European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) Opinion on the European Platform Against Poverty and Social Exclusion

EESC’s Opinion on the European Platform Against Poverty and Social Exclusion was approved at the end of June. It was passed unanimously, with 3 abstentions. The Opinion is available in several languages on: http://www.eesc.europa.eu/?i=portal.en.soc-opinions.14953. Sian Jones, EAPN’s Policy Coordinator, was asked to contribute to the work of the opinion as expert for the rapporteur Maureen…

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European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) Opinion on the European Platform Against Poverty and Social Exclusion

EESC’s Opinion on the European Platform Against Poverty and Social Exclusion was approved at the end of June. It was passed unanimously, with 3 abstentions. The Opinion is available in several languages on: http://www.eesc.europa.eu/?i=portal.en.soc-opinions.14953.

Sian Jones, EAPN’s Policy Coordinator, was asked to contribute to the work of the opinion as expert for the rapporteur Maureen O’Neill (Scotland), together with Caritas and Henri Lourdelle from ETUC as experts for the Social Committee.

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EAPN Briefing note on the Europe 2020 Strategy

This briefing aims at giving members of EAPN and anti-poverty activists a clear overview of the functioning of the EU2020 Strategy and an analysis summarising EAPN’s positions and actions and highlighting opportunities for EAPN at the EU and national levels.The annex attached contains a series of thematic fiches which provide more details: elements of context, extensive quotes of official documents, recap of EAPN…

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10th European Meeting of People experiencing poverty: Employment, Work, Jobs – The reality for people experiencing poverty

{jathumbnail}Organised by the Hungarian Presidency of the European Union, with the support of the European Commission and of the European Anti-Poverty Network, the 10th European Meeting of People experiencing poverty entitled “Employment, Work, Jobs – The reality for people experiencing poverty” took place at the Palais d’Egmont in Brussels, on 14-15 May. 

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10th European Meeting of People experiencing poverty: Employment, Work, Jobs – The reality for people experiencing poverty

10thpepmeeting-flag-ne{jathumbnail}Organised by the Hungarian Presidency of the European Union, with the support of the European Commission and of the European Anti-Poverty Network, the 10th European Meeting of People experiencing poverty entitled “Employment, Work, Jobs – The reality for people experiencing poverty” took place at the Palais d’Egmont in Brussels, on 14-15 May. 

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Global movement 2012: Achieving People’s Control Over Land and Livelihood

{jathumbnail}From 1st till 5th March 2011, Fintan Farrell, EAPN’s director, took part in the Global Movement 2012 International Preparatory Meeting in Delhi, India, on land rights and on and the common problem of poor people across the South who are losing their natural assets of land, forest and water, which ended by the Delhi Declaration, put together by all participants.

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