Reviewing progress on Europe 2020’s poverty target and commitments to stakeholder dialogue, in the context of increasing austerity and an EU democratic/participative deficit
- To promote mutual learning and help build capacity for people with direct experience of poverty and their NGOs, and other stakeholders, emphasizing their key role in stakeholder processes linked to the European Semester and Europe 2020.
- To present EAPN’s New 2013 Assessment of the NRPs and Key Messages, based on national and European Organization member’s contributions.
- To promote an active dialogue between EU decision makers and key stakeholders on the way forward: to ensure that Europe 2020 makes concrete progress on poverty and participation, through Europe 2020 and the European Semester.
Key speakers included
- Egbert Holthuis, Head of Social Protection-Social Inclusion Strategy Unit, DG Employment and Social Affairs
- Michele Calandrino, Policy coordinator, Europe 2020 Unit, DG Secretariat General
- Thomas Dominique, Chairman of the Social Protection Committee
- Marije Cornelissen, MEP (Greens/EFA)
- Claudia Menne, Confederal Secretary, ETUC
- Heather Roy, President of the Social Platform
Sian Jones firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: + 32 2 226 58 50+ 32 2 226 58 50
- See here the Report on the event here in pdf. You can also view it on ISSUU here.
- Programme of the event
- Overview of Europe 2020 developments and EAPN Action: Sian Jones, EAPN Policy Coordinator
- Presentation of EAPN’s NRP Report and main findings: Graciela Malgesini, EAPN Spain
- NRP Report
- Workshop 2 – Presentation of EAPN Poland’s activities on Europe 2020: Ryszard Szarfenberg
- Workshop 2 – Presentation of Eurochild’s activities: Reka Tunyogi
- Workshop 3 – Presentation of EAPN Cyprus’ activities: Marina Koukou
- Workshop 3 – Presentation of EAPN Denmark’s activities: Per K. Larsen
- Workshop 4 – Presentation of EAPN Italy’s activities: Vito Telesca
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Photo: © Rebecca Lee, EAPN
These events are supported by the European Community Programme for Employment and Social Solidarity-Progress (2007-2013). The information contained in this document does not necessarily reflect the position or opinion of the European Commission.