UN Special Rapporteur Olivier de Schutter

Roundtable on Pillar of Social Rights with UN Special Rapporteur, Commission, and ‘trio’ country representatives (PT, SI, FR)

EAPN organised a closed roundtable during the afternoon of 3 May with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Olivier De Schutter, the European Commission and representatives of ministries of Portugal and Slovenia, along with our members in Portugal, Slovenia and France. It gave the UN Special Rapporteur a chance to…

EESC Conference on Energy Poverty

Highlighting Energy Poverty in Europe On the 20 April 2021, the European and Economic Social Committee (EESC) organised a remote conference on energy poverty. The objectives of the conference were: 1) To build a strong narrative on energy poverty, setting it as a priority issue both under the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),…

EAPN in Euronews!

  Falling through gaps in healthcare systems during the COVID-19 pandemic A recently published article on Euronews details how poor and vulnerable people have been affected to a higher degree when accessing healthcare across Europe. Testimonials are included from Graciela Malgesini (EU and advocacy officer at EAPN Spain) and Noellie Denomerenge (Caseworker for the Walloon…