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.

Copenhagen Conference on children’s rights and the prevention of child poverty – Conférence Europe de l’Enfance

19/03, Danish Presidency, Copenhagen – EAPN Secretariat and EAPN Denmark participated in the Presidency Conference co-organized with the intergovernmental Group: Europe de L’Enfance and the European Commission in Copehagen this week. The focus of the conference was to deepen discussion on key issues, in preparation for the Recommendation on child poverty due out later this year.