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2017PEP “Let’s tackle in-work poverty!”   

On 9 and 10 November 2017, the 16th European Meeting of People Experiencing Poverty – Let’s tackle in-work poverty! – took place. It was organised by the European Anti-Poverty Network with support from the European Commission and the EAPN Fund. The meeting is a unique opportunity for people with direct experience of poverty from 30 different national delegations to address and exchange with…

2017 EAPN Response European Pillar of Social Rights Cover

Make Social Rights the beating heart of Europe! | EAPN position on the European Pillar of Social Rights

EAPN presents its comprehensive response to the European Commission’s European Pillar of Social Rights: Make Social Rights the beating heart of Europe! The Pillar is a framework of rights and principles, with policy guidance and recommendations on some 20 policy principles which have been proposed. EU funds will be used in support and a ‘Social…

Eapnconf Key Messages

Key messages from EAPN’s 2017 conference: Learning from the past to beyond 2020 – What EU strategy to fight poverty, social exclusion & inequality?

EAPN presents its members’ Key Messages from the 2017 policy conference: Learning from the past to beyond 2020: What EU strategy to fight poverty, social exclusion & inequality? On 15 June, the conference exchanged on the crucial questions of What integrated strategy should the EU propose to effectively fight poverty? and how should this strategy be mainstreamed into…


New study about indebtedness in Lithuania and its effect on the poor

The Lithuanian National Anti-Poverty Network in collaboration with Vilnius University has conducted a study on the problem of the forcible collection of debts by bailiffs from the perspective of indebted people and the specialists who work with them. The study is particularly relevant since it highlights the effect of enforced debt recoveries on the poor. As a matter of…


#On Our Watch EU: assessing the work of the European Parliament since 2014

What are the achievements of the European Parliament in the fight against social exclusion, poverty and discrimination? Have the MEPs kept their promises and made some progress since their election in 2014? In 2013- 2014 the EAPN launched the campaign Electing Champions for a Social Europe to encourage political candidates in the European parliamentary elections…