Poverty Watch: The reality of poverty and social exclusion in the EU | The summary report is out !

The European Parliament’s Intergroup Fighting Against Poverty organised a meeting jointly with EAPN on 29 January 2019 in Brussels to present and exchange on EAPN’s 2018 Poverty Watch reports. The event “Poverty Watch: The reality of poverty and social exclusion in the EU” discussed the state of play on poverty in  the EU in 2018 and…

Poverty Watch: The reality of poverty and social exclusion in the EU | 29 January 2019 in Brussels

The European Parliament’s Intergroup Fighting Against Poverty and EAPN organise an exchange on the European Anti-Poverty Network’s 2018 Poverty Watch Reports. The event “Poverty Watch: The reality of poverty and social exclusion in the EU” will be held on Tuesday 29 January 2019, from 13h00 to 15h00 at the European Parliament in Brussels, room ASP 5E3. “The problem is not…

Support the current and future generation of anti-poverty activists! | EAPN Fundraising Campaign

EAPN has been getting political in 2018, and daring! Despite high level political commitments (SDGs, EPSR, EU2020) on tackling poverty, inequality and social exclusion, we still see 113 million EU citizens living at risk of poverty and social exclusion. Despite numerous EU Treaties recognising combating poverty and social exclusion as a specific goal for the…

AGS 2019: Increase in social rights and participation but more needed to rebalance economic and social goals!

Today the European Commission adopted the Annual Growth Survey 2019 (AGS) as part of the Autumn Package. EAPN is actively engaging in the ‘European Semester,’ at EU and national level, as the main EU process for economic and social coordination in order to achieve a reduction in poverty, social exclusion and to implement the Pillar…

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The 17th European Meeting of People Experiencing Poverty is about to start !

On 7 and 8 November 2018, the 17th European Meeting of People Experiencing Poverty (PeP) is taking place in Brussels. The Meeting, organised by the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) with the support of the EU Commission and the EAPN Fund, and with the participation of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union,…

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…

EAPN is looking for two interns!

Do you have a solid background in Communication and Administration work, as well as a passion for fighting poverty and social exclusion and building a better, more inclusive Europe? Come and join our team at the European Anti-Poverty Network! We are looking for a Communication and Administration intern. See here for a full descriptions of…

Commission proposal promises sustainability but continues funding contradictory policies! | Joint PR

Budapest, Brussels, Prague – Yesterday the European Commission published its proposal for the next EU budget after 2020, the Multiannual Financial Framework. Civil society organisations within the People’s Budget campaign [1] call on Member States to translate the Commission’s pitch into the bold proposal that Europe needs for a brighter future.  The Commission’s proposed framework for…