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Launch of Poverty Watch 2020 – “Covid-19 supercharging poverty”: data and experiences from the ground

January 29, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

EAPN Poverty Watch 2020

The Poverty Watches start from the reality of people experiencing poverty and the perspectives of NGOs who work with them. With poverty predicted to rise to at least levels seen in the 2008 crisis, and the EU Action Plan on the European Pillar of Social Rights and Recovery and Resilience Plans around the corner, the time is now to get poverty elimination right.

The event, hosted online by MEPs Cindy Franssen and Marisa Matias, will hear about realities and recommendations from our members in Belgium, Portugal, Slovenia and in the International Federation of Social Workers. MEPs and the Commission will respond and together we will discuss ways forward.

Draft Programme

You can find the draft programme here (PDF).


To register to the conference, please fill in this form before 22 January 2021.

Practical information
Format: via Zoom
Date: 29 January 2021 – 14:00 – 16:30


For further information on content, contact Anna Krozser (Policy & Advocacy Coordinator) anna.krozser@eapn.eu, or on registrations Rebecca Lee (Information & Events Officer), rebecca.lee@eapn.eu | Tel. +32 2 226



January 29, 2021
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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