Tackling poverty in Sweden in a snapshot

Swedish Delegation input to the 2015 European Meeting of People experiencing Poverty On the occasion of the 2015 European Meeting of People experiencing Poverty, the Swedish delegation handed out a publication they produced specifically for the meeting. Monica and Jonathan, two members of the Swedish delegation present at the meeting introduce the publication with their…

#2015PEP – SOCIAL CONVERGENCE IN THE EU – A strategic dialogue meeting with People experiencing Poverty

The European Meeting of People experiencing Poverty takes place this year on 19-20 November 2015 in Brussels as a consultation with people experiencing poverty to gather their input on policies to foster social convergence in Europe and to strengthen the participation of people experiencing poverty in policies that affect them. Delegations of people experiencing poverty…

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS for the #2015PEP !

Volunteers for whispering interpretation needed for the 2015 European Meeting of People experiencing Poverty (see languages needed below) The European Meeting of People experiencing Poverty takes place this year on 19-20 November in Brussels as a consultation with people experiencing poverty to gather their input on policies to foster social convergence in Europe and to…

MAPP (EAPN Macedonia) holds 4th National Meeting of People experiencing Poverty: Report, videos and photos!

The 4th Meeting of Meeting of People experiencing Poverty was held on 03.06.2015 in Skopje on the topic “We are all equally important”. Organised outdoors, like the EAPN Pep Conference in 2013, 300 people experiencing poverty took active participation in the event and presented their experience of poverty themselves. Governmental and non-governmental representatives took part…

Voices from Ireland: watch video!

29/04/2015 – Have you seen the video which EAPN Ireland and Community Workers’ Cooperative (CWC) prepared for the Social Inclusion Forum? This 12 minute video brings together voices from the regional workshops in Galway, Portlaoise, Drogheda and Dublin talking about poverty and what needs to change. 

Another achievement from a PeP Meeting!

In 2007, Egide Dhala from Spirasi and Salome Mbugua from AkiDwA met for the first time in Brussels at the 2007 Meeting of People experiencing Poverty while attending a workshop on poverty experienced by migrants in Europe. 3 years later, they were founding together an organisation to provide support to women’s groups in Kenya and…