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Gender and Poverty in Europe

8 March 2018: On the occasion of International Women’s Day, EAPN presented its new briefing: Gender and Poverty in Europe. Both poverty and gender inequality are two forms of social injustice. They undermine human rights; the, wellbeing of individuals, and their capacity to develop their full potential in life (as emphasized in the human development…

Well attended EMIN conference in Zagreb | EAPN Croatia

On 20 February, EAPN Croatia organised, together with their Minimum Income Network partners, a very successful conference on Minimum Income Schemes in Croatia. The debates were very rich, the conference was well attended, and the media coverage was impressive: https://www.24sata.hr/galerija/galerija-518063?page=1&app_model=content.article&pk=5615  http://vijesti.hrt.hr/431112/u-hrvatskoj-svaki-peti-stanovnik-izlozen-riziku-od-siromastv http://balkans.aljazeera.net/vijesti/petina-stanovnika-hrvatske-u-riziku-od-siromastv http://www.index.hr/mobile/clanak.aspx?category=vijesti&id=102721   http://m.vijesti.ba/clanak/394744/hrvatska-svaki-peti-stanovnik-izlozen-siromastvu https://dnevnik.hr/vijesti/hrvatska/svjetski-dan-socijalne-pravde-svaki-peti-stanovnik-hrvatske-izlozen-riziku-od-siromastva—507419.html  https://www.cropix.hr/index.php?menuid=gallery_cropix&gid=115281 http://hr.n1info.com/a282010/Vijesti/U-Hrvatskoj-svaki-peti-stanovnik-u-riziku-od-siromastva.html    

Open Round Table on the Future of Work | EGE

Why do we work and how does work give us meaning? How can European values of justice, dignity and solidarity be realised in a changing world? To what extent might longstanding governance frameworks, such as social security systems and employment laws, require updating? Held on 5 February 2018, the  EGE (European Group on Ethics in…

European Parliament debate on inequalities

On 6 February 2018, the European Parliament conducted a thematic plenary debate around socio-economic inequalities, under the lead of Socialists and Democrats, who were the ones to put the item on the parliamentary agenda. During the debate, acting S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann urged the European Commission to take on rapid and decisive action to…

Getting Results on Poverty and the Social Pillar? | EAPN Response to the Annual Growth Survey Package 2018

EAPN presents its full analysis of the 2018 Annual Growth Survey (AGS) and Draft Joint Employment Report. This follows a letter to President Juncker presenting EAPN’s proposals for the AGS 2018, which were based on our members’ review of the Semester and the NRPs 2017. Following the launch of the AGS 2018 in November, EAPN published an immediate Press Release:…

What does the future of Europe hold for people experiencing poverty? | EAPN GA 2017 Final Declaration

Almost 100 delegates of the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN), representing 31 National Networks and 13 European Organisations met in Dublin, on October 21, at our annual General Assembly.  The meeting started with an exciting opening panel and discussion on ‘The Future of Europe for people experiencing poverty, and EAPN’s role in making this future brighter’.  We wish…