EAPN Ireland: Anti Poverty and Equality Groups welcome Oireachtas Committee all-party report on Single Working Age Payment

14/03 – “Minister Joan Burton should not proceed with moves to a single welfare payment until supports, activation payments and quality jobs are in place”. Thirteen organisations working against poverty and for equality today welcomed an all-party Oireachtas Committee report recommending to the Minister for Social Protection.

EAPN Austria contributes to publication Growth in Transition

{jathumbnail}Stimulating growth through adjusting macroeconomic conditions remains the principal policy response to pressing problems of unemployment, poverty and environmental degradation. However, the current growth trajectory has neither led to a reduction of our overall resource use – as we use resources and energy more efficiently we consume more – nor created the conditions for full…