New book “Combating Poverty in Europe. Active inclusion in a multi-level and multi-actor context” edited by Rune Halvorsen and Bjørn Hvinden

We are happy to announce that our project results have been published in an edited volume. The book “Combating Poverty in Europe. Active inclusion in a multi-level and multi-actor context” is edited by Rune Halvorsen and Bjørn Hvinden, Oslo and Akershus University College for Applied Sciences, Norway. Blurb of the book “Discovering methods to combat poverty…

Forthcoming volume on “Combating Poverty in Local Welfare Systems – Active Inclusion Strategies in European Cities”

We are happy to announce that the colleagues of the COPE project completed the work on the book “Combating Poverty in Local Welfare Systems – Active Inclusion Strategies in European Cities”, which is edited by Håkan Johansson & Alexandru Panican (SOCH). The volume will be published between March and April 2016 at Palgrave. It compiles the…

Interview with Prof. Martin Heidenreich, project coordinator, on the Commission’s new policy initiative for the Long-Term Unemployed

Prof. Martin Heidenreich, project coordinator of COPE and LOCALISE, was interviewed on the Council Recommendation on the integration of the Long-Term Unemployed (LTU) into the labour market recently adopted by the European Commission. You can find the interview here.

Article on “Europe 2020 and the Fight against Poverty” just published in Social Policy & Administration

The article “Europe 2020 and the Fight against Poverty: Beyond Competence Clash, Towards “Hybrid” Governance Solutions?” by Matteo Jessoula, Department of Social and Political Sciences, University of Milan, Italy (formerly DSLW) has just been published online in Social Policy & Administration, issue 4/2015. You find the article here. Abstract Europe 2020 and the Fight against…

Forthcoming article on “Europe 2020 and the fight against poverty” in Social Policy and Administration

We are happy to announce that the article “Europe 2020 and the fight against poverty: beyond competence clash, towards “hybrid” governance solutions?” by Matteo Jessoula, University of Milan (formerly DSLW) will be published in the journal of Social Policy and Administration, 4/2015. The article builds on the findings of the research conducted in work package…

Policy Brief “Active Inclusion and the Fight Against Poverty: The Challenge of Integrated Services”

Our Policy Brief “Active Inclusion and the Fight Against Poverty: The Challenge of Integrated Services. Lessons from Five European Countries” by Katharina Zimmermann, CETRO, is now available. You can find it under ‘Dissemination – Project Reports & Papers’.

Comparative paper ‘The Europe 2020 Anti-Poverty Arena’

The final comparative paper of work package 4 (“Europeanisation”) ‘The Europe 2020 Anti-Poverty Arena’ by Matteo Jessoula, Sebastiano Sabato, Chiara Agostini, Ilaria Madama, University of Milan, Department of Social and Political Sciences (formerly DSLW), is now available. You can find it under ‘Dissemination – Project Reports & Papers’.

Comparative paper on ‘The Impact of Welfare Interventions on Life-Courses of Deprived Groups’

The comparative paper of work package 7 (“Impact”) ‘The Impact of Welfare Interventions on Life-Courses of Deprived Groups’ by Wiesława Kozek and Julia Kubisa, ISUW, is now available. You can find it under ‘Dissemination – Project Reports & Papers’.

Five national reports on ‘The Europeanisation of Active Inclusion Policies’

The five national reports of work package 4 (“Europeanisation”) for Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, Poland and Sweden are now available. You can find it under ‘Dissemination – Project Reports & Papers’.

12th Annual ESPAnet Conference 2014 in Oslo, Norway: «Beyond the Crisis in Europe – New Opportunities for reconciling sustainability. Equality and economic robustness» – Stream 15 chaired by COPE members

We are happy to announce that Daniel Clegg (UEDIN) and Martin Heidenreich (CETRO) of the COPE team will chair Stream 15 “Poverty, Minimum Income Schemes and Active Inclusion” of the 12th Annual ESPAnet Conference “Beyond the Crisis in Europe – New Opportunities for reconciling sustainability. Equality and economic robustness» in Oslo, Norway this year. For further…