Dialogue Seminar: Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion in the Framework of the EU 2020 Strategy

Dialogue Seminar of the EU and the Churches in Europe on “Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion in the Framework of the EU 2020 Strategy” took place on 9 July 2010. It was co-organised by the Bureau of European Policy Advisors of the European Commission together with the Church & Society Commission of the Conference of European Churches (now merged with CEC) and the Secretariat of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (COMECE).

Below are documents relating to this dialogue seminar:

Press release: Churches discuss policies to combat poverty with the EU Commissioner László Andor 
Press release: EU Commissoner Andor: Churches are crucial partners in combating poverty

CSC Briefing Paper on the EU 2020 Strategy 

Presentations from the Dialogue Seminar:

Welcome Speech – Rüdiger Noll
The European Platform against Poverty and the role of faith-based organisations in the fight against poverty – Antonia Carparelli
Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion int he framework of the EU 2020 Stragety – Archbishop emeritus Jukka Paarma
Europe 2020: European Platform against Poverty – Julien Van Geertsom
Presentation and Speech: “Observatory of the poverty and resources in Bosnia and Herzegovina” – Zlatko Malic
Entrajuda – Capacity Building Projects for the Portuguese Non-profit Sector – Rui Botelho
Résumé de l’intervention de Mr. Jérôme Vignon

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