Caritas Lithuania brings poverty issue to national political agenda
Photo (from left to right): Bishop Kęstutis Kėvalas, Jorge Nuño Mayer, Minister Linas Kukuraitis, Deimantė Bukeikaitė, Arūnas Kučikas Last 6 June, Caritas Lithuania organised a meeting with the national Minister of Social Security and Labour, Linas...

Poverty day in the Council of Europe

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Council of Europe, International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Each year, the Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe marks the 17th of October, the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, with the organisation of an event which brings together all those who are dedicated to overcoming poverty all...

Can debt counselling reduce poverty risks?

Can debt counselling reduce poverty risks?
“I have a big debt problem. There are attachments on my account, maintenance liabilities and about 30 creditors permanently seek my boss. My debt is approximately €50,000. I have to deal with €800 per month. From this amount I’ve to pay my rent, heating and electricity and I...
Jetta Klijnsman, Dutch Secretary of State for social affairs, receiving Caritas' End Poverty report - Photo courtesy of Arie Kievit
Caritas Europa is pleased to see that, as promised, the Dutch EU Presidency has pushed poverty onto the EU Council’s agenda. We now invite the Council to take a step forward in eradicating poverty in Europe and to adopt the conclusion on “Combating...
Statement - Dutch EU Presidency delivers on its promise to push poverty up on EU agenda
Clear message to EU Ministers: Investing in children is key to Europe’s future
Brussels, 24 June 2013 - Caritas Europa, together with other networks, urges EU Ministers to act now and promote measures which lead to the reduction of child poverty and social exclusion in EU Member States. In a joint statement, several European...
World Refugee Day: The EU must ensure effective right to family life for all refugees
Brussels, 20 June 2013 - In a statement on the occasion of the World Refugee Day, Caritas Europa calls on the EU and its Member States to fully ensure access to family reunification for all refugees. To Caritas Europa, the right to family life is one of...
Caritas draws attention to worsening situation of Roma people in Europe on International Roma Day
On the International Day of Roma, Caritas Europa is calling for a renewed effort by the EU and its Member States to promote the full inclusion of Roma people in economic and social life, and to guard carefully against the scapegoating of this ethnic...
Programme, Event: European Congress on Poverty and Social Exclusion, Madrid 2010
Family's dreams of a new life at risk of being shattered
Call for donation - A young family with 4 small children that Caritas Ukraine rescued last winter from living in terrible condidtions in the woods is today facing eviction as they income are not sufficient to fully pay the rent. The entire village who...

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