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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.


Tackling poverty in Sweden in a snapshot

Swedish Delegation input to the 2015 European Meeting of People experiencing Poverty On the occasion of the 2015 European Meeting of People experiencing Poverty, the Swedish delegation handed out a publication they produced specifically for the meeting. Monica and Jonathan, two members of the Swedish delegation present at the meeting introduce the publication with their…


EESC should go back to basics and promote European integration, says its President Georges Dassis

13/11/2015 (Agence Europe) – The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) should go back to its primary role, namely expressing the views of civil society and advising the other European institutions on the best ways of encouraging European integration, which could include drawing up a plinth of European social rights, as desired by the European Commission.