Minimum Income | EAPN Campaign

Poverty and inequality are rising again with the COVID-19 pandemic which has deepened existing inequalities. Certain groups were always disproportionately at risk of poverty and social exclusion, such as children, single parents (mainly women), people with disabilities, the long-term unemployed, migrants, and black and minority ethnic groups. It is these groups of people who are…

17 October – International Day for the Eradication of Poverty | #EndPoverty #PovertyWatch

17 October – International Day for the Eradication of Poverty | #EndPoverty #PovertyWatch October 17 marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Now, more than ever, the situation calls for urgent action. Amid the Covid pandemic, the most vulnerable in our societies face the greatest challenges. EAPN and our members are concerned that…

Voices from the ground | Covid-19

« We are all experiencing a terrible health crisis today, a deadly crisis, that is challenging another crisis that Europe is trying to combat. For many years there’s a crisis going on in Europe that has been devastating, namely the crisis caused by poverty. Everyday millions of people fight to be able to feed themselves…

Inspiring literature | Covid-19

Academic  Rutger Bregman in The Correspondent – The neoliberal era is ending. What comes next? Prof. Philippe Delespaul in Sociaal Web (NL) – A virus in mental health care, a vaccine in the making? Lessons learned during the corona lockdown (article) Dublin City Community Cooperative – The Impact of Covid-19 on the Most Disadvantaged in Our…

EU Institutions | Covid-19

European Commission: European Commission’s Coronavirus Update page Timeline of EU Action   Council of the European Union: COVID-19 updates’ page COVID-19: Council gives go-ahead to further use of cohesion resources   European Parliament: What the Parliament is doing to mitigate the crisis? Novel Coronavirus Outbreak   Eurofund Living, working and COVID-19: First findings Report  ©…

Alliances, partners, other organisations | Covid-19

Alliances: EU Alliance for Investing in Children –Joint statement on protecting children and their families during and after the COVID19 crisis European Organisations COFACE – 8 key actions to help families & the economy bounce back Community Work Ireland – Marginalised Groups: Planning for resilience in the Covid-19 crisis Ensie – Call for specific support measures…

EAPN Members: European Organisations | Covid-19

EAPN and its members are concerned by the spreading of the Corona virus (COVID-19) across Europe and in particular about its social and economic consequences on people at risk of poverty and social exclusion and their families, but also highly vulnerable groups.  Find here all the initiatives that the European Organisations (Members of EAPN) have…

Working Yet Poor

Working Yet Poor (WorkYP) is a 3 year project financed under the Horizon 2020 scheme that started on the 1st of February 2020 and will end in January 2023. The sole focus of this project is the study of the increasing social trend of working people at risk of below the poverty line.  This project…