EAPN participates in ESDE (Employment and Social Development Review) presentation

06/02 – This invitation-only event presented the 2nd edition of the Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) Review, which assessed the economic and social situation in the EU and impact of policy approaches. Following an introduction by KoosRichelle, Director of DG Employment, chapters on the dynamics of long-term unemployment, poverty and social exclusion were presented and debated, followed by panel debates from experts and key stakeholders.

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EAPN as part of Adhoc Group of Social Networks present Roadmap for driving implementation on Child Poverty and Well-being

01/02 – An Adhoc group (ATD 4th World, Caritas Europa, Coface, Eurochild, EAPN, Eurodaconia, European Social Network, PICUM) sent a letter to Commissioner Andor, presenting joint proposals for a roadmap to drive more effective implementation of the up-coming Recommendation on Child Poverty and Well-being, by engaging all actors – at EU, national and local levels. 

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EAPN contributes to Conference of the European Economic and Social Union (EESC) and the European Movement

01/02 – The EESC and the European Movement held a joint conference in Dublin on 1 February under the title “Ireland 40 Years On: the benefits, opportunities and challenges of EU Membership”.  EAPN was asked to contribute to a panel “Ireland as an example of how to cope with the challenges posed by the financial crisis”. 

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