Safeguarding ‘well-being for all’: now or never This new EAPN Mag discusses our welfare states, their future and the possible alternatives at our disposal, should there be political will to support them.Francine Mestrum, Coordinator of Global Social Justice, opens the discussion, on social protection as a common ideal. You then get an insight on the…
EAPN Poland has begun a social campaign “Nothing for us without us. Nothing for you without you” about participation of PEP in consultation processes. Engagement and knowledge of PEP increase effectiveness of welfare.The campaign is on newspapers, Internet and radio. See more here information on www.eapn.org.pl.
EAPN Iceland has contributed to Icelandic publication “Prosperity – Fighting poverty in Iceland” (English version), published by the Church Aid and the Reykjavík Red Cross and drafted within the Collaborative group on an even better community. Read it here in pdf.
19-21/09 – EAPN Spain and EAPN Castilla y Leon organize the 2nd National Congress of people experiencing poverty in Valladolid, which is also the 9th meeting of People experiencing poverty organised at national level in Spain. Under the slogan “Citizenship Rights, from information to participation”, the Congress gathers over 160 people from all over Spain…
19-21/09 – EAPN Spain and EAPN Castilla y Leon organize the 2nd National Congress of people experiencing poverty in Valladolid, which is also the 9th meeting of People experiencing poverty organised at national level in Spain. Under the slogan “Citizenship Rights, from information to participation”, the Congress gathers over 160 people from all over Spain will gather at this meeting in order to meet fundamental rights that are recognized as citizens of the European Union. It takes place in the framework of the 2013 European Year of Citizens 2013.
11/09 – News Splash n°22: On 10 September we stopped collecting signatures for the first successful European Citizens’ Initiative “Water is a human right!”. Nearly 1.9 million citizens have signed the statement of support demanding that the European Commission “implement the human right to water and sanitation in European legislation”.
The European Anti-Poverty Network held the first edition of the EAPN Award for Transnational Inspiration and Learning in the Fight against Poverty and Social Exclusion, 2013 on 30 Sept. at the KVS in Brussels. The EAPN Award is supported by the EAPN Fund.
President Barroso gives State of the Union speech and Commission’s agenda – Priority is given to markets over investment in people
12/09/2013, Brussels – President Barroso made his State of the Union speech yesterday in the European Parliament, setting the tone of the European Commission’s priorities for the coming year.
Water is a human right – First European Citizens’ Initiative collects almost 2 Million signatures across Europe!
10/09/2013 – As of yesterday the national branches of the right2water.eu campaign have been handing in the signatures collected to the respective national authorities. We are now demanding that the European Commission to implements the Human Right to water and sanitation in European Union basic legislation.
01/10! EAPN 2013 ANNUAL CONFERENCE PART II – European Parliament elections 2014 – Electing champions for a social Europe?
2014 European elections:
Civil society’s demands & commitments of political parties