Taking action to fight child poverty! EAPN, Eurochild and UNICEF together in Dublin

In Dublin, on 10-11 April 2013, EAPN, Eurochild and UNICEF organised a political roundtable and advocacy seminar “Taking action to fight child poverty and to promote child well-being”. This was also the occasion for EAPN and Eurochild to present their explainer on child poverty and well-being in the EU, and for Unicef to present their Report Card 11 on child well-being.

EAPN Attends EAPN France conference on the Right to Food

21/03 – EAPN was present in Montpellier during the annual conference organised by EAPN France together with Supagro and INRA (French University and Research Institute on Agronomy) dedicated to Right to Food in Montpellier. During this conference, Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food outlined the challenges and ways forward to make this right operational in the Member States.

The Water Campaign: OVER 1 MILLION SIGNATURES COLLECTED! but required numbers per country! – Help us Sign and Spread the petition against water privatization!

Many millions of people continue to be deprived of clean, safe and affordable water and sanitation, even in Europe.

We have managed to collect 1 million signatures,  but for the 1st European Citizens’ Initiative to be put on the European agenda, a minimum of signatures is required per country! Have you also signed it?

EAPN intervenes in Caritas Europa Event – Growing Crisis in Europe – is the EU capable of an effective response?

On 21/02 – Caritas held a significant event in the EESC showcasing the main findings and recommendations of the Caritas Europa Shadow Report on Europe 2020 strategy and the Crisis Monitoring report in Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Spain and Greece. EAPN intervened in the panel chaired by Pierre Baussand, Director of Soial Platform on how the EU can stimulate inclusive growth the European Semester, together with Egbert Holthuis, European Commission, Veronica Lope Fontagné, EPP Rapporteur on the Opinion on the AGS 2013, and Robert Urbé, Policy Coordinator, Caritas Luxembourg. A debate was held at the end of the day on whether the EU is adopting an effective response to the crisis.