Tag Archives: Italy

Italy: Campaign in Campania seeks ten thousand signatures for basic income

Ten thousand signatures in 120 days: this is the goal of the campaign for the guaranteed minimum income that draws on a wide network of social forces intended to reach those in the Italian region Campania. The maximum amount of money being petitioned for is 7,000 euro per year, equivalent to 583 euro per month. Among the requirements the petition

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ROME, ITALY: International day for the eradication of poverty, October 17, 2015

Several initiatives took place throughout Italy on the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, held on October 17 this year. A public event in Rome tackled the theme of “Equal social dignity”. A common document was signed by a number of civil society organizations and activist groups, including Basic Income Network Italy (BIN Italy), BIEN’s Italian

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ROME, ITALY: Finale of “100 days for a dignity income”, June 30, 2015

On June 30 this year, the Italian campaign “100 days for a dignity income” ended with a public meeting in Rome, with the participation of representatives from civil society organizations and activist groups behind the campaign, and several MPs. Basic Income Network Italy (BIN Italy), BIEN’s Italian chapter, was among the campaign organizers. 70,000 signatures were collected to ask the

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ITALY: Basic Income Network Italy in parliamentary commission hearing about GMI

On March 26 this year, representatives of the Basic Income Network Italy (BIN Italy) were heard by the Labour Commission of the Italian Senate, one of the houses of parliament, about the possibility of introducing a national guaranteed minimum income (GMI). The Commission has been discussing this issue for some time, as various draft bills in favor of a GMI

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ITALY: Public Gatherings in 200 Squares Across Italy, June 2015

Note: we are reporting on a past event. June 6, 2015 was promoted as the national day “for a guaranteed income and dignity” within the campaign “100 days for a guaranteed income and for dignity”. There were about 200 squares across Italy that had public initiatives and banquets for the collection of signatures and meetings with citizens to ask the Italian

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Italy: PESCARA Citizen’s Income: a proposal for Italy and Europe, November 23, 2015

Will be held on Monday November 23, 2015, at Aurum in Largo Gardone Riviera, Pescara from 10:00 to 13:00 AM, an information and training session entitled “Citizen’s Income: a proposal for Italy and Europe” promoted by the Regional Federation of AICCRE Abruzzo and the Department for Equal Opportunities of the City of Pescara. The day’s program will include: Damiana Guarascio

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Italy: CERVIA Debate about a guaranteed income, November 14, 2015

A debate will be held Saturday, November 14, 2015 in Piazza XXV Aprile in Cervia, at 9:45 am entitled “The right for a Guaranteed minimum income.” At the debate will be: Roberta Fantozzi (National Secretariat PRC); Riberto Neri (Provincial Secretary UIL); Hon. Giovanni Paglia (Parliamentary SEL); Luca Santini (President BIN Italy); Raffaella Sensoli (Regional Councillor M5S). The coordinator of the initiative

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ITALY: Friuli-Venezia Giulia region introduces a minimum income experiment

The center-left government of the Italian region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia is about to roll out a minimum income experiment – the actual wording used in the legislation is “measures of active inclusion and income support”. It was approved in June by the regional parliament. The cabinet finalized the implementation guidelines at the end of September. This is far from a

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ITALY: Max Weber Multidisciplinary Conference on The Future of Basic Income Research

On the 26th and 27th of June 2015, in Badia Fiesolana, Florenza, Italy, a conference in Italy attempted to answer one complex question: what is the future of Basic Income (BI) research? The conference at the European University Institute approached this question through a variety of lenses, from philosophy to economics, and attempted to intersect these various disciplines. “Moving away from

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Giuliano Battiston, “Guy Standing: “Il reddito di cittadinanza per vincere la sfida contro il precariato” [Guy Standing: “Citizen’s Income to overcome the challenge facing the Precariat”]”

Language: Italian Giuliano Battiston, “Guy Standing: ‘Il reddito di cittadinanza per vincere la sfida contro il precariato’ [Guy Standing: ‘Citizen’s Income to overcome the challenge facing the Precariat’]“, La Repubblica, 28 April 2015

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