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  • EU unveils raft of proposals to combat poverty

    News | Social Europe & Jobs 17-12-2010

    With poverty and social exclusion affecting the daily lives of more than 100 million EU citizens, the European Commission yesterday (16 December) unveiled a raft of policy initiatives designed to address the causes and impacts of deprivation.

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

    News | Social Europe & Jobs 16-12-2010

    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.

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

    Interview | Social Europe & Jobs 16-12-2010

    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.

  • Poverty reduction is ‘key priority’ for future EU funding

    News | Regional Policy 22-11-2010

    Poverty reduction should be one of the main priorities of the EU's regional policy in the coming decade, according to László Andor, the EU commissioner responsible for employment, social policy and inclusion. Meanwhile, NGOs are concerned that member states' efforts to balance national budgets are pushing more Europeans into poverty.