Working Yet Poor

The Working and Yet Poor (WorkYP) is a project financed under The Horizon2020 scheme that will start on the 1st of February 2020 and will end in 2023. The sole focus of this project is the study of the increasing social trend of working people at risk of below the poverty line.  This project aims…

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Delivering Agenda 2030 – For People and Planet | EAPN Proposals for a post Europe 2020 Strategy

EAPN presents its position paper on Delivering Agenda 2030 for people and the planet – EAPN Proposals for a Post Europe 2020 strategy the European Semester  – a set of priorities for the European Commission and EU institutions to create a strategy promoting effective rights-based social and sustainable development. The elections of the new European…

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Slovenian Anti-Poverty Network

EAPN Slovenia recently joined our network (EAPN General Assembly, September 2019, Helsinki) “Slovenia is currently tackling many issues in regard to poverty and social exclusion, thus we want to establish stronger network and build strong alliances! We hope to achieve relevant changes in the society due to the fact that we gathered enthusiastic NGOs and…

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The role of power, politics and participation in eradicating poverty in Europe | EAPN Seminar

On 16 September 2019, European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) with the Finnish Anti-Poverty Network EAPN-Fin, the EU2019FI, BIBU– Tackling Biases and Bubbles in Participation -research project and SOSTE Finnish Federation for Social Affairs and Health held a seminar on the role of power, politics and participation in eradicating poverty in Europe in the framework of the…

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AGS 2020: Move from Aspiration to Inspiration on Social Rights and Poverty Reduction | Letter to President Juncker and Von Der Leyen

EAPN has written to the President of the European Commission to ensure the AGS 2020 continues its progress towards a more balanced social/economic/environmental strategy delivering on poverty, social rights + participation. We underline 10 key messages for the 2020 Annual Growth Survey, building on our exchanges with our members on their findings this year and…

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Become a Volunteer Interpreter for the 2019 European Meeting of People Experiencing Poverty

The European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) is seeking VOLUNTEER INTERPRETERS for the 18th European Meeting of People experiencing Poverty (PeP) organized in Brussels at the Crowne Plaza (Rue Gineste 3) on 18 – 19 November 2019. This meeting gathers people experiencing poverty from all over Europe and gives them the opportunity to communicate and share their…

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17 October – International Day for the Eradication of Poverty | Beyond the Data

Finland Check out the info graphics produced by EAPN Finland based on their Poverty Watch! Latvia EAPN-Latvia organized a discussion on the 17th of October in the House of European Union in Riga. Several topics will be discussed such as the need of a decent income for all population groups, access to education, access to…

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Going Beyond the Data – the realities of poverty in Europe | EP Roundtable 16 October 2019

On 16 October 2019, the eve of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 17 October, the European Parliament’s MEPs Cindy Franssen (EPP) and Pierfrancesco Majorino (S&D) and EAPN hosted a Roundtable on the reality of poverty in Europe, organised together with ATD Fourth World, the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) & Emmaus…

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