Minimum Income | EAPN Campaign

Poverty and inequality are rising again with the COVID-19 pandemic which has deepened existing inequalities. Certain groups were always disproportionately at risk of poverty and social exclusion, such as children, single parents (mainly women), people with disabilities, the long-term unemployed, migrants, and black and minority ethnic groups. It is these groups of people who are…

Minimum Income Framework Directive | EAPN letter to Commissioner Schmit

Following the recently adopted EPSCO Council Conclusions on ”Strengthening Minimum Income Protection to Combat Poverty and Social Exclusion in the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond”, we wrote a letter to Commissioner Schmit asking him to show strong leadership and respond to the Conclusions by making an ambitious proposal for an EU Framework Directive to guarantee an…

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EAPN Position Paper on Adequate Income | Summary document on Minimum Income

In May 2020 EAPN issued a Position Paper on Adequate Income. It presents and updates EAPN’s priorities, proposals and demands in view of adequate income, covering both adequate minimum income (MI) and fair minimum wages (MW), including living wages, largely building upon earlier policy work by EAPN and the EMIN Network. This summary document presents…

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EAPN Policy conference 2018: Social Protection for All! How can the Social Pillar and SDGs build stronger welfare states?

EAPN’s 2018 annual conference was held on 5 July, under the title Social Protection for All! How can the Social Pillar and SDGs build stronger welfare states? The conference exchanged together on the following questions: What is Social Protection for all?   How can we ensure that all people, children, adults and older people get…

Well attended EMIN conference in Zagreb | EAPN Croatia

On 20 February, EAPN Croatia organised, together with their Minimum Income Network partners, a very successful conference on Minimum Income Schemes in Croatia. The debates were very rich, the conference was well attended, and the media coverage was impressive: https://www.24sata.hr/galerija/galerija-518063?page=1&app_model=content.article&pk=5615  http://vijesti.hrt.hr/431112/u-hrvatskoj-svaki-peti-stanovnik-izlozen-riziku-od-siromastv http://balkans.aljazeera.net/vijesti/petina-stanovnika-hrvatske-u-riziku-od-siromastv http://www.index.hr/mobile/clanak.aspx?category=vijesti&id=102721   http://m.vijesti.ba/clanak/394744/hrvatska-svaki-peti-stanovnik-izlozen-siromastvu https://dnevnik.hr/vijesti/hrvatska/svjetski-dan-socijalne-pravde-svaki-peti-stanovnik-hrvatske-izlozen-riziku-od-siromastva—507419.html  https://www.cropix.hr/index.php?menuid=gallery_cropix&gid=115281 http://hr.n1info.com/a282010/Vijesti/U-Hrvatskoj-svaki-peti-stanovnik-u-riziku-od-siromastva.html