EAPN participates in the 2010 European year launch event of the Social Inclusion Regional Group of the North East England Office

On 23 February, the Social Inclusion Regional Group will have its launch event of the 2010 established in response to the European Union’s initiative to name 2010 the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion. Pauline Geoghegan, coordinator of the 2010 Coalition of Social NGOs for the European Year, will present the Coalition and its demands for concrete outcomes of 2010…

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EAPN Italy: participation of people experiencing poverty

Within the European project “Europa s.p.a.” a new meeting on participation and people experiencing poverty was held in Bologna, on 28 January. The event gathered people in poverty, community organizers, social operators and local authorities to discuss how the expertise of people experiencing poverty may sustain the OMC/inclusion and the fight against poverty and social…

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EAPN Ireland: Closure of Community Development Projects Will Seriously and Permanently Undermine Local Efforts to Tackle Poverty

Responding on the decision to abolish nearly 30 Community Development projects across the country, Anna Visser Director of the European Anti-Poverty Network Ireland said that the move “will seriously and permanently undermine local efforts to tackle poverty and raises serious questions about the Government’s commitment to facilitating active participation in European Affairs at local and…

Portuguese schools anticipates the launch of the European Year

In order to mark the European Year combating Poverty and Social Exclusion, EAPN Portugal and the artistic school Escola Artística Soares de Reis (EASS) have designed a common project, which is the creation of a piece of jewellery which symbolises the message that the pupils of the Escola Artística Soares de Reis (EASS) wish to pass on to everybody:the proportion of wealth distribution in the world is unequal.