12th Austrian Poverty Conference | EAPN Austria

The Austrian Anti Poverty Network (“Die Armutskonferenz”) organised their 12th Austrian Poverty Conference in Salzburg from 9 to 11 March. The initial conference topic was Voices against Poverty – Because social inequality and exclusion endanger democracy but given the current situation, there was also an exchange about the consequences of the Corona virus on people…

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EAPN Spain’s Microsite on Covid19 | EAPN SPAIN

EAPN Spain created a microsite (in Spanish) on the social impact of the Coronavirus crisis that includes: a detailed analysis of the various social and economic consequences of the Corona virus, very well also highlighting the gender dimension. The statement includes recommendations to the Spanish government and the Autonomous Regions in Spain. It has been shared by social media and was picked…

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2019PEP | The Time is Now to make Europe poverty free!

The 2019 PeP Meeting took place on 18 and 19 November, at the beginning of a new term of the European Commission and European Parliament. During this meeting, we took the opportunity to raise awareness about the history of PeP meetings, organised since 2000, and to present the political priorities that people experiencing poverty (PeP)…

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UN Rapporteur’s confirmation – High poverty rates in Spain a result of political inaction | EAPN SPAIN

We believe at EAPN that fighting poverty is a political choice and that high poverty rates are the clear manifestation of political inaction. Philip Alston, UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, draws the same conclusion upon finishing his fact-finding visit in Spain. Indeed, he noted in his preliminary conclusions that “poverty is…

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