The European Semester Alliance, a broad coalition bringing together 18 major EU civil society organisations (CSOs) and trade unions, has written a joint letter to key EU Commissioners as a follow up to the Annual Growth Survey 2017 (AGS). In this letter civil society organisations welcome the progress the European Commission has made towards the Annual…Details
EAPN Netherlands has a new Blog, find here the latest news, pictures, positions, invitations…
The Belgian Anti-Poverty Network (BAPN) organises an exchange on the rights of homeless people and the system of a reference adresse. This debate will take place on Friday 10 March, from 9 am till 12 am. Please access the program here.
This is the second round of these training sessions, learning about the UN Sustainable Development Goals and using our knowledge in our communities. The training is participative and relevant for people from communities and groups experiencing poverty and social exclusion, their organisations and other activists working to end poverty. Read more (and other news from…Details
EAPN presents its position paper on Inclusive Labour Markets. It sets out our understanding of inclusive labour markets, detailing the elements needed to make them a reality for both the supply and the demand side, and puts forward the perspective of our members, including people experiencing poverty and social exclusion in Europe and the civil…Details
SDG Watch Europe’s Position Paper on how to set up a new EU Platform & contribute to the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development
The EC Communication entitled “Next steps for a sustainable European future – European action for sustainability” published in November 2016 states that the Commission intends to establish a new EU Multi- Stakeholder Platform as part of its overall implementation of the 2030 Agenda. It states that in order to “create a dynamic space bringing together…Details
The time for timidity is over – the EU needs an ambitious European Pillar of Social Rights | Letter to President Juncker
EAPN has written today to the President of the European Commission to stress the urgency for an ambitious EU proposal on the upcoming European Pillar of Social Rights. This should not just repackage existing initiatives with only benchmarking on common principles, but must set out an ambitious EU roadmap towards guaranteeing essential social standards, which…Details
Press Statement EAPN Ireland | Response to the publication of the CSO poverty figures (SILC) for 2015
The small drop in poverty figures is welcome, but there is no sign that we will make a serious dent in the numbers or reach agreed targets. The European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) Ireland, a network of over two hundred national and local organisations working against poverty, reacted to the latest poverty statistics (for 2015) from…Details
EU and national authorities should provide emergency aid to help migrants and refugees to cope with freezing temperatures and snow in several parts of Europe, MEPs urged on Wednesday January 18. They also called on EU governments to keep their promises to transfer thousands of asylum-seekers, particularly from Greece, to other countries. You can access…Details
The new quarterly newsletter of One Fund for All is out! It focuses on problems concerning agency work and zero hours contracts. Read the full quarterly newsletter here!