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…

Getting Results on Poverty and the Social Pillar? | EAPN Response to the Annual Growth Survey Package 2018

EAPN presents its full analysis of the 2018 Annual Growth Survey (AGS) and Draft Joint Employment Report. This follows a letter to President Juncker presenting EAPN’s proposals for the AGS 2018, which were based on our members’ review of the Semester and the NRPs 2017. Following the launch of the AGS 2018 in November, EAPN published an immediate Press Release:…

What does the future of Europe hold for people experiencing poverty? | EAPN GA 2017 Final Declaration

Almost 100 delegates of the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN), representing 31 National Networks and 13 European Organisations met in Dublin, on October 21, at our annual General Assembly.  The meeting started with an exciting opening panel and discussion on ‘The Future of Europe for people experiencing poverty, and EAPN’s role in making this future brighter’.  We wish…

European Semester Alliance Letter on the Annual Growth Survey 2017

The European Semester Alliance, a broad coalition bringing together 18 major EU civil society organisations (CSOs) and trade unions, has written a joint letter to key EU Commissioners as a follow up to the Annual Growth Survey 2017 (AGS). In this letter civil society organisations welcome the progress the European Commission has made towards the Annual…

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Seminar hosted in the European Parliament: Can the Semester help build a better Social Europe?

The event Can the Semester help build a better Social Europe? is jointly hosted by the European Anti-Poverty Network with Sergio Gutiérrez Prieto (MEP, S&D). The seminar aims to review how well the European Semester and Europe 2020 is working in terms of its delivery on social rights, poverty and participation and to debate what changes…

Children cannot wait: 7 priority actions to protect all refugee and migrant children | Joint statement from 78 organisations

78 organisations active in the field of children’s rights strongly welcome that this year’s European Forum on the Rights of the Child focuses on protecting children in migration. Children represent a significant proportion of migrants and refugees. At least 1 in 3 people arriving to Greece by sea in 2016 were children. In the same year, the…