EAPN EP event Social Standards Dec2017

7 December | Hosted event with S&D & Greens/EFA: Building a European Social Standards Union – what role for the European Semester?

Building a European Social Standards Union – what role for the European Semester? On 7 December 2017, EAPN and MEPs Sergio Gutiérrez Prieto (S&D) and Jean Lambert (Greens/EFA) jointly hosted an event in the European Parliament to see how progress can be made on social rights, social standards and poverty reduction, through the main EU coordination…

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EAPN 17october Stop Poverty Main Campaign Image ATD

End Poverty in Europe? Yes, we can! Ensuring we can all participate in society is the first Social Right

Brussels, 16 October 2017 On 17 October 2017, the UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) calls on the EU to End Poverty! Tackling poverty is about ensuring we can all participate in society on equal terms and have decent living conditions. To not do so, is a violation…

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EAPN Assessment National Reform Programmes Sept2017

Social Rights or Social Plight? | EAPN Assessment of the 2017 National Reform Programmes

EAPN presents its assessment of the 2017 National Reform Programmes in terms of poverty: Social Rights or Social Plight? Members assessed how far Member States are pursuing policies which contribute to key social targets of the Europe 2020 strategy (on poverty, employment and education). Are governments investing in social rights and standards to ensure inclusive…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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