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Defending social enterprises in Europe

A few years ago, the concept of social enterprise was rarely discussed in Europe, however it is now making significant breakthroughs in European Union (EU) countries. The union can not escape the pressure of the current awful economic position so … Continue reading

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European Year for combating poverty spurred mobilisation and commitment

European Year for combating poverty spurred mobilisation and commitment: focus must now shift to delivery 15/03/2012 The European Commission adopted a report on the implementation and results of the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion 2010. The report … Continue reading

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1985-2012 Poverty in Europe

From bad to worse The number of poor people in Europe had increased from 38 million in 1975 to 44 million in 1985. {Interim report on the 2° European Poverty Programme – EU Commission 1989} But soon this figure went … Continue reading

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