Brussels, 2 November 2011 – In view of the meeting in Warsaw on 3 and 4 November of Directors General in charge of Cohesion Policy in all EU Member States, EAPN sent them its views on the Commission’s legislative proposals for the Structural Funds’ Regulations post-2013.Details
Has the EU made progress in terms of reducing the number of people faced with poverty and social exclusion in Europe, as per their Europe 2020′ strategy commitments?Details
The key objectives of the group have been to promote the participation of people experiencing poverty and advance towards a more participative democracy and better governance. Main activities of the group have been to exchange and pull together the experiences of National Networks on participation of people experiencing poverty, and to ensure that the European…Details
This questionnaire is the starting point in the process, which we hope will bring out the many different practices and tips that NNs could share with each other on how to deal with a specific financing question. We kindly ask that all the National Networks complete in as much detail as possible.Details
EAPN is now in the process of making the evaluation of the First Annual Convention of the European Platform Against Poverty, held on the 17th October in Krakow. The network had sent its messages to the Annual Convention on Friday 14 October, calling for the Convention to push for urgent action to prevent the Europe 2020 Strategy increasing poverty. EAPN participated along with over 40 national and European-Organisation members and people experiencing poverty, invited by their national delegations.Details
19/10 – EAPN participated in the presentation of an important new report commissioned by the Greens, analysing the impact of the Economic Semester, NRPs and Recommendations in pursuing the objectives of Europe 2020.Details
05/10 – On 13 October the French local authorities of Ile de France (i.e. Department of Paris) will host the regional conference Logement d’abord (Housing first).Details
On 11 October, the Community Platform Challenging Poverty and Inequality will launch Paying our Way. This publication outlines a realistic set of proposals which would take us from the under-resourced, unsustainable and unfair tax system in place today and in the direction of a modern progressive European tax system.