More social investment – but not social rights, standards or integrated poverty strategy based on participation 16/12/2015 – Following our proposals for the Annual Growth Survey (AGS) sent to President Juncker in October, and a press release at the end of last month upon its adoption, this paper sets out EAPN’s fuller response, based on…Details
EAPN’s Annual Policy Conference (09/10/2015), held in partnership with and hosted by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), built on EAPN’s Assessment of the 2015 National Reform Programmes, giving evidence that poverty and participation must be put at the heart of the European Semester. The conference was opened by President Martin Schulz (video included…Details
3/12/2015 – EAPN welcomes the proposal by the European Commission for a Recommendation on long-term unemployment as useful and timely. While a number of positive elements are put forward, we feel that some of these could have been further explored and complemented, and some important dimensions of the challenge have been overlooked.
EAPN has been getting political in 2018, and daring! Despite high level political commitments (SDGs, EPSR, EU2020) on tackling poverty, inequality and social exclusion, we still see 113 million EU citizens living at risk of poverty and social exclusion. Despite numerous EU Treaties recognising combating poverty and social exclusion as a specific goal for the…Details
AGS 2019: Increase in social rights and participation but more needed to rebalance economic and social goals!
Today the European Commission adopted the Annual Growth Survey 2019 (AGS) as part of the Autumn Package. EAPN is actively engaging in the ‘European Semester,’ at EU and national level, as the main EU process for economic and social coordination in order to achieve a reduction in poverty, social exclusion and to implement the Pillar…Details
Final declaration of European Movement – Italy for a democratic, united and inclusive Europe | CILAP EAPN Italy
CILAP EAPN ITALIA is a member of the European Movement and the CILAP President, Nicoletta Teodosi, was elected to the European Presidency’s office in the last assembly. The Final Declaration of the movement has been presented on 16th of November. Starting from an analysis of the main economic, political and social issues in the country,…Details
On 7 and 8 November 2018, the 17th European Meeting of People Experiencing Poverty (PeP) is taking place in Brussels. The Meeting, organised by the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) with the support of the EU Commission and the EAPN Fund, and with the participation of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union,…Details
Specific objectives: To build common a common understanding among participants on EAPN’s campaign around European Parliament (EP) election To consolidate participants knowledge on the EP elections campaign; To enable participants to gain skills, awareness and confidence to campaign on EP elections To support participants to develop specific campaign actions that they will implement their own…Details
As part of its policy orientation work within the ASSIST2GETHER project, EAPN organises on Monday, 22nd of October the first meeting of the European Vulnerable Consumers Steering Committee (VCSC). The main objectives of the meeting are: Share the project results and raise awareness on the project activities; Discuss the state of the art on legislation and policies impacting on energy…Details
EAPN Portugal On the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty – 17 October, EAPN Portugal has reinforced the visibility of its action by developing a set of initiatives to make the date a real milestone in the fight against poverty and social exclusion in Portugal as well as promoting the participation…Details
Brussels, 17 October 2018 – On 17 October 2018, the UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) calls on the EU to MAKE EUROPE POVERTY FREE! In Brussels as well as in several other cities in Europe, the message “Nobody deserves less, everybody benefits” #EUPovertyFree was projected on big…Details
AGS 2019: Leave a real Social Triple A legacy! Ensure the AGS 2019 prioritizes implementing Social Rights and the meaningful participation of Civil Society! EAPN’s new President, Carlos Susias wrote to President Juncker this week, asking him to ensure concrete results for Social Europe as his legacy, by making the Annual Growth Survey 2019, a driver for…Details
EAPN presents its assessment of the 2018 National Reform Programmes in terms of poverty: Make participation a driver for social rights. This Report provides a synthesis of EAPN members’ assessment of their 2018 National Reform Programmes. It considers how far Member States have pursued policies which contribute to key social targets of Europe 2020 (poverty, employment and…Details