Commission proposal promises sustainability but continues funding contradictory policies! | Joint PR

Budapest, Brussels, Prague – Yesterday the European Commission published its proposal for the next EU budget after 2020, the Multiannual Financial Framework. Civil society organisations within the People’s Budget campaign [1] call on Member States to translate the Commission’s pitch into the bold proposal that Europe needs for a brighter future.  The Commission’s proposed framework for…

Great launch of the EMIN Bus Tour!

On 24 april, at the European Parliament, the EMIN partners, together with experts by experience, Commissioner Marianne Thyssen, Mairead McGuinness, (Vice President European Parliament), more than 20 civil society organisations, Monseigneur Luc Van Looy (Bishop of Gent and President of Caritas Europe), Heikki Huttunen, General Secretary, Council of European Churches  …., many members of the…

EAPN 2018 Gender Poverty Briefing Cover

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    

Poverty Briefing 2018 highlights the need for a high level government commitment |  EAPN IRELAND

A Poverty Briefing published today by the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) Ireland has highlighted that if the Government wants to tackle the high levels of poverty in Ireland it needs to take action at the highest level and across all Government departments. The EAPN Ireland Poverty Briefing 2018 and proposals for a new Anti-Poverty Strategy…

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…