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NUIG input into European Social Policy

Date: February 12, 2008

Category: News Article, Volunteering, Carers

Students in NUIG will have an opportunity to make their views known to the European Commission on the future of Social Policy in the EU on Thursday afternoon of this week.[more]

OPPORTUNITY TO CONSULT ON NEW E.U. SOCIAL POLICY

Date: January 23, 2008

Category: News Article, Carers

Citizens of the North and West EU constituency are to be given an opportunity to contribute to the development of the European Union’s Social Policy in a series of workshops to be held in January and early February.[more]

M.E.P. URGES 1 MILLION SIGNATURES TO SUPPORT DISABLED.

Date: September 7, 2007

Category: News Article, Carers, Disability Rights

A major boost for people with disabilities throughout the EU would be provided if one million signatures were accumulated for presentation to the European Commission on October 4th next.[more]

SUPPORT GROUP FOR CARERS ESTABLISHED IN EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

Date: June 12, 2007

Category: News Article, Volunteering, Carers

An Interest Group on Carers was set up in the European Parliament today Tuesday, June 12th.[more]

CARERS MUST NOT END UP IN POVERTY

Date: March 5, 2007

Category: News Article, Carers

Carers who save the state over €2 billion per annum should not be permitted to end up as the next generation of very poor older people.[more]

MINISTER MISERLY ON CARERS SAYS HARKIN

Date: March 3, 2006

Category: News Article, Carers

The Minister for Social Welfare Mr. Seamus Brennan could have deserved an A grade award if he had adopted a more realistic and generous approach to supporting the country’s carers but his niggardly approach meant that a D grade...[more]

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