EAPN Sweden and the EAPN Globalization group from the Executive committee are co-organizing a seminar in this year’s European Social Forum which will take place between 17 and 21 September in Malmo (Sweden).
Is there anything new for the fight against poverty and social exclusion? EAPN briefing on Renewed Social Agenda is out!
This briefing aims to clarify the different issues at stake and analyse the impact of the Commission’s proposals on the fight against poverty and social exclusion.
EAPN will be working with CECODHAS, EPSU and other NGO’s to lobby on this important Declaration.
EAPN is preparing an answer to the Commission’s consultation on the revised impact assessment guidelines
These guidelines are used by the Commission’s staff when assessing the economic, social and environmental impact of Commission’s proposals.
Everybody agrees that people should be able to heat their home but his is fast becoming a ‘luxury’ for many people experiencing poverty. With rising energy prices, the question of how to solve energy poverty is becoming a major challenge for the EU.
This tool kit is to help EAPN National Networks engage with the process this year, and to press for a stronger focus on social inclusion at all level.
The social agenda, the issue of services, legislation to protect all grounds of discrimination as well as the European immigration pact were at the heart of the discussions.
For EAPN, an integrated approach on adequate income, access to services and employment, is essential for the integration of people furthest from the labour market.
Objective: to have an impact on the content of the common principles on active inclusion the French presidency is planning to have adopted at the Council meeting on 15-16 December 2008.
Four pillars in the fight against poverty at the heart of the 7th European meeting of people experiencing poverty
Let us work towards a social Europe which does not allow social exclusion! This was the call issued by the Slovenian Minister Mrs Marjeta Cotman, at the 7th European Meeting of People Experiencing Poverty which was held on 16 and 17 May in Brussels.