2019

17th October action: EAPN launched the campaign #BeyondTheData that aimed to show the realities hidden behind the numbers. As part of the celebration, EAPN hosted an EP Roundtable on the reality of poverty in Europe.   18th Meeting of People Experiencing Poverty: The theme of the 18th PEP Meeting was The Time is Now. 

2018

17th European Meeting of People Experiencing Poverty: “Poverty & Access to Education: let’s make education a way out of poverty! Over a hundred people experiencing poverty from 30 European countries prepared around this topic and came in Brussels on 7-8 November to share their knowledge and experience with each other, and with EU decision-makers.   …

2017

Launch the EMIN 2: In the follow-up of EMIN 1 (2013-2014), EAPN coordinated the second phase of the European Minimum Income Network, EMIN 2, for the period 2017-2018. The overall aim of EMIN 2 project was the progressive realisation of the right to adequate, accessible and enabling Minimum Income Schemes for people of working age.…

2016

EAPN becomes an active member of SDG Watch Europe: SGD Watch Europe is a EU-level, cross-sectorial CSO alliance of NGOs from development, environment, social, human rights and other sectors. Its goal is to hold governments to account for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SGD’s).   EAPN Task Forces: Poverty and…

2015

EAPN Task Forces: Social Innovation: Measuring the impact of the 20% ESF allocated to the fight against poverty: Two important efforts of EAPN to follow these areas or work. Unfortunately, on both cases, and due to different visions amongst the members about the relevance and focus of the theme’s, there weren’t big achievements as outputs.…

2014

EAPN Task Force on Troika programmes and impact: This Task Force played an important role for the EAPN reflection around the devastating impact of the Troika intervention in different countries. The Task Force issued a quite impressive report called “Lifeboat or Life sentence?” EAPN campaign towards the European Parliament Elections: “Electing champions for a social…

2013

Hiring of the 3rd Director: Barbara Helffrich (Germany) and she will stay as Director for three years (2013-2016) EMIN Project: The EMIN was a two-year project (2013-2014) funded by the European Commission, in line with the European Commission’s Active Inclusion Recommendation of 2008, the Europe 2020 Strategy and in the context of the European Platform…

2012

EAPN campaign EU Money for Poverty Reduction NOW! From June 2012 till November 2013, EAPN with 19 other social NGOs ran the CampaignEU Money for Poverty Reduction NOW! to back the European Commission’s proposal, welcomed by all social NGOs and also supported by the European Parliament, to allocate: 25% of the Cohesion Policy budget to the European…

2011

Establishment of the EAPN Fund: This fund, with the support of the King Badouin Foundation (KBF), has as main objectives: Ensuring the development of EAPN and its National Networksas a strong alliance of anti-poverty NGOs. Supporting the anti-poverty workof EAPN to increase the impact of participation of people experiencing poverty in all matters and policies that affect them and…