EAPN has just published a research on the European Commission’s Local Social Capital Programme (1999-2002). EAPN’s research includes a survey of its members’ awareness of the programme and an analysis of information provided by the “Intermediary Bodies”.
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.
Download the letter: English – French – Spanish
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
In this paper EAPN sets out its reflections on the Commissions Communication and recommendations for the revised Guidelines.
This document is the Input by Fintan Farrell, Director EAPN on the occasion of the “Mid Term Review of the Social Policy Agenda: Achievement and perspectives” Conference organised by EU Commission on 19-20 March 2003.
EAPN Briefing note on the application of the European Social Inclusion Strategy in the acceding/candidate countries to the EU
This briefing note is divided into 3 parts: the Joint Inclusion Memoranda; the EU Social Exclusion Action programme; and EAPN and NGOs in the accession countries.
Final declaration of the EAPN-EUROCITIES Joint Conference: ‘The EU Strategy for Social Inclusion: Making it work at the local level’
The Conference brought together representatives from local authorities, NGOs, national and European institutions and other actors involved in the fight against poverty and called for a greater involvement of the actors at the local level in the Strategy.
According to EAPN, the outcome of the Convention will have effects not just for this generation of Europeans but also for all the people who will live in Europe for the coming fifty years. It is important that the outcome of the Convention speaks to the 70 million people presently living in the European Union who are experiencing poverty and social exclusion.
EAPN Statement on the occasion of the First European Round Table on Poverty and Social Exclusion, Aarhus, 17-18 October 2002
EAPN welcomes the timely initiative by the Danish presidency and the European Commission in organising this Round Table on the European strategy against poverty and social exclusion.
This report reviews the realisation of the National Action Plans on Social Inclusion at the halfway stage of the first of five biennial Plans.
This year the key note theme was: “Putting Rights at the Centre of the EU Strategy against Social Exclusion”. At the end of the General Assembly, the EAPN delegates adopted the following declaration…
This seminar gave an opportunity to pool the thoughts and experiences of different EAPN Task Forces that monitor the employment and inclusion strategies, and the use of the Structural Funds, and was characterized by particularly productive debates.