EAPN will now produce a short report in January highlighting the specific EAPN members’ experience and opinions, and will focus its messages on its initial proposals for change to input into the post 2010 discussion which will be a central debate in 2009.
“The adequacy of Minimum Income Schemes is a key way to address the economic crisis” says EAPN to EU Ministers of Employment
Such investment as well as being necessary for people living in poverty is also good for the economy as the investment will immediately be put back into the economy in the form of spending on essential goods and services.
Launch of EAPN Ireland’s video on the experience of the Irish delegation at the 7th European Meeting of People Experiencing Poverty
On 25 November EAPN Ireland launched its DVD of the Irish delegation to the 7th European Meeting of People Experiencing Poverty in Brussels in May 2008.
“Behind poverty figures lies the reality of people living with a constant affront to their dignity” said EAPN Director at Round table on poverty
“It would be an unbearable truth if we can not from the conclusions of this Round Table and all the other actions connected to the EU Inclusion strategy, develop proposals and actions that are capable of reversing the trend towards growing levels of poverty and inequality in our societies”, declared Fintan Farrell, the EAPN Director,…
On 23 October, EAPN presented the assessment of national EAPN networks on the 2008-10 National Action Plans on Social inclusion 2008-10 at a seminar organized by Eurocities, the network of major European cities.
EAPN Ireland to present video the experience of the Irish delegation at the 7th European Meeting of People Experiencing Poverty
On 25 November EAPN Ireland will present “A journey for Change”, a DVD which documents the experience of the Irish delegation at the 7th European Meeting of People Experiencing Poverty in Brussels and details their experiences of housing and homelessness in various different contexts.
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The Employment Working Group of EAPN held its annual capacity building seminar on 21 November 2008. In line with EAPN capacity building strategy, these seminars are aimed at strengthening the capacity of our network in relation to our core work areas, through the sharing of full information as well as in depth exchanges among members…
In October EAPN Ireland is organising four Regional Workshops and six focus groups on Ireland’s National Action Plan for Social Inclusion 2008-2010 which was submitted last week to the European Commission as part of their National Report on Strategies for Social Protection and Social Inclusion.
The seminar had two purposes: to promote and illustrate EAPN’s vision of Active Inclusion to policy makers and to build capacity within the network regarding Active Inclusion.