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.
The latest one:
EAPN letter to the EPSCO Council: Put People and Respect for the European Social Model first
Ahead of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO) on 9-10 March 2009, EAPN has written to the Ministers regarding the impact of the crisis on people in poverty and anti poverty organisations. In their letter, EAPN puts forward short and long term proposals to ensure that the needs of people experiencing poverty are included in the response to the crisis.
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Other EAPN policy papers on…
Building Security, Giving Hope: EAPN Assessment of the National Strategic Reports on Social Protection and Social Inclusion (2008-10) Read
EAPN Letter to EAPN to EU Ministers of Employment: “The adequacy of Minimum Income Schemes is a key way to address the economic crisis” Read
The Lisbon Strategy
>>Will the economic crisis force a stronger social pillar in Lisbon? EAPN Social Inclusion Scoreboard on the National Reform Programmes (2008-10) Read
Participation and civil Dialogue
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.
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.
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.
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.
EAPN MANIFESTO for the European Parliament Elections 2004: Social solidarity and the eradication of poverty – A vision for an enlarged European Union
This election campaign and the public debates it generates offer an important opportunity to reduce the alienation from the EU project that is felt by many citizens and residents in the EU.
FINAL DECLARATION of the 2003 EAPN General Assembly: Local Actions in the fight against poverty and social exclusion
This General Assembly welcomed the Bulgarian Anti Poverty Network as the first member from a candidate/acceding country to join EAPN. At the end of the General Assembly, the EAPN delegates adopted the following declaration.
EAPN Statement to the Second European Round Table on poverty and social exclusion, Turin, 16-17 October 2003
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