The Poverty Alliance (member of EAPN UK): Poverty & Social Justice Must be at the Heart of Referendum Debate

With the date for the referendum on Scottish independence now set, hundreds of people will gather in Glasgow for the 4th Scottish Assembly for Tackling Poverty to debate how to create a more socially just Scotland. Organisers of the Assembly, the Poverty Alliance, want to see issues of social justice at the heart of the debate about Scotland’s future.

EAPN Attends EAPN France conference on the Right to Food

21/03 – EAPN was present in Montpellier during the annual conference organised by EAPN France together with Supagro and INRA (French University and Research Institute on Agronomy) dedicated to Right to Food in Montpellier. During this conference, Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food outlined the challenges and ways forward to make this right operational in the Member States.

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EAPN produces an assessment of the Council’s Country Specific Recommendations and proposes its own

EAPN continues to engage as active partners in Europe 2020 and the European Semester, at national and EU level, in order to make progress on the poverty and other social targets and the goals of smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. Its members have produced an analysis of the Country Specific Recommendations and their implementation, along with their own alternative recommendations.

EAPN produces an assessment of the Council’s Country Specific Recommendations and proposes its own

EAPN continues to engage as active partners in Europe 2020 and the European Semester, at national and EU level, in order to make progress on the poverty and other social targets and the goals of smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. Its members have produced an analysis of the Country Specific Recommendations and their implementation, along…

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EAPN expresses its serious concerns regarding the tendencies threatening democracy, social inclusion and human rights in Hungary

Brussels, 19 March 2013 – EAPN expresses its support to all Hungarian non-governmental initiatives mobilising to draw attention both inside and outside of the country on the new instruments recently integrated into the Fundamental Law, which replaced in 2011 the Constitution of Hungary. These instruments further threaten democracy, social inclusion and human rights in Hungary. EAPN calls on the European Union institutions and all other relevant international actors to put pressure on the Hungarian Government and the Hungarian Parliament to reconsider and withdraw these recent amendments and the ‘anti-poor’ policies that accompany them.