12th Austrian Poverty Conference | EAPN Austria

The Austrian Anti Poverty Network (“Die Armutskonferenz”) organised their 12th Austrian Poverty Conference in Salzburg from 9 to 11 March. The initial conference topic was Voices against Poverty – Because social inequality and exclusion endanger democracy but given the current situation, there was also an exchange about the consequences of the Corona virus on people…

EAPN Spain’s Microsite on Covid19 | EAPN SPAIN

EAPN Spain created a microsite (in Spanish) on the social impact of the Coronavirus crisis that includes: a detailed analysis of the various social and economic consequences of the Corona virus, very well also highlighting the gender dimension. The statement includes recommendations to the Spanish government and the Autonomous Regions in Spain. It has been shared by social media and was picked…

UN Rapporteur’s confirmation – High poverty rates in Spain a result of political inaction | EAPN SPAIN

We believe at EAPN that fighting poverty is a political choice and that high poverty rates are the clear manifestation of political inaction. Philip Alston, UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, draws the same conclusion upon finishing his fact-finding visit in Spain. Indeed, he noted in his preliminary conclusions that “poverty is…

European Social Fund Award | EAPN Spain

#EmpleandoDigital (#EmployingDigital) project, carried out by the Fundacion Secretariado Gitano and the Spanish Red Cross (two of EAPN Spain’s national NGOs) and cofunded by the Fundación Accenture and the Spanish European Social Fund (Spanish Ministry of Labour, Migrations and Social Security- ESF Managing Authority) has won the ‘European Social Fund’ award under the ‘European Funding…

Final declaration of European Movement – Italy for a democratic, united and inclusive Europe | CILAP EAPN Italy

CILAP EAPN ITALIA is a member of the European Movement and the CILAP President, Nicoletta Teodosi, was elected to the European Presidency’s office in the last assembly. The Final Declaration of the movement has been presented on 16th of November. Starting from an analysis of the main economic, political and social issues in the country,…

Well attended EMIN conference in Zagreb | EAPN Croatia

On 20 February, EAPN Croatia organised, together with their Minimum Income Network partners, a very successful conference on Minimum Income Schemes in Croatia. The debates were very rich, the conference was well attended, and the media coverage was impressive: https://www.24sata.hr/galerija/galerija-518063?page=1&app_model=content.article&pk=5615  http://vijesti.hrt.hr/431112/u-hrvatskoj-svaki-peti-stanovnik-izlozen-riziku-od-siromastv http://balkans.aljazeera.net/vijesti/petina-stanovnika-hrvatske-u-riziku-od-siromastv http://www.index.hr/mobile/clanak.aspx?category=vijesti&id=102721   http://m.vijesti.ba/clanak/394744/hrvatska-svaki-peti-stanovnik-izlozen-siromastvu https://dnevnik.hr/vijesti/hrvatska/svjetski-dan-socijalne-pravde-svaki-peti-stanovnik-hrvatske-izlozen-riziku-od-siromastva—507419.html  https://www.cropix.hr/index.php?menuid=gallery_cropix&gid=115281 http://hr.n1info.com/a282010/Vijesti/U-Hrvatskoj-svaki-peti-stanovnik-u-riziku-od-siromastva.html