EAPN Netherlands, 17th of October 2016. WerkplekPlus, a local initiative working with drop outs, asylum seekers and elderly long term unemployed, in cooperation with Ommen Samen Sterk, created a beautifull Poverty Line in the colours of the self-organization Ommen Samen Sterk.
The Community Platform, an alliance of 29 national organisations, (including EAPN Ireland) is calling for a Budget 2017 to reflect the promise in the Programme for Government to deliver a fair society so that communities thrive through concrete measures and longer-term strategies to address inequality and poverty. The Platform has outlined Four tests for the…
Waspi women sing in New Square Waspi (Women Against State Pension Inequality) women were singing in Chesterfield New Square. Thanks to Wendy Bell, David Eccles and yours truly from Chesterfield Unite Community for the words: When I get older, dyeing my hair Not so long from now. Will you still be bailing out your…
This issue of the Derbyshire Unemployed Workers’ Center’s Autumn Solidarity Bulletin 2016 focuses on victories at Sport Direct and Universal Basic Income. Read the full quarterly newsletter here!
FEANTSA announces their Summer 2016 edition of the Homeless in Europe Magazine – “Perspectives on Women’s Homelessness”. With the European Parliament recently calling twice for “research into female homelessness and its causes and drivers,” women’s homelessness is an issue which is often ignored in both research and in policy. We hope the innovative approaches described…
Mary Anne MacLeod, Research Officer at the Poverty Alliance, reflects on a recent conference in Brussels to launch the network for the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived. The conference took place before the UK’s referendum on membership of the EU…. See the blog here.
This issue of the Derbyshire Unemployed Workers’ Center’s Summer Solidarity Bulletin 2016 focuses on the wrongdoings committed in broad daylight throughout the county by the agencies Best Connection and Transline. Read the full quarterly newsletter here!
EAPN Portugal joined the celebration of Europe Day 9 May with one of their most important annual events – The National Members Meeting – which took place in Santarém.
On May 1 Leaders of EAPN-Latviac organised a protest in collaboration with the Latvian Free Trade Union and with the support of the National Assembly “On decent work, healthcare and education in Latvia”. The demonstration was held in the Doma square in Riga. Here are some pictures of the event: 2016-Mayday-EAPN-Latvia-Pic1 2016-Mayday-EAPN-Latvia-Pic2 2016-Mayday-EAPN-Latvia-Pic3
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