848 Revolution and fight for freedom (against the Habsburgs). An important point of the Revolution was the publishing and disseminating of the “12 points”, which were the main requirements of the Revolutionists regarding freedom in Hungary.
Spanish Red Cross (member of EAPN Spain) bulletin: new data on the impact of the crisis on the lives of the most vulnerable
In this bulletin, the Spanish Red Cross continues its research on the conditions endured by the most vulnerable during the crisis and on the possible adequate solutions. Read more on the SRC’s website (in Spanish).
30/03 – Several major NGOs and trade unions brought the People’s Legal Initiative to the Congress (la Iniciativa Legislativa Popular, ILP), calling for the modification of the law on mortgage so as to allow people to renounce to their house in exchange of the mortgage. Read more on EAPN Spain’s website.
11 and 21 April – As the first round of austerity cuts begin to hit organisations and services across Scotland, these seminars will provide an opportunity to for all those concerned about poverty to look at what the implications are both locally and nationally.
- Review of the European Meetings of People Experiencing Poverty 2010
- Europe 2020 Working Group
31/03 – FNARS organised a demonstration in Paris and a flashmob in the city of Alençon to call on the National Government to finally put its commitment into practice concerning the housing of homeless people when winter housing centres close their doors.
- Civil society organisation want to have their say in the National Reform Programme
- BAPN calls for measures for homeless people who are back in the streets
- New BAPN publication: Redessiner le droit à la santé (‘Redraw the right to health’)