EAPN’s report on the crisis: Social Cohesion at stake – The Social Impact of the Crisis and of the Recovery Package

{jathumbnail}This report, produced by the EAPN Social Inclusion working group, is based on concrete examples, demonstrates that the present crisis is having a cruel impact on the life of the most vulnerable, and that it is generating more deprivation and increasing hopelessness. Some recovery policies are highlighted as good examples.

European Parliament presses for Commission action in defense of social rights on Latvia

On Wednesday 7 October, EAPN participated in a meeting in the European Parliament, organized by MEPs and 50 delegates from Latvian Trade Unions and NGOs to press the Commission about the serious social situation in Latvia arising from the conditions placed by the Commission on the Latvian Government to reduce their public deficit rapidly and make cuts in services. Urgent action was called for to redress this approach.