Press release; Mid-term review of the Lisbon Strategy: “The balanced strategic goal set in Lisbon must be maintained”

“If the Council ignores the realities faced by the 68 million people living in poverty in the EU, the objective to combat social exclusion stated in Article 3 of the new EU Constitution is anything more than nice words”, writes Fintan Farrell, Director of EAPN, in an open letter sent today to the Heads of State and Government.

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…