The European Anti-Poverty Network is pledged to bring all its activities to bear on eradicating poverty and wishes to stress that rooting out racism and poverty and social exclusion are two sides of the same fight.
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This document is the statement by EAPN on the occasion of the United Nations Special Session “World Summit for Social Development and beyond: achieving social development for all in a globalising world” (Geneva 26 to 30 June 2000).
This paper makes a series of proposals for objectives which could make a decisive impact on the eradication of poverty. It is important to note that the Lisbon Summit is the first to set eradicating rather than just reducing poverty as a goal.
Report of EAPN Conference, Helsinki, 8-9 November 1999.
This document is the statement by Fintan Farrell, President of EAPN, to the Convention hearing on the Charter of Fundamental Rights, 27 April 2000.
Report of a seminar, Brussels, 9-10 September 1999.
Final declaration of the 1999 EAPN General Assembly: ‘Sharing the wealth: fighting the root causes of poverty and social exclusion’
EAPN calls for a fairer sharing of wealth based on the principle of equal and effective access to fundamental rights for all and the primacy of human over market values.