EAPN holds stakeholder dialogue round table with EU institutions on delivery on 20% of ESF on poverty and partnership

On 02/12/2015,EAPN will hold a stakeholder dialogue round table on the topic of how to make progress on the 20% ear-marking of ESF on social inclusion and poverty and on the code of conduct on partnership. In 2015, EAPN established a Task Force to develop a Barometer survey with its members to monitor the implementation of both these topics, involving representatives from EAPN Portugal, Germany, Spain, Estonia, Romania and Bulgaria.

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EAPN’s Response to the Long Term Unemployment Proposal for Recommendation of the Commission

Integrated support for long-term unemployed through active inclusion EAPN welcomes the proposal for a Recommendation on the long-term unemployed as useful and timely. While a number of positive elements are put forward, we feel that some of these could have been further explored and complemented, and some important dimensions of the challenge have been overlooked.

EAPN Portugal | A look at the welfare of children and youth under the perspective of the Children’s Rights

EAPN Portugal, as a promoter of a National Working Group on Child Poverty, organised within that working group a Conference on the topic “A look at the welfare of children and youth under the perspective of the Children’s Rights” . This event was associated with the celebration of 10 December – The International Human Rights Day – and was an opportunity to reflect on that day, through the contributions of the various speakers on the Rights of the Child.

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EAPN Portugal | A look at the welfare of children and youth under the perspective of the Children’s Rights

EAPN Portugal, as a promoter of a National Working Group on Child Poverty, organised within that working group a Conference on the topic “A look at the welfare of children and youth under the perspective of the Children’s Rights” . This event was associated with the celebration of 10 December – The International Human Rights…

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Luxembourg Presidency of the EU on #2015PEP – “It is necessary to listen to the people concerned who have a real desire to participate in finding solutions”

20/11/2015 – The Luxembourg Presidency of the EU published on its website on lengthy article on 2015 European Meeting of People experiencing Poverty in English, French and German entitled European Meeting of People experiencing Poverty – “It is necessary to listen to the people concerned who have a real desire to participate in finding solutions”.

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#2015PEP | The sooner we start, the easier we will find solutions

30 national delegations of people experiencing poverty exchange with EU policy makers on need for more social coherence in the EU

Brussels, 19-20 November 2015 – Delegations of people experiencing poverty from 30 European countries have come to exchange for two days (19-20 November) with EU officials and other policy makers with the aim to input on policies that affect them with the hope of building greater social convergence in the European Union.

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