EAPN on Study visit in India

{jathumbnail}October 2012 – Anu Toodu (EAPN Estonia), Sabrina Emilio (EAPN Italy) and Fintan Farrell (Director EAPN) were on a study visit in Indian the end of October organised in cooperation with Dignity International. During the visit they had opportunities to share experiences with leaders of the Dalit’s community and with Ekta Parishad (the Gandhian inspired movement of landless people) as well as other human rights activists in India.

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MAPP Macedonian Anti-Poverty Platform (MAPP)

On 16.10.2012, the MAPP launched its latest annual report on poverty and social exclusion 2011 at the EU Info Centre in Skopje. The event was covered largelly by the media. This annual report on poverty and social exclusion 2011 assesses and analyses policies, trends and challenges in the field of poverty and social exclusion as well as trends, as well as the situation of vulnerable groups identified in different regions of Macedonia.

EAPN speaks at EPSU’s Economic Committee

25/10 – EAPN presented the 2012 NRP Report and country-specific Recommendations to EPSU, European public services union, Economic Committee on the 25th October. The presentation formed part of a mutual exchange on EU and national engagement in Europe 2020, and explored the potential for increased collaboration between EPSU and EAPN members in the NRP/Economic semester process.