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…

Energy Poverty: Second meeting of the European Vulnerable Consumers Steering Committee

On Monday 17 June, EAPN organised the second meeting of the European Vulnerable Consumers Steering Committee (VCSC) at the European Economic and Social Committee. This meeting, organised as part of EAPN’s policy orientation work within the ASSIST2GETHER project, gathered different European experts to discuss and exchange about how to tackle energy poverty in Europe. The main objectives of the…

Make EU Poverty Free: Our European Parliament Elections Campaign

The European elections that took place on 23-26 May 2019 gave all EU adult citizens the opportunity to select who will represent them in the European Parliament and this way shaped Europe’s future! We called upon all political parties and all candidates for the European Parliament Elections to commit to securing a Social and Sustainable…

Capacity Building: EAPN Basic Training, 27 September 2018, Vienna

Specific objectives: To build common a common understanding among participants on EAPN’s campaign around European Parliament (EP) election To consolidate participants knowledge on the EP elections campaign; To enable participants to gain skills, awareness and confidence to campaign on EP elections To support participants to develop specific campaign actions that they will implement their own…

First Meeting of the European Vulnerable Consumers Steering Committee

As part of its policy orientation work within the ASSIST2GETHER project, EAPN organises on Monday, 22nd of October the first meeting of the European Vulnerable Consumers Steering Committee (VCSC).  The main objectives of the meeting are: Share the project results and raise awareness on the project activities; Discuss the state of the art on legislation and policies impacting on energy…

Capacity Building: EAPN Basic training, 19-20 Oct. 2017, Dublin

Specific objectives: To provide a space for participants to build common understanding on what genuine, transformative participation is To critically reflect on their participative work at the national level; To equip participants with new participative methods they can use to engage people experiencing poverty in the work of NNs To stimulate participants to learn from…

Task Force on Advocating for a Human Rights approach to Migration, Refugees and Asylum seekers

This Task Force comes under both Objective 1.2 and Objective 2.2 of the EAPN Strategic Plan. Objective 1.1: EAPN will work to ensure that the Europe 2020 Strategy, the Platform against Poverty and the Social Inclusion strategy (Social OMC) deliver progress to effectively mainstream social concerns and to reduce poverty and inequality. Objective 1.2: EAPN…