Michael from Austria, Pedro from Spain, Paul from Belgium, Rita from France, Ann from Ireland, Douhomir from Bulgaria and Rolf from Sweden offered part of their time at the 2014 Meeting of People experiencing poverty to share some of their experience and views on how things have evolved for them in the last years. Voices…Details
11/9 Joint seminar in the Parliament: Decent Work, Quality Jobs and Poverty – The Missing Link in Europe 2020 what way forward?
11/09/2014 – The Socialists & Democrats Group of the European Parliament hosted a joint seminar with the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) to critically examine how the quality of work and employment are taken up in the Europe 2020 Strategy, both at national and EU levels: what the consequences for poverty and social exclusion are and how we can ensure that decent work and quality jobs are back on the agenda as a priority.Details
The EMIN project has now completed 30 National Conferences on Minimum Income Schemes and two thematic reports: 1) On ‘Not Take Up’ done by FEANTSA and 2) ‘Adequacy of Incomes for Older people’ done by AGE Platform Europe. For more information, please follow the blog: http://emin-eu.net/
You are now invited to register for the final Conference (of phase one of the project) on how to build momentum for adequate Minimum Income Schemes which will be held in Brussels on Thursday 11 December from 13.30 to 18.00. The outcome of the work will be presented and other key actors will be present and contribute.Details
“We are here because we are poor people, but along with that, we are also citizens and I prefer to emphasize the latter. As citizens we do not just seek understanding, sympathy and support from politicians, but also strive to assert rights, and to demand that politicians correct themselves when we notice that they are…Details
Please see attached PeP 2014 Irish delegation handout including Case Study on use of EU Structural Funds
22-24/09/2014 – Michael from Austria, Pedro from Spain, Paul from Belgium, Rita from France, Ann from Ireland, Douhomir from Bulgaria and Rolf from Sweden offered part of their time at the 2014 Meeting of People experiencing poverty to share some of their experience and views on how things have evolved for them in the last…Details
27/10/2014 – The Bulgarian Alliance‘s national report on the Semester is now available in English on the Alliance’s blog.
You can also find there the Irish Alliance (for a Better Europe)’s following products:Details
27/10/2014 – The report on the European Semester 2014 presents the assessment by the members of the ‘EU Alliance for a democratic, social and sustainable European Semester’ on the content and process of the European Semester in 2014, in the context of the Mid-Term Review of Europe 2020 and its governance processes. It has been written on the basis of consultation processes with the members of the Alliance at European and national levels, including through work with three pilot national Alliances in Bulgaria, Denmark and Ireland.Details
EAPN sends its response to the European Commission’s public consultation on the Europe 2020 Strategy
20/10/2014 – EAPN has responded to the European Commission’s public consultation on the Mid-Term Review of the Europe 2020 Strategy. The consultation was launched following a Communications in March, Taking stock of the Europe 2020 strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth.Details