Sunday, June 5, 2011

SAVE THE DATE 23/09: EAPN CONFERENCE on the CRISIS - Alternative approaches for an inclusive recovery‏


This important conference organized by the European Anti-Poverty Network aims to analyze and raise awareness of the social impact of the crisis and the austerity measures in all EU countries and the EU role. It will be a unique opportunity to learn from the ground, to develop alternative approaches and to strengthen alliances.

This conference is supported by the European Community Programme for Employment and Social Solidarity-Progress (2007-2013). The information contained in this document does not necessarily reflect the position or opinion of the European Commission.

Practical information

Date : Friday 23 September

Venue : International Auditorium, International Trade-Unions House, boulevard Albert II, 5, 1210 Brussels

Languages: French & English (plenary sessions)

Participants: Approximately 200 participants: 120 from EAPN (EAPN working group members, representatives of member European Organisations, members with a direct experience of poverty), and 80 stakeholders (social NGOs, social partners, representatives from EU and national authorities, academics….)

Contact: Sian Jones

Rebecca Lee

Tel: + 32 2 226 58 50

Website :

Useful documents: EAPN reports on the social impact of the crisis:

· Is the European project moving backward? February 2011

· The social impact of the crisis and of the recovery package, December 2009

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