Transnational Exchange in the ESF

Transnational cooperation in the ESF helps develop better and more effective employment and social policies and improve the delivery of reforms, essentially by enabling people to learn from experiences and good practice in other countries. In this project, led by AEIDL (European Association for Information on Local Development), EAPN offers technical assistance to the Euoreapn…

RE-InVEST

The RE-InVEST project aims to contribute to a more solidary and inclusive EU, through an inclusive, powerful and effective social investment strategy at EU level. It brings together civil-society organisations, trade unions, policy makers and academics in the ‘Alliances to fight poverty’ network. The project itself adopts a participative approach that gives voice to vulnerable…

Written Declaration on investing in children

On 7 September 11 Members of the European Parliament have launched an initiative at the European Parliament to collect signatures to support a Written Declaration on investing in children (number 0042/2015). The Written Declaration calls upon the European Commission to introduce specific indicators on children at risk of poverty; it also urges EU Member States…

Right2water CAMPAIGN | From the European Citizens Initiative to the Global Water Justice Campaign

The European Citizen Initiative Water is a Human Right was initiated and is coordinated by the European Public Services Union (EPSU), with 9 NGOs including EAPN. The campaign was also supported by many other organisations. This ECI gathered  1,884,790 signatures, succeeding to go over 1 million signatures to be received by the European Commission. The campaign…

CLOSED CAMPAIGN | Electing Champions for a Social Europe! (2013-2014)

In 2013-2014, European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) and its members (29 national networks and 18 European organisations) carried out a pan-European campaign entitled Electing Champions for a Social Europe. The campaign managed to gather the commitment of over 10% of the newly elected MEPs to fighting poverty, social exclusion, inequalities and discrimination. Read more on the…

EAPN national pilot projects on Europe 2020 and the European Semester

In 2015, EAPN is supporting its National Networks in launching ‘Europe 2020’ national pilot projects aiming to raise awareness at national level amongst key stakeholders like decision makers, civil-society stakeholders on the Europe 2020 Strategy and European Semester process. They will also aim to build capacity and promote better participation of all stakeholders in policy- and decision-making processes. As this pilot initiative also fosters cooperation and mutual learning amongst the national networks and organisations involved, some of the 5 pilot actions will therefore be carried out by a lead organization or network together with another support organization or network.