On 2 October, the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council formally adopted the European Parliament and Council decision making 2010 the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion. Actions for the Year will be organized at Community and national level and could include: meetings and events; information, promotional and educational campaigns; the carrying out of surveys and studies.The European Commission is responsible for co-operation and implementation at Community level. The Strategic Framework Document includes the priorities and guidelines for 2010 European Year activities.
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