EAPN welcomes some positive aspects of the Report, such as the will to go beyond foreseen NRP measures to address the current crisis, the underlining of secure job transitions, the need for adequate safety nets and minimum income, the emphasis placed in the stabilizing role of social protection, the special attention paid to vulnerable groups and the importance attributed to undeclared work, amongst others. However, this Report is a step back from the previous one and a number of missed opportunities were highlighted by EAPN’s report.Details
Will the economic crisis force a stronger social pillar in Lisbon? EAPN Social Inclusion Scoreboard on the National Reform Programmes (2008-10)
EAPN hopes that it will feed into the discussions on Lisbon leading up to the Spring Council.Details
This new campaign aims to build a broad alliance starting with 3 key sectors: social and green NGO’s and Trade Unions to campaign for change in the post 2010 agenda – to build a social and green sustainable future for the EU.Details
In preparation for 2010, the European year against poverty, the Italian Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs has appointed EAPN Italia (CILAP) to carry out a project.Details
Questionnaires on Participation of People Experiencing Poverty in National Networks Do you have a strategy of making the work in the national network participatory or have you started to develop one? How does it evolve? Do you have a clear definition of participation? If yes, what is it? Describe examples of developing the participation approach…Details
The 8th Meeting of people experiencing poverty took place in Brussels on 15 and 16 May 2009 and addressed the topics of Housing, Financial Inclusion and Access to Basic Services.Details
EAPN Ireland: “The fight for equality and social inclusion is undermined by the loss of The Equality Authority Chief Executive”
EAPN Ireland said on 12 December that it is deeply saddened that Mr Niall Crowley has been forced into the position of resigning as Chief Executive of The Equality Authority.
EAPN Poland is now on the web. It recently launched its brand new website: http://www.eapn.org.pl/. Pay it a visit!