UN Special Rapporteur Olivier de Schutter

Roundtable on Pillar of Social Rights with UN Special Rapporteur, Commission, and ‘trio’ country representatives (PT, SI, FR)

EAPN organised a closed roundtable during the afternoon of 3 May with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Olivier De Schutter, the European Commission and representatives of ministries of Portugal and Slovenia, along with our members in Portugal, Slovenia and France. It gave the UN Special Rapporteur a chance to…

Social Platform Flagship Conference Workshop | EAPN & SOLIDAR

An annual forum of civil society organisations advocating for social justice and participatory democracy As part of the Social Platform Flagship Conference 2021, both SOLIDAR and EAPN will lead the first workshop: ‘Employment: “Roadmap to Quality Employment through a Just Transition and a Fair Recovery”.’ The workshop will build concrete links with the European Pillar…

EESC Conference on Energy Poverty

Highlighting Energy Poverty in Europe On the 20 April 2021, the European and Economic Social Committee (EESC) organised a remote conference on energy poverty. The objectives of the conference were: 1) To build a strong narrative on energy poverty, setting it as a priority issue both under the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),…

Healthy Planet – Europe for People | Publication EAPN Slovakia

Wellbeing, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic PhDr. Anna Galovičová from EAPN Slovakia, with support from the Slovak Ministry of Regional development, has recently published an English version of ‘Healthy Planet – Europe for People.’ This project emphasises the need to consider more factors in relation to well-being than purely economic development. The document explores…