The European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) and the Belgian Anti-Poverty Network (BAPN) will hold a major conference aiming at building consensus towards the need for progress on the guarantee of an adequate minimum income for a dignified life, as a basis for a fairer EU.
This conference will contribute to the 2010 European Year against Poverty and Social Exclusion.
If you wish to attend the conference, please contact Rebecca.firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is an adequate minimum income? The Adequacy of Minimum Income in the EU is the 2nd in a series of 3 EAPN booklets called Explainers. It explains what minimum income schemes are at present throughout the EU and how and why minimum income schemes should be “adequate”. Publication in English – French
This conference will also debate on a key document, the proposal for an EU Framewok Directive on Minimum Income made by Anne Van Lancker, Consultant for EAPN. This document is available in English and French.
Read also the legal assessment written for EAPN by a legal company: “An EU Directive on Adequate Minimum Income: a Legal Assesment”
EAPN’s website campaign: www.adequateincome.eu … Sign up for the campaign and see key supporters!