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Roundtable discussion with Permanent Representations and the European Commission on the European Pillar of Social Rights and the European Semester

On 14 May 2019, EAPN organised a roundtable to facilitate an exchange between some of its national members and the corresponding social attachés in the Permanent Representations in Brussels, as well as the European Commission. The event was kindly hosted by the Permanent Representation of Romania to the European Union, country which currently holds the…

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EAPN Annual Policy Conference | Beyond Europe 2020 to Agenda 2030 ~ Working together for a post 2020 strategy that really benefits people and planet

EAPN’s annual conference was on 13 June, under the title Beyond Europe 2020 to Agenda 2030 – Working together for a post 2020 strategy that really benefits people and planet. We debated how to get a transformative social and sustainable post 2020 EU strategy which can deliver real results for poverty and social rights –…

Right to Energy Coalition Report shows that the majority of EU countries are unable to keep citizens warm this winter

A majority of EU countries have significant levels of energy poverty and are unable to keep all their citizens warm this winter, groundbreaking new research by Open Exp released by the European Right to Energy coalition reveals. The first-of-its-kind EU-wide ranking shows energy poverty is especially prevalent in southern and eastern EU Member States. Bulgaria far…

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,…

Letter to President Juncker: Key Messages for AGS 2019

AGS 2019:  Leave a real Social Triple A legacy!  Ensure the AGS 2019 prioritizes implementing Social Rights and the meaningful participation of Civil Society! EAPN’s new President, Carlos Susias wrote to President Juncker this week, asking him to ensure concrete results for Social Europe as his legacy, by making the Annual Growth Survey 2019, a driver for…

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2018 EESC Civil Society Prize to reward Identities, European Values and Cultural Heritage in Europe

Theme of the 2018 prize: “Identities, European Values and Cultural Heritage in Europe” The aim of the Civil Society Prize, which is awarded annually, is to reward and encourage tangible initiatives and achievements by civil society organisations and/or individuals that have made a significant contribution to promoting European identity and integration The 2018 prize will reward innovative initiatives…