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Andor: ‘We have to do more’ to fight poverty

Looking beyond the 2010 European Year for combating poverty and social exclusion, Employment and Social Policy Commissioner László Andor says the EU and its member states must keep working to find new and more effective ways to improve the lives of the most disadvantaged groups. He spoke to EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Regional Policy 06-10-2010

Budapest Mayor: Cutting regional funds could harm EU social equality

Any future cuts in EU regional funds could damage the ability of local and regional bodies to balance economic development with vital social and environmental changes, according to outgoing Budapest Mayor Gabor Demszky.