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This document is the statement by EAPN on the occasion of the United Nations Special Session “World Summit for Social Development and beyond: achieving social development for all in a globalising world” (Geneva 26 to 30 June 2000).Details
This paper makes a series of proposals for objectives which could make a decisive impact on the eradication of poverty. It is important to note that the Lisbon Summit is the first to set eradicating rather than just reducing poverty as a goal.Details
2001 2001 1st People experiencing poverty EU meeting: When the Lisbon Strategy was approved, EAPN made all the efforts possible to include in the Open Method of Coordination an annual European meeting of people experiencing poverty formally as part of the process. However it was not possible to reach the necessary political… Read more 2002…Details
Report of EAPN Conference, Helsinki, 8-9 November 1999.
This document is the statement by Fintan Farrell, President of EAPN, to the Convention hearing on the Charter of Fundamental Rights, 27 April 2000.Details
Report of a seminar, Brussels, 9-10 September 1999.Details
Election of the 5th President: Ludo Horemans (Belgium) and he will stay for three years (one mandate) as President (2000-2003). The mandates of the Bureau were enlarged from two to three years from 2000 on. 11th GA – Barcelona (Spain): “Participation: an essential part of fighting social exclusion.” This was an historical GA for EAPN.…Details
Final declaration of the 1999 EAPN General Assembly: ‘Sharing the wealth: fighting the root causes of poverty and social exclusion’
EAPN calls for a fairer sharing of wealth based on the principle of equal and effective access to fundamental rights for all and the primacy of human over market values.