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EMIN: A common approach to minimum income schemes in the EU?

Mark the dates! 30 national conferences to discuss Minimum Income Schemes in the EU #eminetwork – the quality of minimum income schemes in European countries – This is the topic of 30 national conferences happening this year between June and mid-October in 30 European countries and culminating by an EU-level conference on 06 November 2014 in Brussels, to take stock of the outcomes of all the national discussions. 

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Estonian Delegates meet 2 MEPs

On 24th September, Estonian Delegation at the #2014PEP met for a long chat with Estonian MEP Indrek Tarand who attended the meeting. MEP Tunne Kelam received the Estonian delegates in his office at the European Parliament and showed great interest in the European Minimum Income Network (EMIN). MEP Indrek Tarand had also committed to EAPN’s…

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WORDS ARE NOT ENOUGH #2014PEP

Brussels, 24 September 2014 – “Words are not enough”, was the clear message from the 13th European Meeting of People experiencing Poverty organised by European Anti-Poverty Network in Brussels the 22-24 September.

The words on paper that the next round of Structural Funds will provide increased funding for social inclusion with 20% of the European Social Fund earmarked for fighting poverty and social exclusion is not enough” said Sérgio Aires, President of EAPN. “People in poverty are tired of empty promises.

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WORDS ARE NOT ENOUGH #2014PEP

Brussels, 24 September 2014 – “Words are not enough”, was the clear message from the 13th European Meeting of People experiencing Poverty organised by European Anti-Poverty Network in Brussels the 22-24 September. “The words on paper that the next round of Structural Funds will provide increased funding for social inclusion with 20% of the European…

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