Press release: Potential new impetus for Social Europe: EAPN responds to Commission’s Active Inclusion consultation

Brussels, 28 February 2008 – In its response to the Commission’s consultation on Active Inclusion ending today, the European Anti Poverty Network (EAPN) strongly confirms its support for the Commission’s initiative.  EAPN calls on the Member States of the EU to adopt under the French Presidency active inclusion principles which respect the integrity of the active inclusion package and recognises that adequate income and access to quality services are a prerequisite to successful employment and social integration.

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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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