19/03/2014 – EAPN Spain held its Executive Committee, represented by local networks (19) and state agencies (16) more than 8,000 institutions throughout the State, on the premises of the Platform of the Third Sector. The meeting focused on the EAPN campaign on the European elections 2014, which calls on the candidates for the upcoming elections to commit to the fight against poverty, social exclusion and inequality in Europe.The Committee, attended by the President of EAPN, Sergio Aires and Veronica Lope Fontagné MEP (PP), examined the social situation in Europe and the political future of the European elections. The same day, The “Caixa” Foundation and the ESADE Foundation organized a roundtable today on “Challenges in advocacy for the NGO agenda”. At a time of great change and social and environmental challenges NGOs need to stablish the main challenges of their political agenda. Among other issues, what variations in their actions and public advocacy campaigns can make them achieve more social transformation. The key participants were Carlos Susías, president of EAPN Spain; Esteban Beltrán, director of Amnesty International; Pebbly Asuncion Ruiz, executive director of SEO / BirdLife; José María Vera Villacián, CEO of Oxfam Intermón.
Read more on the roundtable on “Challenges in advocacy for the NGO agenda” here http://eapn.es/eventoAgenda.php?id=154
See page on EAPN Spain’s Executive Committee meeting here http://eapn.es/noticias/311/Comite_Ejecutivo_de_EAPN_Espana