EAPN member FEANTSA, the Belgian Federal Public Planning Service for Social Integration, and Housing First Belgium will hold a 3-day conference Winning the Fight Against Homelessness at the Palais d’Egmont on 9-11 June 2016 in Brussels, Belgium.
The Poverty Alliance (EAPN Scotland) | Congratulations to Scotland’s first accredited Living Wage hotel
08/01/2016 – Shetland’s Scalloway has become the first hotel in Scotland to become an accredited Living Wage employer. The hotel which is based 6 miles from Lerwick employs eighteen staff, all which received a pay increase as a result of becoming accredited.
FEAD Platform for Exchange of experience & Dissemination of outcomes EAPN will contribute to the development of the FEAD (Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived) Platform for exchange of experience and dissemination of outcomes. The Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) supports EU countries’ actions to provide material assistance to…Details
Transnational cooperation in the ESF helps develop better and more effective employment and social policies and improve the delivery of reforms, essentially by enabling people to learn from experiences and good practice in other countries. In this project, led by AEIDL (European Association for Information on Local Development), EAPN offers technical assistance to the Euoreapn…Details
The RE-InVEST project aims to contribute to a more solidary and inclusive EU, through an inclusive, powerful and effective social investment strategy at EU level. It brings together civil-society organisations, trade unions, policy makers and academics in the ‘Alliances to fight poverty’ network. The project itself adopts a participative approach that gives voice to vulnerable…Details
European Meetings of People Experiencing Poverty The European meetings of people experiencing poverty are annual gatherings of delegations of people with direct experiencing poverty coming from EU and EFTA countries who meet to exchange on policies that are impacting on their daily lives, with each other and guests coming from National and EU Institutions, Social…Details
Multi-Agency Guidance Note on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support for Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Migrants in Europe
15/12/2015 – UNHCR, IOM and MHPSS.net (Mental Health & Psychosocial Network) including Terre des Hommes just released their Multi-Agency Guidance Note “Mental Health and Psychosocial Support for Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Migrants on the Move in Europe”. This short guidance note is not specific on children though one specific para is on them and provides…Details
17/12/2015 – “As the European Council prepares to discuss terrorism and migration, heads of state must address causes and solutions at home as well as abroad”, writes Pierre Baussand, director of Social Platform, the largest platform of European social NGOs.
18/12/2015 – EAPN Ireland, one of the 5 EAPN national pilot projects on Europe 2020 and the European Semester, has just issued its Briefing on Poverty, 2015, and proposals for 2016-2021.This paper gives an overview of poverty in Ireland today and makes proposals to political parties who wish to make a serious impact on poverty…Details
This paper outlines, in brief, the position of the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and other related free-trade agreements. It tries to point out the potential consequences of these agreements, in their current form, on poverty and social exclusion in European countries. The basis for this input is…Details