Her Majesty Queen Sofia awards EAPN-Spain the Golden Cross of the Civil Order of Social Solidarity 2008 for the quality of its work in fighting poverty and exclusion and in promoting participation of people at social risk.
EAPN Ireland has been invited to participate in the Advisory Group to the National Implementation Body (NIB) for the Year in Ireland.
The project is coordinated by REAPN (EAPN Portugal) and involves 5 partners: UREI – Languedoc/Roussillon, CARITAS Romania, EAPN Bulgaria, Belgium and Spain. It is supported by the ILO learning platform CIARIS and EAPN Europe.
In preparation for 2010, the European year against poverty, the Italian Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs has appointed EAPN Italia (CILAP) to carry out a project.
EAPN Poland is now on the web. It recently launched its brand new website: http://www.eapn.org.pl/. Pay it a visit!
EAPN Ireland: “The fight for equality and social inclusion is undermined by the loss of The Equality Authority Chief Executive”
EAPN Ireland said on 12 December that it is deeply saddened that Mr Niall Crowley has been forced into the position of resigning as Chief Executive of The Equality Authority.
Launch of EAPN Ireland’s video on the experience of the Irish delegation at the 7th European Meeting of People Experiencing Poverty
On 25 November EAPN Ireland launched its DVD of the Irish delegation to the 7th European Meeting of People Experiencing Poverty in Brussels in May 2008.
The European Social Model will be at the heart of the awareness raising project.
The substantial grant will support their work in the run up to and during the 2010 European Year Against Poverty and Social Exclusion.
Social effects of the financial crisis and active inclusion at the heart of the EAPN Spain’s general assembly
The delegates stressed the opportunity, provided by the current situation, to redouble efforts in the fight against poverty and for the greatest guarantee of social rights.