MAPP Macedonian Anti-Poverty Platform (EAPN Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)

MAPP is an alliance of over 88 non-governmental, non-partisan and volunteer organizations, informal associations of citizens, support groups, syndicates and individuals working in different fields and joining forces to underline and single out the problems which the citizens are facing as their common interest; working towards promotion of social justice and equality, participatory democracy and…

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MAPP Macedonian Anti-Poverty Platform (EAPN Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)

MAPP is an alliance of over 88 non-governmental, non-partisan and volunteer organizations, informal associations of citizens, support groups, syndicates and individuals working in different fields and joining forces to underline and single out the problems which the citizens are facing as their common interest; working towards promotion of social justice and equality, participatory democracy and…

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EAPN’s Conference on the crisis: Another response to the crisis is possible and urgently needed!

Europe urgently needs to stop austerity measures, and support social investment, inclusive governance and solidarity in its approach to the crisis!

Brussels, 29 September 2011 – Last Friday, EAPN’s Conference Getting out of the Crisis Together presented its Working Paper: Re-engaging Hope and Expectations – getting out of the crisis together, highlighting 12 key elements for viable alternative approaches for an inclusive recovery. 

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Impact of the economic crisis: the role of innovation in social policy

26/09 – Social Platform and EAPN attended a Ministerial conference of the Polish EU presidency in Wrocław, Poland, to discuss responses to the social impact of the economic crisis and how to intensify the support to innovation within social policies. Katherine Duffy, EAPN UK presented the key findings and outcomes of EAPN’s conference: getting out of the crisis together.

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Macedonian Anti-Poverty Platform (MAPP): First conference of people living in poverty and social exclusion

26-28/09 – MAPP activists and representatives of civil-society organizations from throughout the FYROM submitted the declaration of the people living in poverty and social exclusion to the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs. The activists from the Macedonian Anti-Poverty Platform (MAPP) and the representatives of civil-society organizations, supported by their partners from the European Anti-Poverty Network, the Institute for Human Rights L.

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23/09/2011: EAPN’s conference on the crisis

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crisis-conference-274-resizedcrisis-conference-282-resizedcrisis-conference-292-resized{jathumbnail}This conference aimed at providing a unique space for exchange between anti-poverty activists, trade-unionists, other NGOs activists, policy decision makers and researchers on the causes and the consequences of the crisis and on possible alternative approaches. As a participative network, the voice of people experiencing poverty was at the centre of the debates which gave a large space to the presentation of members’ experiences and mobilisations.

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