Inequality : what is it?

Poverty is fundamentally linked to the issue of how resources are distributed and redistributed in a country.  Countries with high levels of inequality are also likely to have high levels of poverty and those with lower levels of inequality are likely to have lower levels of poverty. Inequality: what is it? How it is measured?…

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Calendars of Meetings See Calendar of EAPN Meetings 2015 here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1UEK3BtzoNsUw80iArbO-conMv0siQFlSoK2lua-JDrM/edit?usp=sharing_eid See Calendar of EAPN Meetings 2014 here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1K0LBo4fOfKXaiXvmsSqyx7U7UYNLrT-wy-e4JRhnz1U/edit?usp=sharing Calendar of EAPN Meetings 2013 Calendar of EAPN Meetings 2012 Calendar of EAPN Meetings 2011 Calendar of EAPN Meetings 2010 Calendar of EAPN Meetings 2009 List of Conferences attended 2014 Strategic Plan, Work Programmes & Activity Reports to the…

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Employment

The key objectives of the Employment working group to facilitate exchange and mutual learning all over EU, regarding the interrelations between policies concerning employment and unemployment and the realities experienced by people in poverty and the projects and lobbying activities implemented by members at national / regional / local level. This valuable expertise also helps…

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Structural Funds

One of the main objectives of the structural funds’ working group is to provide a platform for exchange, mutual learning and common action in view of strengthening structural funds’ contribution to fighting social exclusion, from the local to the European level. Members of the working group are also responsible for initiating exchanges in their own…

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Discrimination

The primary focus of the group is to ensure that the issue of discrimination (based on gender, race, ethnic minorities, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation etc) and poverty is mainstreamed in all EAPN work, and to help EAPN work actively with other specialised NGOs at national and EU level in lobbying on key policy demands,…

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Globalisation

The key activity of this group is to monitor the impact that Globalisation has on poverty within the EU and to share experiences and gain new insights from the activities of anti poverty organisations outside of Europe. Contact person for the working group on globalisation and poverty:Sian Jones (sian.jones@eapn.eu) See list of members Useful documents…

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Minimum Income Campaign (MIC)

The main objectives of the Minimum Income Campaign is to help EAPN clarify its position on adequate minimum income schemes across the European Union, and to sucessfully implement campaign at national and EU level, to highlight the inadequacy of current provisions on minimum income and to press for a strengthened EU framework.  A first stage…

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