Brussels, 05 December 2011 -In advance of the EU Council meeting on 8 and 9 December, EAPN has sent a letter to EU Prime Ministers outlining their proposals for a way out of the crisis which prioritises solidarity and an inclusive Europe 2020 Strategy.
The Commission has published the new Annual Growth Survey for 2012, a month earlier than the original planning.
EAPN participated as expert stakeholder in the EU Peer Review on ex-ante Social Impact Assessment organized by the Belgian Government on the 17 and 18th of November in Brussels, providing particular input on increasing stakeholder engagement.
Training sessions on active aging and seminar on management of NGOs
EAPN Estonia is currently participating in a professional volunteering project ran by Estonian Ministry of Interior (http://www.siseministeerium.ee/8189/).
- Review – Progress Towards Europe 2020
- Government needs to act immediately to protect the most vulnerable or it will condemn people to live in poverty for decades
Social policy and social inclusión have to be at the heart of the next Government’s agenda, with the aim to build a fairer and more equitable society, giving priority to the fight against poverty.
- BAPN participates to trade union national demonstration on 02/12
- 1st official meeting of the Belgian Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion EU 2020
21/11 – Members of the Finish Federation for Social Welfare and Health (who helps to coordinate EAPN Finland) made this week a study visit to Brussels.
EAPN Cyprus stands by KISA in asking for human treatment and respect of Conventions and Directives and agrees that there have been cases of violations. The statement made by KISA here below follows a visit to the detention centers in response to the request from many people in the detention centers to come and see their reality.