On 8 October 2009, EAPN Poland organized a conference on “Rights and opportunities of people experiencing poverty” in the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, in Warsaw.
The meeting was organised on 25 September in Mulhouse by the Council of Europe, which since 2005 has defined and implemented a new approach to social cohesion and sustainable development called “territories of co-responsibility”.
President Sarkozy presented its “Plan Jeunes” (Plan for Young People) on 29 September.
More than 10.000 people, 1% of the population, live on campsites all year long in Belgium.
On the occasion of the recent meeting of the EAPN Executive Committee in Edinburgh, the Scottish Anti Poverty Alliance held a seminar on the role of small nations and regions in the EU.
The European Anti-Poverty Network Ireland has created a fan page on Facebook.
Contrary to Government statements in recent months, Ireland’s social welfare system is not overly generous when compared to other EU 15 member states, according to research compiled by the European Anti-Poverty Network Ireland.
Marche Mondiale des Femmes / Wereldvrouwenmars held a meeting on 3 October to organise the 2010 World March for Women. Ask for the information and join! Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
EAPN Ireland: National Strategy to Create and Protect Jobs Urgently Needed says Employment Working Group
There is an urgent need for the Government to identify and support sectors that have the potential for job creation and growth, according to a specialist Employment Working Group, coordinated by the European Anti-Poverty Network Ireland (EAPN).
Responding to Minister for Social and Family Affairs Mary Hanafin’s announcement that there will definitely be cuts to social welfare and child benefit, Anna Visser, Director of the European Anti-Poverty Network Ireland, has called for a rigorous and transparent application of the Department’s own Poverty Impact Assessment procedure, so that the true impact of cuts…