EAPN learning forum

GET ORGANISED: Strengthening our base and the impact of our action A space for member-led learning, exchange and development co-organised with Dignity International EAPN’s Learning Forum: 21-25 May, Laulasmaa, Estonia Under the 2012-2014 Strategic Plan, EAPN decided to organise an EAPN Learning Forum in 2013. The Learning Forum was an open member-led meeting addressing core…



This section refers to all the relevant information related to our campaigns.  PAST CAMPAIGNS Electing Champions for a Social Europe! (2013-2014) The overall goal of this campaign was to impact on the European elections by getting the support and commitment of candidates numerous enough to make a change, pressuring for a shift back to a…



Welfare Innovations at the Local Level in favour of Cohesion (WILCO) WILCO is a EU-funded project aiming to examine, through cross-national comparative research, how local welfare systems favour social cohesion. Special attention will be paid on the missing link between innovations at the local level and their successful transfer and implementation to other settings. The effort…


Task Forces

What’s a task force? Task Forces are time-bound and outcome orientated to progress on particular aspects of our policy, development and communications work, and can take different formats: A small working Group (5/6 people), normally including one representative with expertise on the work of the Task Force, from the EU Inclusion Strategies Group and/or from…


EUIS Group

The EU Inclusion Strategies Group provides mutual support to Networks for the development of National Strategies and plans to fight poverty and will engage with EU Institutional arrangements and Strategies (Europe 2020, Social OMC, Employment Strategy, Platform Against Poverty, Structural Funds) to see to which extent they can be used to support the implementation of…



Dear members, Welcome on EAPN’s members’ room. On the right hand-side of this page, the blue column lists all sections of EAPN’s members’ room. here is a short overview of what they contain. Only relevant information is indicated, ie at internal level, so as not to duplicate the information that was disseminated externally. That explains…


EAPN letters

2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2015 02/12/2015 – EAPN letter Letter to the EPSCO Council on 7-8 Dec 2015 – Making progress on the Social Triple A 14/10/2015 – EAPN and EPSU send joint letter on Energy Poverty to Energy Union Commissioner Šefčovič’s cabinet 21/09/2015 – EAPN letter to…

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Quality Work for Quality Life! EAPN’s 10 Principles

{jathumbnail}Not any job is a sure route out of poverty. Many people experiencing poverty or social exclusion do, in fact, hold a job, and yet this is insufficient to prevent them from enduring hardship and isolation. In order for employment to fulfil its role, of effectively shielding people from a life in poverty, it needs to fulfil a set of quality criteria. EAPN has produced these 10 principles on what constitutes a quality job.


EAPN Iceland

EAPN Iceland is a network of organisations representing large groups of people involved in the fight against poverty and social exclusion. EAPN Iceland was formally created on 15 February 2011.   Goals of the network To fight against poverty and social exclusion To promote effective action to eradicate poverty To work towards giving public expression…