CSRs 2020: Putting Social Rights and Poverty Reduction at the heart of the COVID-19 Response | EAPN Letter to Vice-President Dombrovskis

Together with the release of our newest Country Reports’ Assessment, we wrote to European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis and Commissioner Schmit to call for a strong message in the 2020 Country Specific Recommendations (CSRs) to support Member States emergency support measures, ensuring that they benefit the poor and most vulnerable and do not increase poverty and…

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…

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  ©…