EAPN Spain: 2nd National Congress of people experiencing poverty in Valladolid

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.

Commission lacks of a social vision

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.

EAPN welcomes its new Director Barbara Helfferich

29 August 2013, Brussels – Barbara Helfferich was appointed earlier this month as the new Director of the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN), the largest European network of national, regional and local networks, involving anti-poverty NGOs and grass-root groups as well as European Organisations active in the fight against poverty, social exclusion and inequalities. Replacing Fintan Farrell,Barbara comes to EAPN with a wealth of experience in the field of social policy, notably on social exclusion and anti-discrimination.