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.
The European Minimum Income Network (EMIN) presented its latest report in the European Parliament on Tuesday 19 February, at an event hosted by Jean Lambert MEP, Greens, with the participation of Georgi Pirinski MEP, Social and Democrats and Enrique Calvet Chambon MEP, ALDE, and Katalin Szatmari, European Commission. The Report outlines key activities and developments in relation to Minimum Income in…Details
While poverty and social issues in general have been gaining more and more visibility at the EU level, including in the European Semester, with the adoption of the European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR) and the Social Fairness Package, we still believe that there is too much focus on employment as the main way out…Details
The next European elections taking place on 23-26 May 2019 will give all EU adult citizens the opportunity to select who will represent them in the European Parliament. Help shape Europe’s future and vote! Today, we call upon all political parties and all candidates for the European Parliament Elections to commit to securing a Social and Sustainable Europe,…Details
Getting results on poverty and the Social Pillar | EAPN Response to the Annual Growth Survey Package 2019
On 21 November, the European Commission adopted its ‘Autumn Package’, including the Annual Growth Survey (AGS) 2019 and the Draft Joint Employment Report (JER). On the occasion, EAPN published an immediate Response Statement: Increase in social rights and participation but more needed to balance economic and social goals. EAPN now presents its full analysis of the…Details
The European Parliament’s Intergroup Fighting Against Poverty organised a meeting jointly with EAPN on 29 January 2019 in Brussels to present and exchange on EAPN’s 2018 Poverty Watch reports. The event “Poverty Watch: The reality of poverty and social exclusion in the EU” discussed the state of play on poverty in the EU in 2018 and…Details
The European Parliament’s Intergroup Fighting Against Poverty and EAPN organise an exchange on the European Anti-Poverty Network’s 2018 Poverty Watch Reports. The event “Poverty Watch: The reality of poverty and social exclusion in the EU” will be held on Tuesday 29 January 2019, from 13h00 to 15h00 at the European Parliament in Brussels, room ASP 5E3. “The problem is not…Details
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