Slovenian Anti-Poverty Network

EAPN Slovenia recently joined our network (EAPN General Assembly, September 2019, Helsinki) “Slovenia is currently tackling many issues in regard to poverty and social exclusion, thus we want to establish stronger network and build strong alliances! We hope to achieve relevant changes in the society due to the fact that we gathered enthusiastic NGOs and…

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Actions speak louder than words, what values will Von Der Leyen really uphold? | Joint op-ed

Co-signed by 20+ European Organizations, this op-ed calls on Commission President-elect von der Leyen to create a fairer, greener, inclusive and prosperous Europe with human rights, equality, and social and environmental justice as the key priorities. President-elect Ursula von der Leyen has proposed a number of unsuitable mandates and controversial candidates to lead the European…

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The role of power, politics and participation in eradicating poverty in Europe | EAPN Seminar

On 16 September 2019, European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) with the Finnish Anti-Poverty Network EAPN-Fin, the EU2019FI, BIBU– Tackling Biases and Bubbles in Participation -research project and SOSTE Finnish Federation for Social Affairs and Health held a seminar on the role of power, politics and participation in eradicating poverty in Europe in the framework of the…

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AGS 2020: Move from Aspiration to Inspiration on Social Rights and Poverty Reduction | Letter to President Juncker and Von Der Leyen

EAPN has written to the President of the European Commission to ensure the AGS 2020 continues its progress towards a more balanced social/economic/environmental strategy delivering on poverty, social rights + participation. We underline 10 key messages for the 2020 Annual Growth Survey, building on our exchanges with our members on their findings this year and…

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Become a Volunteer Interpreter for the 2019 European Meeting of People Experiencing Poverty

The European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) is seeking VOLUNTEER INTERPRETERS for the 18th European Meeting of People experiencing Poverty (PeP) organized in Brussels at the Crowne Plaza (Rue Gineste 3) on 18 – 19 November 2019. This meeting gathers people experiencing poverty from all over Europe and gives them the opportunity to communicate and share their…

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Going Beyond the Data – the realities of poverty in Europe | EP Roundtable 16 October 2019

On 16 October 2019, the eve of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 17 October, the European Parliament’s MEPs Cindy Franssen (EPP) and Pierfrancesco Majorino (S&D) and EAPN hosted a Roundtable on the reality of poverty in Europe, organised together with ATD Fourth World, the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) & Emmaus…

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Is the 2019 European Semester More Social? | EAPN Assessment of the European Semester 2019

EAPN presents its report on the European Semester – Is the European 2019 European Semester More Social? – an assessment on how far the European Semester in 2019 has supported progress in terms of delivery on social rights and the Europe 2020 poverty reduction target, as well as promoting participation of civil society and people facing…

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