Diaconia and Churches on the front line against child poverty | Eurodiaconia Public Statement

On the Occasion of the 17th of October, Eurodiaconia published a statement calling on the new European Commission and the EU member states to fully commit to the eradication of child poverty, 30 years after the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) as it is “in today’s Europe, unacceptable that one in…

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Voices from the ground | Covid-19

« We are all experiencing a terrible health crisis today, a deadly crisis, that is challenging another crisis that Europe is trying to combat. For many years there’s a crisis going on in Europe that has been devastating, namely the crisis caused by poverty. Everyday millions of people fight to be able to feed themselves…

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Inspiring literature | Covid-19

Academic  Rutger Bregman in The Correspondent – The neoliberal era is ending. What comes next? Prof. Philippe Delespaul in Sociaal Web (NL) – A virus in mental health care, a vaccine in the making? Lessons learned during the corona lockdown (article) Dublin City Community Cooperative – The Impact of Covid-19 on the Most Disadvantaged in Our…

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EU Institutions | Covid-19

European Commission: European Commission’s Coronavirus Update page Timeline of EU Action   Council of the European Union: COVID-19 updates’ page COVID-19: Council gives go-ahead to further use of cohesion resources   European Parliament: What the Parliament is doing to mitigate the crisis? Novel Coronavirus Outbreak   Eurofund Living, working and COVID-19: First findings Report  ©…

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Alliances, partners, other organisations | Covid-19

Alliances: EU Alliance for Investing in Children –Joint statement on protecting children and their families during and after the COVID19 crisis European Organisations COFACE – 8 key actions to help families & the economy bounce back Community Work Ireland – Marginalised Groups: Planning for resilience in the Covid-19 crisis Ensie – Call for specific support measures…

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Protecting children and their families during and after the COVID19 crisis | EU Alliance for Investing in Children

The COVID19 pandemic is foreseen to bring severe socio-economic challenges that will affect EU children and families across the EU. The EU Alliance for Investing in Children launched a statement on 16 April to ask the EU institutions to prioritise children and families in their COVID19 response both in the short term and the long…

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