On 16 June, EAPN organized a contact-making seminar with representatives of NGOs engaged in anti-poverty work in Estonia.
On the occasion of 2010 European Year on the Fight against Poverty, over 40 European networks facilitated by EAPN have come together in the 2010 NGO Coalition, to ensure mobilization and cooperation across all relevant social NGOs in Europe. The members of the Steering Group of the Coalition wrote to the Ministers of Employment and…
The Journalist Award is a key activity of the “For Diversity. Against Discrimination” information campaign run by the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities.
Ahead of the European Council on 18-19 June, EAPN sent a letter to the Heads of States and Governments, urging them to make visible the fight for an “EU we can Trust”, both in the short-term responses to the crisis and longer term vision of the post 2010 EU strategy. For EAPN, it is time…
EAPN Luxemburg initiated what is now a permanent photograph exhibition at the Luxemburg City History Museum (Musée d’Histoire de la Ville de Luxembourg) on Poverty in Luxemburg. This exhibition aims at raising awareness on the existence and living conditions of homeless people in Luxemburg and on the contrast with rich people living conditions and environment.
On 22 June, EAPN issued two responses, one to the EC Communication “A Shared Commitment for Employment” and the other on the EC Communication on “New Skills for New Jobs”. On the first one, EAPN appreciates the recognition of the Active Inclusion Recommendation, but is disappointed that it has not been translated into concrete proposals…
EAPN Poland has just published “The Guidebook to European Social Policy”, available in Polish. The Guidebook explains main terms concern European social policy and glossary of EU jargon. For more information, contact Kamila Plowiec.
On 27 May, Valladolid hosted the 2nd in a series of 15 seminars, in the framework of the “For Social Inclusion, IntegrACTÚA” initiative, which aims at strengthening social inclusion policies in Spain. The event showed that than 22% of Castilla y Leon population is facing poverty. Read more (in Spanish).
EAPN Luxembourg est à l’origine d’une exposition désormais permanente sur la pauvreté au Luxembourg, au Musée d’Histoire de la Ville de Luxembourg.
As you already know, EAPN is running its Campaign for Adequate Minimum Income schemes throughout the EU. It calls on all people who believe in providing everyone with the opportunity to live a dignified life to join the campaign by signing the appeal on www.adequateincome.eu. Read more.