EAPN EU 2021 Poverty Watch Report

This EU Poverty Watch report aims to capture the main findings, messages and recommendations from 21 Poverty Watches produced by our members. These reports start from the reality of people experiencing poverty and the perspectives of the NGOs that work with them. They aim to monitor key trends and policy, raise awareness about the reality for people experiencing poverty and…

Preliminary recommendations for Member States to tackle in-work poverty | EAPN’s presentation to the WorkYP conference

The European anti-Poverty Network, as a partner of the Working Yet Poor project (WorkYP), is currently working on a report that will identify policy priorities and feasible actions that Member States should adopt to tackle in-work poverty. The policy recommendations will primarily draw upon the comparative analysis carried out by the University of Frankfurt, as…

SOS Citizens of Ukraine | EAPN Statement

Brussels, 24 February 2022   The Executive Committee of the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) strongly voices its most absolute rejection of any type of war and its justifications. EAPN urges the European Union and its national leaders to -among the possible decisions of today’s meeting-  agree on preventive and organizational measures to deal with the situation in which thousands of people…

Right to Energy Forum 2022

As one of the co-founding members of the Right to Energy Coalition, EAPN was honoured to launch the Right to Energy Forum 2022, together with the European Public Service Unions (EPSU) and Friends of the Earth Europe. We presented the new EAPN-EPSU briefing on the right to affordable, clean energy for all Europeans, during the…

Will the new Energy Performance of Buildings Directive eradicate energy poverty?

The European Commission released a new proposal to boost renovation and decarbonisation of residential, non-residential, and public buildings.  Ahead of the publication, EAPN together with 44 organisations urged the EU to deliver on its commitments to tackle energy poverty in the Renovation Wave strategy. Amongst our joint calls to action, we highlighted the need for…