LINKS test

2015 Joint letter to European Council on child migrant rights (Oct 2015) Open letter to Heads of States & Governments on the eve of the Internation Day for the Eradication of Poverty (17 Oct 2015) Joint letter to Energy Commissioner on energy poverty (Oct 2015) EAPN Assessment of the National Reform Programmes 2015 (Oct 2015)…

EAPN Letters

20202019201820152014201320122011201020092008200720062005 17/07/2020 – EAPN Letter to leaders on the Future of Europe 24/03/2020 – EAPN Open letter to EU leaders on Covid-19 24/04/2020 – EAPN Covid-19 Minimum Income letter to EU Commissioner Nicolas Schmit 05/05/2020 – EAPN Letter to Commissioner Dombrovskis on the Country Reports CSRs 21/11/2019 – EAPN letters to EU Commissioners Valdis Dombrovskis,…

Access to Public Services

The right to decent housing, education, social and employment services and health are essential to provide real quality of life for all (known as Social and Health Services of General Interest). Equally vital are getting affordable access to basic utilities like energy (fuel), water, transport etc (Services of General Interest) Currently the EU is putting…

EAPN speaks in Final Conference of SOPHIE Project: Impact of social and economic policies on health inequalities

01/10/2015 – On 29 September 2015, the researchers of the FP7 funded SOPHIE Project held a Conference during which they presented key findings of the research through moderated discussions with representatives of the European civil society and EU Institutions. The Project evaluated the impact of current social and economic policies on health inequalities in Europe with focus on…

EAPN speaks in Final Conference of SOPHIE Project: Impact of social and economic policies on health inequalities

01/10/2015 – On 29 September 2015, the researchers of the FP7 funded SOPHIE Project held a Conference during which they presented key findings of the research through moderated discussions with representatives of the European civil society and EU Institutions. The Project evaluated the impact of current social and economic policies on health inequalities in Europe with focus on the following areas: macroeconomic policies, welfare state, labour market, built environment, housing, gender and migration. The conclusions of the project bring data-based evidence reaffirming that restrictions and liberalisation of the EU economic and social policies in times of the recession and austerity measures have negative impact on the well-being of people. Sian Jones, Policy Coordinator at EAPN, discussant on the Panel on ‘Crisis, Austerity, Welfare and Employment’, welcomed the findings that good-quality social protection systems mitigated the impact of austerity and reduced health inequalities.

EAPN participates in Spring Alliance Event – Go Green, Be social

05/12/2013 – EAPN participated in this Spring Alliance event, to try to look at how to move towards a social and sustainable agenda, focussing on the specific elements of environmental taxes and the social implications. The event was supported by the King Baudouin Foundation, hosted by Pervenche Beres, and included discussion on an independent report developed for the Alliance “ Environmental Taxes and Equity concerns”.

EUIS Group Documents

EUIS Group Documents The EU Inclusion Strategies Group provides mutual support to Networks for the development of National Strategies and plans to fight poverty and will engage with EU Institutional arrangements and Strategies (Europe 2020, Social OMC, Employment Strategy, Platform Against Poverty, Structural Funds) to see to which extent they can be used to support the…

EAPN letters

2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2015 02/12/2015 – EAPN letter Letter to the EPSCO Council on 7-8 Dec 2015 – Making progress on the Social Triple A 14/10/2015 – EAPN and EPSU send joint letter on Energy Poverty to Energy Union Commissioner Šefčovič’s cabinet 21/09/2015 – EAPN letter to…

Key Documents – Services

08.10.2008: EAPN joint lobbying letter to MEPs: take action to reduce energy poverty now! 09.07.2008: Network news: special issue on Energy Poverty in the EU is out! 03.10.2007: EAPN Response to the Communication from the European Commission “Towards an European Charter on the Rights of Energy Consumers”

EAPN key documents

20212020201920182017201620152014201320122011201020092018 EC Proposal for EU Directive on Minimum Wages | EAPN Statement (February) Working towards a Socially Inclusive & Poverty-proof Recovery from the Pandemic | EAPN Assessment of ASGS & JER (February) EAPN Reaction to EPSR Action Plan (March) Working for a Green and Social that ends poverty | EAPN’s Response to the Annual Sustainable…