24/03/2014- The Danish EMIN conference took place in Copenhagen Friday, September 24 and brought together over 150 participants, most professional, but also people who experience poverty. The conference had three items on the agenda: 1) EMIN Europe presented by Anne van Lancker, minimum incomes in Sweden presented by Johan Holmdahl and in Denmark presented by Per K. Larsen. 2) A young person experiencing homelessness, living on a minimum income, talked about their life and meetings with the Danish authorities. 3) leaders from social NGOs and a private enterprise spoke about good examples on rehabilitation and companies that take social responsibility. In all it was some interesting and inspiring hours.
The conference was organised together with an online newspaper, www.denoffentlige.dk which presented the conference and an article, the conference was also mentioned in a small socialist newspaper, “The Worker” .
You can read more about the conference in the article “4 freedoms for the market – 4 social securities” and in the Danish EMIN report .