European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) Opinion on the European Platform Against Poverty and Social Exclusion

EESC’s Opinion on the European Platform Against Poverty and Social Exclusion was approved at the end of June. It was passed unanimously, with 3 abstentions. The Opinion is available in several languages on: http://www.eesc.europa.eu/?i=portal.en.soc-opinions.14953.

Sian Jones, EAPN’s Policy Coordinator, was asked to contribute to the work of the opinion as expert for the rapporteur Maureen O’Neill (Scotland), together with Caritas and Henri Lourdelle from ETUC as experts for the Social Committee.

European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) Opinion on the European Platform Against Poverty and Social Exclusion

EESC’s Opinion on the European Platform Against Poverty and Social Exclusion was approved at the end of June. It was passed unanimously, with 3 abstentions. The Opinion is available in several languages on: http://www.eesc.europa.eu/?i=portal.en.soc-opinions.14953. Sian Jones, EAPN’s Policy Coordinator, was asked to contribute to the work of the opinion as expert for the rapporteur Maureen…

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10th European Meeting of People experiencing poverty: Employment, Work, Jobs – The reality for people experiencing poverty

10thpepmeeting-flag-ne{jathumbnail}Organised by the Hungarian Presidency of the European Union, with the support of the European Commission and of the European Anti-Poverty Network, the 10th European Meeting of People experiencing poverty entitled “Employment, Work, Jobs – The reality for people experiencing poverty” took place at the Palais d’Egmont in Brussels, on 14-15 May. 

10th European Meeting of People experiencing poverty: Employment, Work, Jobs – The reality for people experiencing poverty

{jathumbnail}Organised by the Hungarian Presidency of the European Union, with the support of the European Commission and of the European Anti-Poverty Network, the 10th European Meeting of People experiencing poverty entitled “Employment, Work, Jobs – The reality for people experiencing poverty” took place at the Palais d’Egmont in Brussels, on 14-15 May.