13/10/2014 – Sérgio Aires, President of the European Anti-poverty Network, gave a speech at the Mid-term review of the Europe 2020 Strategy conference on 9 October.
EAPN has a job opening for an Information and Events Officer for a fixed term period of 6 months full-time replacing a staff member on maternity leave, starting mid-November. The role will support EAPN’s events and knowledge sharing and assists in the implementation of EAPN’s communications strategy. For the specifications and how to apply, please…
26/09/2014 – EAPN spoke in Eurodiaconia’s internal seminar on the Mid-Term Review of Europe 2020 in a panel on stakeholder involvement. EAPN presented the current experience of attempting to engage in the European Semester at national level from the EU Semester Alliance reflecting the experience of 16 social and civil organization members.
25-26/09/2014 – This important joint ETUI-ETUC conference was held on the 25-26 September, exploring the concrete challenges to moving Europe forward on quality jobs and services in the new Commission/Parliament context.
Mark the dates! 30 national conferences to discuss Minimum Income Schemes in the EU #eminetwork – the quality of minimum income schemes in European countries – This is the topic of 30 national conferences happening this year between June and mid-October in 30 European countries and culminating by an EU-level conference on 06 November 2014 in Brussels, to take stock of the outcomes of all the national discussions.
26/09/2014 -The questions to the Commissioner-designate for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion include the implementation of the EC Recommendation to address child poverty “Investing in Children”, Europe 2020 and the Social Dimension of the Economic and Monetary Union.
We are delighted to welcome you on this new website dedicated to PeP Meetings, compiling all the information related to this year’s Meeting but also to the past Meetings. The 13th European Meeting of People experiencing Poverty (PeP) will take place from 22 to 24 September 2014 in Brussels. The theme of this Year’s meeting is funding the fight against poverty and in particular will look at the use of Structural Funds as part of the key European Funds available. The European Meeting is only the tip of the iceberg and many national and local events and initiatives feed into and follow up from the European meetings.
Mark the dates! 30 national conferences to discuss Minimum Income Schemes in the EU #eminetwork – Social insecurity is growing in Europe. European states, once hailed as models of comprehensive social protection systems, are undergoing dramatic reforms. What is happening to the European dream and model of quality employment and high-level social protection? This question is closely linked to the quality of minimum income schemes in European countries.
Joint Letter to MEPs Regarding Questions on Children’s Rights for New Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs
PICUM together with other child rights related organisations which include EAPN sent a letter to Members of the EU Parliament (MEPs) on 10 September 2014 regarding questions on migrant children’s rights for Mr. Dimitris Avramopoulos, Commissioner-designate for Migration and Home Affairs.
09/09/2014 – Last Friday, the Semester Alliance proposed amendments to EP’s Reports on the European Semester to press for more democratic, and social and sustainable Semester, including support for national engagement and alliances.