Fighting against poverty and precarity in Europe: What is the proposal of European basic income advocates ?
How can the EU provide an answer to the upheavals of the labour market? While 40% of employers have difficulty finding candidates with the appropriate skills, precarious employment continues to rise. The next European elections are in May, 2019. It's time...
Who are, who should be our allies in the struggle for basic income? The weekend in Göteborg, Sweden 23-25 March 2018 will include a public meeting, seminars, workshops and our annual General Assembly.
In connection with the 2017 BIEN Congress, Unconditional Basic Income Europe held a General Assembly on 24 September in Lisbon. Beyond discussing organisational issues like on the budget, the relationship to BIEN and the question if we want to introduce membership...
A representative survey found that 58% of Germans think that the introduction of an Unconditional Basic Income is a sensible idea – with some reservations, depending on how the concept is presented.
This year’s BIEN (Basic Income Earth Network) Congress in Lisbon (25-27 September), saw UBIE (Unconditional Basic Income Europe) sponsor a workshop entitled “How can Basic Income activism and research support each other?”
The 17th BIEN Congress in Lisbon was the first to be linked to a meeting of Unconditional Basic Income Europe: A great opportunity for both organisations to learn from each other.
The next meeting of Unconditional Basic Income Europe will be held in Lisbon, Portugal on Sunday, 24th September 2017, one day before the start of the 17th BIEN Congress.
The charming city of Ljubljana hosted an inspiring meeting of European basic income experts and activists end of July.
What are the implications of the elections in France and the UK for the basic income movement in Europe? Interview with Aurélie Hampel, UBIE board member and basic income activist from France, and Barb Jacobson, former chair of UBIE and coordinator of Basic Income UK.
A new European Parliament resolution on the collaborative economy fails to answer how social rights can be safeguarded in this sector. Only basic income can do this, says UBIE.
With your help, we can put unconditional basic income on the agenda of the European Union in 2017. Support UBIE now!
After an inspirational series of meetings in London 24-26 March, the new board of UBIE gets ready for a busy year ahead.
The success of Benoît Hamon in the French socialist primary is also a big win for the idea of basic income – people want to place it on the top of the political agenda now.
2016 could go down as the breakthrough year for the basic income movement worldwide. Let’s celebrate that!
The first ever Nordic conference on Basic Income Pilots, took place in the historical setting of Christiansborg, the Danish parliament building in the very centre of Copenhagen.
The European Parliament’s Research Service (EPRS) just released a well-balanced briefing paper on basic income, which outlines the state of play in Europe.
Swiss people have a vanguard reputation when it comes to progressive social ideas. Last Sunday, the whole world was watching as they went to the polls on the question of unconditional basic income.
In May 2016, a conference took place in Hamburg with the aim of initiating a dialogue between unconditional basic income and degrowth.
In February 2016, an important conference was held in Lisbon, Portugal that brought together national and international speakers, received a large amount of media attention and was organized by multiple partnering organizations.
Interviews and lectures from the conference in Maastricht are now available on the event’s website.