On 1 October, in Warsaw a consultation meeting took place between Polish Presidency and NGOs. There were 4 parallel workshops divided by 4 priorities: 1. Foreign policy; 2. An energy policy; 3. Internal economy, innovation; 4. Intellectual capital, voluntary services.
A year after the creation and implementation of the Revenu de Solidarités Actives (RSA), ie new form of French minimum income system, FNARS carried out a survey with social workers in order to indentify the malfunctioning of the recently reshaped system. Results of the survey can be found on FNARS’ website.
- Say No to Cuts: 2010 Campaign Videos from the Poor Can’t Pay
- EAPN Ireland Skills Seminars on Lobbying & Funding
- Policy Briefing on Europe 2020, Poverty Targets, National Implications
In response to the increasing attacks on so called ‘welfare cheats’, a new campaign is being launched calling for the end to the unfair portrayal of people living in poverty in the UK.
The Third Sector of Social Action, represented by the Platform of NGOs of Social Action, the Platform of Volunteers in Spain and the Spanish European Anti Poverty Network (EAPN – ES) gathered on September 30th and October 1st 2010 at the Convention of the Third Sector of Social Action: “Proposals for a Strategy of Inclusion…
Do you know EAPN Ireland’s blog ‘On The Line’ ? Access it and read article issued 22 September on minimum income.
Social Platform Networking Visit to Hungary: Impact of the crisis on people, civil society organisations and social policies
On 14-15 September the Social Platform organized a visit to Hungary. EAPN Hungary supported the planning and holding of the visit.
More than 100 participants took part in the General Assembly of EAPN Hungary Held on 9 September in Budapest. The beginning of the General Assembly offered a chance to engage in a discussion on current key developments in Hungary and at EU level in relation to the fight against poverty social exclusion and inequalities. Inputs…
- Scottish Living Wage Campaign welcomes Labour Leaders Commitment to Living Wage
- New Welfare Reform Briefing Paper Available
- Making A Difference: Stories from the Fight Against Poverty in Scotland
On 17-18 September, EAPN organized the first in a series of trainings for the Anti-Poverty Network of Serbia. This training and other activities are happening as part of a one-year EU funded project lead by SECONS development initiative group and involving 11 focus point organizations representing various groups of people experiencing poverty and social exclusion and service providers throughout Serbia.