EAPN’s reaction to the Commission proposals regarding the joint employment report 2008 and the 2008-2010 employment guidelines

The present paper focuses on a more detailed reading of pieces of the ‘employment part’ of the Lisbon package, the European Employment Strategy (ie the draft Joint Employment Report and the proposals for new guidelines), and assesses to what extent our social inclusion concerns have been taken into consideration.

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The Polish Committee of EAPN (EAPN Poland)

The Polish Committee of EAPN does not have a legal status. It is based at WRZOS (The Working Community of Associations of Social NGO’s). The main objective of the Committee is to create an adequate organizational form, integrating and strengthening the cooperation between organizations working in the field of fighting against poverty and social exclusion.…

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Europe 2020 Strategy

{jathumbnail off images=”images/stories/pictures/news/key-docs.png”} Since the launch of the original Lisbon strategy in 2000, EAPN has pressed for the implementation of a balanced and sustainable social, economic and environmental vision for Europe. Following the revision of the Lisbon Strategy in 2005, EAPN has highlighted the dangers of a narrow focus on “growth and jobs’ which reduces…

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EAPN Response to Guidance for the Strategic Reports 2008-11

This new Guidance note therefore sets out to provide the guidelines for member states and stakeholders on the objectives and process for the new cycle in the development of the National Strategic Reports (2008-11) and its relationship to the Lisbon National Reform Programmes (2008-11). In its response to the guidance note for the Strategic Reports 2008-11, EAPN would like to highlight its satisfaction, but insists it would have liked more time for consultation.

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Sources of information

EU-SILC Eurostat DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Social Protection Committee European Social Policy Network European Networks Eurofound OCDE UNICEF UNDP Indicators EU-SILC The main source for comparable annual data on the level and composition of poverty and inequality in the EU is Community Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC). This has replaced the…

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