Showcase of the 3 decades

3 decades of EAPN

Origin of EAPN The creation of the anti poverty network is the result of a convergence of interests on the part of the NGOs themselves and on the part of the European Commission. On the part of NGOs, there was an increased awareness in the nineteen eighties of the European dimension of the fight against…

2011-2020 | EAPN

2011 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… Read more 2012…

2001-2010 | EAPN

2001 2001 1st People experiencing poverty EU meeting: When the Lisbon Strategy was approved, EAPN made all the efforts possible to include in the Open Method of Coordination an annual European meeting of people experiencing poverty formally as part of the process. However it was not possible to reach the necessary political… Read more 2002…

1990-2000 | EAPN

All 1975 Key events 3 EU Anti-Poverty Programmes (1975-1993) These programs were the result of an important achievement: the recognition that the fight against poverty and social exclusion should be a competence of the EU. As a sequence to the oil crisis in 1973 and its devastating consequences in several countries, the European Economic Community…