Press release: European Round Table on poverty and social exclusion, Rotterdam, 17-19 October 2004: “It’s time to build confidence in the EU Inclusion Strategy”

The European Round Table “Social inclusion in an enlarged EU: new challenges, new opportunities” takes place in Rotterdam on 17-19 October. On that occasion, EAPN publishes a series of position papers to promote an Inclusion Strategy which should be far more than a paper exercise…

EAPN Position paper on Social Services of General Interest

Without covering the full range of technical issues linked to the legal status and financing of Social Services of General Interest, and before commenting on the current legal development at EU level, EAPN wants to define more precisely the expectations of organisations representing the interests of people experiencing poverty and social exclusion in terms of access and quality.