The theme of the Meeting – Participation is a two way street – focused on the importance of Governments at national and EU levels actively engaging with people experiencing poverty on their situations.
This document is the report of the EAPN Seminar “Reinforcing the Inclusion Strategy in an Enlarged EU” which took place on 11 May 2004 in the premises of the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (County Dublin).
This is the policy position taken by EAPN in response to the publication by the Commission of the Third cohesion report, which outlines the objectives, priorities and methods of the Structural Funds for the new programming period, 2007-2013.
This is an analysis of the European Union’s mid-term review of the current 2000-6 round of the structural funds from the perspective of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) combating poverty and social exclusion.
EAPN Position paper – Review of the financial perspective 2007-2013 and its implications for European action against poverty
This is the response of the European Anti-Poverty Network to the publication by the Commission of its financial perspective for 2007-2013.
Considering the Joint Employment Report 2003/2004, key element of the implementation of the Lisbon strategy, EAPN regrets that, in the last developments of the EES, the inclusion objectives set in the revised guidelines are not been respected.
EAPN report – EAPN national networks evaluation of the National Action Plans for Employment: Synthesis Report
This report sets EAPN networks’ observations alongside the analysis in the Joint Employment Report (JER) adopted by the Commission and Council which evaluates the national implementation of the new employment strategy.
Poverty indicators starting from the experience of people living in poverty: Final report of a European project
Run by five national EAPN networks (Germany, France, Italy, Portugal and the Netherlands) and completed at the end of August 2003, the project was aimed at defining poverty indicators by crossing the voices of people living in poverty with the knowledge of other actors.
The realities of people experiencing poverty and social exclusion are mostly absent in the discussions around the EU enlargement. The situation as portrayed in this issue of Network News deserves however to get the outmost attention.
Through its contacts with NGOs in the acceding countries, the European Anti Poverty Network has gathered information on the views of NGOs in some of these countries on the process of drawing up the Joint Inclusion Memoranda and on their content.