May 2012 – EAPN Greece suggests the following “ILO World of Work Report 2012”. It contains a fairly damning analysis of Europe’s suicidal austerity programmes. Link: http://www.ilo.org/global/publications/books/world-of-work/lang–en/index.htm
BAPN, Dynamo International and the Walloon Anti-Poverty Network make a common contribution to Stakeholders Dialogue at European Platform Against Poverty
03/05 – BAPN, Dynamo International and the Wallon Anti-Poverty Network drafted a common response to the European Commission’s questions on social services, which was also their make a common contribution to Stakeholders Dialogue at European Platform Against Poverty. Access the document here.
On the 4th April, EAPN holds a roundtable debate with key EU decision-makers discussing initial assessments to the new National Reform Programmes and National Social Reports.
The Basic Income Network (BIEN) and other national organisations are planning a new European Citizen’s Initiative (ECI) on Basic Income.
The Committee of the Regions (CoR) Economic and Social Commission (ECOS) held a Round Table session on the impact of the crisis, to assess solutions for improving the social impact and the creation of jobs.
EAPN Hungary shares an article on the Hungarian National Social Report criticizing the content and the process of the preparation
18/04/2012 – Excerpt of the article: “
Brussels, 19 April 2012 – In advance of the General Affairs Council on the 24th of April, the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) has written to Prime Ministers insisting that the decisions they make in relation to the next round of Structural Funds is consistent with the agreed EU poverty reduction target.
Derbyshire Unemployed Workers’ Centres (member of EAPN UK): Launch of Snakes and Ladders Climbing out of Poverty Game and Exhibition
April 2012 – On Friday April 20th at 10 a.m., Dennis Skinner MP and Natascha Engel MP will roll the first dice on a life size game of Snakes and Ladders.
EAPN Portugal is currently organizing a series of activities in different cities and dates on Roma Communities. The different events of the thematic cycle are taking place in April and May.
03/04 – EAPN Ireland and OPEN launched a report by Brian Harvey entitled “Reforming grant-giving in public administration: the Funding scheme to support national organizations in the voluntary and community sector, a case study” along with a background paper. Both are available on EAPN and OPEN websites.