8th European Meeting of People experiencing poverty

The 8th Meeting of people experiencing poverty took place in Brussels on 15 and 16 May 2009 and addressed the topics of Housing, Financial Inclusion and Access to Basic Services. The basic purpose of this event is to listen to people experiencing poverty, and to establish a dialogue with policy- and decision-makers in the field of fight against poverty and social exclusion at the European level and at national levels. It is organised by the Czech Presidency of the European Union, with the support of the European Commission and of the European Anti-Poverty Network. 


EAPN releases new publication on participation of people experiencing poverty

{jathumbnail}Small Steps – Big Changes, is the new publication of the European Anti Poverty Network (EAPN) on the participation of people experiencing poverty, launched today in Brussels in presence of Jérôme Vignon, Director, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities of the European Commission, Ludo Horemans, President of EAPN and Zoltane Szvoboda, Hungarian contributor to…

EAPN contributes to major conference on Social Fairness in Sustainable Development

The European Commission organised in Brussels on 24 February a major conference on Social Fairness in Sustainable Development for a Green and Social Europe. The conference gathered policy makers, researchers, representatives of international organisations, social partners and civil society organisations to explore whether and how sustainable development and social cohesion can be achieved simultaneously. 

EAPN’s new Information Officer

After two-and-a-half years as EAPN’s Information Officer, Audrey Gueudet has left to take a position in DG Development. In her time at EAPN, Audrey contributed to increasing EAPN’s visibility through the revised website and stronger contacts with the media. We wish Audrey good luck in her new role and at the same time we welcome…