We’re Hiring! | Communications and Events Trainee

Join our team! Do you have a passion for communications and events work, and for the fight against poverty and social exclusion? Join us or spread the word! EAPN is looking for a full-time Communications and Events Trainee from April 2022 until December 2022, under the framework of the ‘convention d’immersion professionnelle’. Purpose of the role:  To support…

A Socially Just and Poverty-Proof Green Deal | EAPN Capacity Building Report

Fifty million households around Europe are currently suffering from energy poverty. This means they cannot sufficiently light, heat or cool their homes. Energy poverty is rooted in structural causes – which span across the current economic, energy, climate, taxation, social, employment, welfare, health, and housing policies. The main drivers of energy poverty are low income,…

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…

Social and Labour Aspects of the Just Transition towards Climate Neutrality | EAPN Position Paper

For the preparation of the proposal for a Council Recommendation on a fair transition towards climate neutrality, the European Commission launched a consultation process with civil society organisations active in the areas of social rights and labour policies, in the last trimester of 2021. In the first section of this position paper, EAPN sets out…

Participatory Democracy: Designing the Social Europe of the Future | EAPN Greece

EAPN Greece is active within the “Foundations for Futures Europe” project.  This 6-member partnership (Ireland: Maynooth University, Sweden: URKRAFT, Ireland: EAPN Ireland, Hungary: Pécs University, Serbia: Novi Sad University, Greece: EAPN Greece aims to develop a network of Higher Education and Civil Society (NGOs) Partners to engage citizens in debates and discussion groups around the future…

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Briefing on guaranteeing the Right to Affordable Clean Energy for all Europeans | EAPN-EPSU

Together with EPSU (the European Public Service Unions) we contributed to the Briefing: the Right to Affordable Clean Energy for all Europeans! Energy poverty is already affecting over 50 million Europeans, and this number is growing frighteningly fast. Equal access to clean and affordable energy must be guaranteed within the EU transition towards climate neutrality…

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…