Ireland EMIN Conference 07/10: Register for the Round table on an action plan for adequate income

This 7 October 2014, 9.30am to 1.15pm, in the European Parliament Information Office in Ireland, Molesworth Street, Dublin. This Round Table will discuss how to develop an effective minimum income scheme – the basic safety-net welfare payments – and how to build support for this. Specifically, we are seeking your views on a draft ‘road map’ to an adequate and effective minimum income for Ireland which will be distributed to participants before the meeting.

This will build on the late 2013 Report on Minimum Income in Ireland.

This round table is one of a series of meetings in 30 European countries under the European Minimum Income Network (EMIN), a two year project (2013-2014) funded by the European Commission to consider the steps needed to deliver adequate and accessible minimum income schemes in EU Member States.

It will also consider an example from another EU country and a proposed roadmap for a European initiative on minimum income.

To register, please fill in the form here below and send it to

The easiest way is to copy and paste the information below into your email. For the Programme, see further below on this page.

I will attend the EMIN Round Table on 7 October (please mark):  YES / NO

Name:             ______________________________

Organisation: ______________________________

Address:          ______________________________

Telephone:     ______________________________

Email:              ______________________________

Specific needs, including access, diet etc:   ______________________________


9.30 Tea, coffee, registration  
9.45 Welcome and introduction to the EMIN project in Ireland and across Europe
10.00 Minimum Income in Ireland

  • Adequacy: is it enough?
  • Coverage: who is covered?
  • Take-up: how to access it
10.20 Minimum Income – International example
10.30 Proposed Roadmap to an adequate Minimum Income Scheme in Ireland

  • Context
  • Content
  • Winning support
11.00 Tea/coffee
11.15 discussing

  • Content
  • Winning support
12.30 A European Initiative on Minimum Income:

Presentation of the European Minimum Income Roadmap

12.45 Discussion of the European Roadmap
12.40 Closing
1.15 LUNCH

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