DAY 32, BUS 1: STRUMICA, MACEDONIA

Friday 25th of May is a bank holiday in Macedonia, we parked the bus next to a public park in Strumica, where people enjoyed the sun, the shadow and the EMIN bus. The Mayor of Strumica, several Council Members and the Secretary of State of the Ministry of Labour and…
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DAY 31, BUS 1: THESSALONIKI, GREECE

We had a very full rich day yesterday in Thessaloniki. In the morning, there was a discussion  organised by Praxis, member of EAPN Greece with  representatives of different municipalities, NGOs service providers. They described the community centers, organised by the municipalities, offering services to homeless people, drug users, refugees, Roma……
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DAY 29: BUS 1, ATHENS, GREECE

Bus 1 is visiting Greece now, particularly interesting! We stayed in Athens yesterday, in an area that used to be very vivid, with lots of shops, restaurants… Sad to see so many empty buildings and closed doors nowadays. Fortunately, there are some signs of hope too, and new people (often…
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DAY 12-13, BUS 1: CROSSING BORDERS, ZAGREB, CROATIA

“We left behind a very wet Slovenia and crossed the border into Croatia Saturday morning. We were delighted to be joined by Maria from the Croatian team on the bus, and we met with Andrea from the Croatian team at the accommodation in Zagreb. We then explored the beautiful city of Zagreb,…
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DAY 11, BUS 1: LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA

On the eve of elections in Slovenia, we heard from a panel of politicians yesterday from 11 different parties across the political spectrum on the social status quo. They painted a sobering picture of the all-too related worlds of work, social assistance, the minimum wage and poverty in the country.…
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DAY 10, BUS 1: KLAGENFURT, AUSTRIA

Yesterday the #eminbus 1 first stopped in Klagenfurt in the southern province of Austria (Carinthia). The stop was organized together with the regional Anti-Poverty Network in Carinthia.

DAY 10, BUS 1: LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA

Last night the team of #eminbus 1 joined the EAPN Network Slovenian forum theatre performance “Everthing or nothing’’ in Ljubiana on the topic of precarious work-which was very inspiring. The event was moderated by stand-up comedian and EMIN ambassador, Mr. Andrej Težak Tešky.

DAY 9, BUS 1: VIENNA Federal Chancellery, AUSTRIA

Yesterday our bus stopped in front of the federal chancellery and the office of the Austrian federal president at the Ballhausplatz. Together with People Experiencing Poverty and members of the Austrian Network we symbolically tied a “social net” which includes adaequate minimum income and had a foto-action with some media…
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DAY 8, BUS 1 : VIENNA, AUSTRIA

1st of May EMIN special in Vienna! Bus 1 has the splendid company of Chilifish – ‘The World sharpest band!’ We meet wonderful people here, some of them born and living in Vienna, but also tourists and a lot of people from eastern European countries, working and living in Austria.

DAY 7, BUS 1: LINZ, AUSTRIA

Full programme in Linz, Austria, today! Bus 1 took part in the ‘Actionday on Unemployment Day’ activities, together with our colleagues from ‘Budget Beratung Osterreich’, working on Reference Budgets in Linz, and several other organisations!