Our members

EAPN is a network of 31 national networks of voluntary organisations and grassroots groups active in the fight against poverty within the Member State of the EU and Norway, and Western Balkans, and of European organisations whose main activities are related to the fight against poverty and social exclusion. EAPN national networks European organisations How to…

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Our structure

Our work is carried out by our members, split into specific statutory and working groups. These groups feed into our European level work their national perspectives, individual expertise or the specific focus of the European organisation they are affiliated to. EAPN Members General Assembly Executive Committee Bureau EAPN Europe Staff EU Inclusion Strategies Group  …

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The way we are funded

Primarily EAPN is funded by a grant from the European Commission to support our running costs. Our funding comes from the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) which is “a financing instrument at EU level to promote a high level of quality and sustainable employment, guaranteeing adequate and decent social protection, combating social exclusion and…

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Getting more participation by people experiencing poverty…

Participation by people experiencing poverty and social exclusion is a challenge that has grown over the years since EAPN was founded. EAPN  mainly concentrate its efforts around three main areas: The European meetings of people experiencing poverty Mainstreaming participation of people with direct experience of poverty in policies that affect them Fostering participation of people…

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Issues we focus on…

{jathumbnail off}As one of the main partners of the European institutions on the European strategy to combat social exclusion, we keep under close review Community policies and programmes likely to impact on groups facing poverty and social exclusion. Among the main policy areas we follow, EAPN has prioritised the following key issues: Social inclusion Employment…

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