Adoption of the Annual Growth Survey

10 November 2011, Brussels – In advance of the European Commission adopting the new Annual Growth Survey (AGS) on 23 November, launching the new Economic Semester and next phase of Europe 2020 Strategy, EAPN has written to President Barroso presenting their assessment of the first year of the Strategy and outlining 5 priority areas for action to meet the EU poverty reduction target.

EAPN reports on the First Annual Convention of the Platform Against Poverty

EAPN is now in the process of making the evaluation of the First Annual Convention of the European Platform Against Poverty, held on the 17th October in Krakow. The network had sent its messages to the Annual Convention on Friday 14 October, calling for the Convention to push for urgent action to prevent the Europe 2020 Strategy increasing poverty. EAPN participated along with over 40 national and European-Organisation members and people experiencing poverty, invited by their national delegations.