EAPN calls on its members to lobby Members of the European Parliament to support its amendments on fuel poverty

On the 6th of May, the Internal Market Committee voted on the report on the Internal Market in Electricity, The report is mainly focussed on the thorny question of “ownership unbundling” ie forcing energy firms to split up their energy production and distribution businesses. On 16 -19 June the European Parliament will vote in plenary on the report.

Press release: European Round Table on poverty and social exclusion, Rotterdam, 17-19 October 2004: “It’s time to build confidence in the EU Inclusion Strategy”

The European Round Table “Social inclusion in an enlarged EU: new challenges, new opportunities” takes place in Rotterdam on 17-19 October. On that occasion, EAPN publishes a series of position papers to promote an Inclusion Strategy which should be far more than a paper exercise…

EAPN attends Vulnerable Consumers Working Group

03/06/2015 – EAPN participated in the European Commission’s Vulnerable Consumer’s group organized jointly by DG Energy and DG Justice. The group operated from 2012-13 and is now starting up again  looking at develop new guidance for the Energy Union and highlighting good practices in the field of energy poverty and vulnerable consumers. A key issue will be the issue of  price regulation and the overlap between policy solutions on poverty and energy poverty.

First Meeting of the European Vulnerable Consumers Steering Committee

As part of its policy orientation work within the ASSIST2GETHER project, EAPN organises on Monday, 22nd of October the first meeting of the European Vulnerable Consumers Steering Committee (VCSC).  The main objectives of the meeting are: Share the project results and raise awareness on the project activities; Discuss the state of the art on legislation and policies impacting on energy…


17th European Meeting of People Experiencing Poverty: “Poverty & Access to Education: let’s make education a way out of poverty! Over a hundred people experiencing poverty from 30 European countries prepared around this topic and came in Brussels on 7-8 November to share their knowledge and experience with each other, and with EU decision-makers.   …