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Mary Lou McDonald MEP to host homelessness conference in European Parliament

20 May, 2005

Sinn Féin National Chairperson and MEP for Dublin Mary Lou McDonald will host a major anti-homelessness conference in conjunction with FEANTSA (the European Federation of National Organisations working with the Homeless). The conference is entitled: "What action is Europe taking to tackle homelessness?"

The day long conference will be held at the European Parliament in Brussels this coming Monday (23rd May 2005) and will be attended by over 100 people from approximately 30 countries, including representatives of the European Parliament, Commission, national parliaments and NGO organisations from across Europe.

Ms McDonald will be joined at the conference by Arthur Morgan TD, party spokesperson on Environment and Local Government and Employment and Fra McCann MLA, party spokesperson on Housing.

Ms McDonald will also join the panel of a lunchtime press conference on Monday the 23rd of May, organized by FEANTSA 2005. European Parliament: Eastman Building, Room Eastman 300 (Parc Leopold), 12h15 - 12h45

For press packs / press releases

Seminar May 2005/Press release EP seminar May 2005.pdf> or information on Parliament accreditation: [email protected]

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