This Task Force comes under both Objective 1.2 and Objective 2.2 of the EAPN Strategic Plan. Objective 1.1: EAPN will work to ensure that the Europe 2020 Strategy, the Platform against Poverty and the Social Inclusion strategy (Social OMC) deliver progress to effectively mainstream social concerns and to reduce poverty and inequality. Objective 1.2: EAPN…Details
A Video tribute to activists by Genevieve Baert with messages from the 2015 EU Meeting of People Experiencing Poverty opened EAPN’s 2016 Policy Conference.Details
Friends of the Earth Europe, European Public Services Union, European Anti-Poverty Network – Press release,Brussels, July 5th – the European Commission today proposed the provisional application of the free trade deal between the EU and Canada (the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement – CETA). That means the agreement would be applied before national parliaments have…Details
On June 17 the EPSCO Council adopted the Council Conclusions on an integrated approach to combating poverty and social exclusion. The Dutch Presidency has published the addendum in the form of a booklet containing valuable best practices from all over Europe. Read the addendum here!Details
The European Policy Centre publishes its new Publication “Europe and the refugees: a crisis of values” by Juliane Schmidt
In light of World Refugee Day, Juliane Schmidt takes stock of the EU’s approach to the current refugee crisis and how it’s affecting the Union’s cohesion and image. Unfortunately, until now, the EU and its member states have failed to come up with a common approach to find a solution for the increased number of…Details
The Council calls on the Commission and the Member States to develop an integrated approach to combat poverty and social exclusion by combining adequate income support, access to quality services and inclusive labour markets, while ensuring equal opportunities for women and men. This is stated in the Conclusions on ‘Combating poverty and social exclusion: an…Details
This issue of the Derbyshire Unemployed Workers’ Center’s Summer Solidarity Bulletin 2016 focuses on the wrongdoings committed in broad daylight throughout the county by the agencies Best Connection and Transline. Read the full quarterly newsletter here!
A Video tribute to activists by Genevieve Baert with messages from the 2015 EU Meeting of People Experiencing Poverty opened EAPN’s 2016 Policy Conference. Read more about the event by clicking here!
EAPN is signatory to the Joint Statement put forward by the Alliance for Investing in Children welcoming the Council’s Acknowledgement of Child Poverty
EAPN endorses the statement presented by the Alliance for Investing in Children to welcome the Conclusions adopted by the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumers Affairs Council. With wealth inequalities rising all across Europe and the Agenda 2030 poverty goals seeming each year more difficult to achieve, it is all the more important that Council…Details
Brussels, 28 June 2016 – The outcome of the UK referendum should be a definitive wake up call for the European Union, Member States and for all those who wish to see progressive social change across Europe.