1st EAPN Learning Forum, together with Dignity International

Photo: (c) Rebecca Lee/EAPN

GET ORGANISED: Strengthening our base and the impact of our action, through member-led learning, exchange and development 

From 21st to 25th May 2013, in Laulasmaa, Estonia, EAPN held its first EAPN Learning Forum, together with its global partner Dignity International, a global anti-poverty organisation, bringing together partners from different continents of the world. 

EAPN to provide input to EESC hearing on “European Minimum Income and poverty indicators” on 28 May 2013

28/05 – from 9:30 to 13:00 the EESC will organise a hearing on ‘European minimum income and poverty indicators’. The idea is to reflect on a better measurement of poverty and on the challenges of adopting a European minimum income scheme. The hearing will bring together experts and people involved in advocacy work to contribute to the EESC opinion. EAPN will provide an expert input on both elements. 

EU 2020: Civil Society Organisations call for transparent and real participation in the European semester

{jathumbnail}At a Public Hearing today in the European Parliament, European Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have joined forces in an ad-hoc coalition to present country-specific recommendations for 2013 in the areas of employment, poverty, education, tax, environmental change and gender equality. Together, they call for a more balanced social, sustainable and equality-based Economic and Monetary Union, Europe 2020 Strategy and effective multi-stakeholder engagement in the whole European Semester process.