Statistics released on 10 June by the Irish Central Statistics Office show that despite Ireland having the second highest levels of GDP in the EU, at 45.4% above the EU average, its poverty rate is still above the EU average.Details
This tool kit is to help EAPN National Networks engage with the process this year, and to press for a stronger focus on social inclusion at all level.
This tool kit is to help EAPN National Networks engage with the process this year, and to press for a stronger focus on social inclusion at all level.Details
‘No’ vote to EU Treaty referendum highlights people’s belief that the EU is not addressing their social needs, says EAPN Ireland
EAPN Ireland concludes that the rejection of the Treaty highlights the need for a more social Europe.Details
The social agenda, the issue of services, legislation to protect all grounds of discrimination as well as the European immigration pact were at the heart of the discussions.Details
For EAPN, an integrated approach on adequate income, access to services and employment, is essential for the integration of people furthest from the labour market.Details
Press release: People in poverty shouldn’t have to choose between heating and eating!: EAPN, CECODHAS and EPSU urge the Parliament to take urgent action against Energy Poverty
Brussels, 17 June 2008 – Tomorrow, the European Parliament will vote in its plenary session in Strasbourg on amendments to the Energy Package. EAPN, CECODHAS and EPSU fully support the important amendments which are being put forward pressing for EU definition and national action plans on Energy Poverty…Details
EAPN Letter to Members of the European Parliament: Support the amendments on Energy poverty, Consumer rights and Participation!
On 18 June, the European Parliament will vote in its plenary session in Strasbourg on amendments to the Energy Package. EAPN wrote a letter to the Members of the European Parliament urging them to actively support the important amendments on Energy Poverty.Details
Press release: Comment mieux intégrer les personnes les plus éloignées du marché de l’emploi ? Les ONG de lutte contre la pauvreté présentent leurs propositions à la future présidence française de l’UE
A l’occasion d’un séminaire qui s’est tenu aujourd’hui à Paris, EAPN France ainsi que des représentants d’ONG de lutte contre la pauvreté venus des quatre coins de l’Europe ont présenté, en présence de Martin Hirsch, Haut commissaire aux Solidarités actives contre la pauvreté, leurs propositions quant aux principes visant à promouvoir l’inclusion active des personnes les plus éloignées du marché du travail.Details
On the occasion of an EAPN seminar which was held in Paris on 13 June, EAPN presented the future French Presidency, with proposals regarding principles on Active Inclusion. The French are planning to adopt such principles at the Council meeting on 15-16 December 2008.Details