A series of 10 FREE seminars, January-March 2010 – 2010 will be a significant year in the fight against poverty.
On the 11-12 December an important working conference was held in Pamplona, Spain, which developed and agreed the Pamplona Declaration for a pro-active exit strategy from the crisis delivering on social inclusion.
From 26 till 28 November, EAPN Spain held its General Assembly in Valencia, involving over 200 participants from EAPN networks from nearly all autnonomous regions. The Final report of the…
The Collectif SSIG (Social Services of General Interest Group) welcomes the French Parliament’s initiative to transpose in France the Community principle of protection of missions of general interest of social services, notably as it explicitly excludes the Services Directive.
“Our Voices Are Real, Our Stories Are Real – We Need To Be Listened To”. Speaking in advance of the Social Inclusion Forum on 4 November, Anna Visser, Director of the European Anti-Poverty Network Ireland, welcomed the Government’s efforts to actively seek out the views of people experiencing poverty and social exclusion in the context of economic and social policy making.
On 22 October, EAPN and its national members started to write to EP members to support a Parliamentary Declaration (0056/2009) which calls on Member States and the Commission to defend…
On 12 and 13 November, several national networks (FNARS, UNIOPSS, Secours Catholique, Fondation de l’Armée du Salut, Croix rouge Française, UNCCAS, Advocacy) and local networks (FNARS Basse-Normandie, URIOPSS Basse Normandie, Commission régionale « dire et réagir ensemble » made of users and professionals, ATD Fourth-World, CAF du Calvados, IRTS de Basse-Normandie) organized a national meeting on the participation of citizens, in Caen.
EAPN Slovakia held its General Assembly on 10-11 November. The main discussion dealt with the 2010 Year Against Poverty and Social Exclusion. An exchange took place with Ministry officials responsible…
On 12 October, EAPN Ireland launched a new publication called “Building Public Support for Tackling Poverty”. The short, eight page guide is aimed at community and voluntary organisations, NGOs, anti-poverty campaigners and social studies students.