Press Release: EAPN welcomes historic target to reduce poverty and inequality – but how will it be delivered?

Brussels, 4 March 2010 – EAPN cautiously welcomes the Commission’s proposals for the first explicit target to reduce poverty and inequality in the EU, as an interim target to eradicating poverty and social exclusion in the EU but is surprised that no recognition is made of the failure the “current growth and jobs” to deliver on poverty, exclusion and inequality and the lack of concrete proposals on how a poverty and inequality target will be delivered at EU and national level.

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EAPN Belgium (Walloon network) conference on women’s poverty

The Collectif des femmes (Women’s association) from Louvain-La-Neuve and the Réseau Wallon de Lutte contre la Pauvreté (Walloon  Anti-Poverty Network) organised a conference on « La pauvreté au féminin – Elles, leurs droits, leurs revendications, leurs stratégies,… » « Women’s poverty – They, their rights, their  demands, their strategies, … » on 2 March 2010, in Louvain-La-Neuve.…

EAPN Belgium (Walloon network) conference on women’s poverty

The Collectif des femmes (Women’s association) from Louvain-La-Neuve and the Réseau Wallon de Lutte contre la Pauvreté (Walloon  Anti-Poverty Network) organised a conference on « La pauvreté au féminin – Elles, leurs droits, leurs revendications, leurs stratégies,… » « Women’s poverty – They, their rights, their  demands, their strategies, … » on 2 March 2010, in Louvain-La-Neuve.…

Press release: EAPN calls on EU Leaders to set an ambitious target for poverty reduction in ‘Europe 2020 strategy‘

Brussels, 24 February 2010 – Today, EAPN has sent a letter to President Barroso, following the informal Council held on 11 February and the recent comments made by the Commission that appear to give rise for hope that the fight against poverty and social exclusion could find a prominent place within the Europe 2020 strategy.