Reinforcing the EU Inclusion Strategy was the ambitious aim set out by EAPN in organising a conference on 14 April 2005 on the occasion of the Luxembourg presidency of the European Union, with the participation of the Luxembourg Minister for Minister for Family and Integration Marie-José Jacobs, currently President of the Employment and Social Affairs Council.
The objectives for this conference were:
To encourage a reinforcing of the EU Inclusion Strategy, including the adoption of a mainstreaming approach, in the context of the Enlarged EU
To create attention to the EU Inclusion Strategy in the context of the renewed EU Institutions
To share experiences on the work of EAPN members