EAPN’s key messages to the Annual Convention on Poverty – EU is failing both on Poverty and Democracy

EAPN’s key messages to the Annual Convention on Poverty

We call on a coherent anti-poverty strategy and process, at the heart of Europe 2020

Brussels, 3rd December 2012 – On 5-7th December, the 2nd Annual Convention of the European Platform Against Poverty will take place in Brussels. The Convention will assess progress on the target set by the Europe 2020 Strategy to reduce poverty and social exclusion by at least 20 million by 2020. 

EAPN President Sergio Aires speaks at Colloquium of GDF-Suez European Observatory on Energy and Water Scarcity

28/11 – Sergio Aires, President of EAPN, spoke at the Colloquium of the GDF-Suez European Observatory on Energy and Water Scarcity. He stressed the crucial need for a European and national integrated approaches to tackle energy poverty embracing its 3 causes: lack of adequate minimum income, rise in energy prices and poor energy efficiency in housing. He…