Key action areas

Through the EAPN Services Group, in 2007/8 we have taken action on the following areas: 1) Monitoring the impact of the Services Directive on people experiencing poverty EAPN has developed an EAPN explainer and a Glossary on the Services Directive, explaining the specific relevant of the Services Directive and analysing the likely impact on EAPN…

EAPN’s key concerns

The refusal of the EU to establish a strong horizontal framework on all Services of General Interest as a balance to the liberalization of the market through the Services Directive and other sectoral initiatives. The unwillingness to affirm the overarching priority of a social Europe = guaranteeing the implementation of universal services obligations (accessible, affordable,…