30/05 – The European Commission has just released its Country-Specific Recommendations for each Member State, along with an overarching communication on “what is needed to return to growth and jobs“. EAPN national networks will publish an assessment of these CSRs. The main points are:Details
Bringing together various experts, professionals, academics and diverse entities active in the fight against poverty and social exclusion, the EUROPEAN MINIMUM INCOME NETWORK aims at building consensus towards the progressive realisation of adequate and accessible minimum income schemes in EU Member States.
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GET ORGANISED: Strengthening our base and the impact of our action, through member-led learning, exchange and development
From 21st to 25th May 2013, in Laulasmaa, Estonia, EAPN held its first EAPN Learning Forum, together with its global partner Dignity International, a global anti-poverty organisation, bringing together partners from different continents of the world.Details
FNARS (member of EAPN France) Lifting young people out of poverty : the Youth Guarantee is only one step
14/05 – Today is the last meeting of the working group on the Youth Guarantee in charge of handing out a report to the Prime Minister on its implementation starting next September. On that occasion, FNARS recalls that the measure cannot, alone, be an adequate response to the situation of young people.
PUBLIC HEARING – Civil Society proposals for smart, sustainable and inclusive recovery – REPORT and PRESENTATIONS
Strengthening the democratic legitimacy of the European Semester
Civil Society proposals for smart, sustainable and inclusive recoveryDetails
DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion in the European Commission Calls for proposals Calls for tender DG Justice in the European Commission The Commission makes direct financial contributions in the form of grants to projects or organisations which help implement EU programmes or policies. To apply for grant funding, you must reply to open calls…Details
EAPN to provide input to EESC hearing on “European Minimum Income and poverty indicators” on 28 May 2013
28/05 – from 9:30 to 13:00 the EESC will organise a hearing on ‘European minimum income and poverty indicators’. The idea is to reflect on a better measurement of poverty and on the challenges of adopting a European minimum income scheme. The hearing will bring together experts and people involved in advocacy work to contribute to the EESC opinion. EAPN will provide an expert input on both elements.Details
02-03/05 Leuven – The key role of social investment for the modernisation of national welfare systems and for overcoming Europe’s employment and social crisis was underlined by László Andor, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion at the conference on the implementation of the Social Investment Package.Details