This Task Force comes under both Objective 1.2 and Objective 2.2 of the EAPN Strategic Plan.
Objective 1.1: EAPN will work to ensure that the Europe 2020 Strategy, the Platform against Poverty and the Social Inclusion strategy (Social OMC) deliver progress to effectively mainstream social concerns and to reduce poverty and inequality.
Objective 1.2: EAPN will work to support its members to effectively engage in public debates and national and European policy making, on poverty, social exclusion and inequality.
Objective 1.3: EAPN will seek to engage and contribute to alliances for an alternative model of social and sustainable development that puts people and planet first.
Objective 2.2: EAPN will provide opportunities for mutual exchange between its members to ensure a transfer of knowledge, experience and learning on practices and policies in the fight against poverty, social exclusion and inequalities.
With this Task Force, EAPN aims to help the network deepen its understanding and build consensus on common policy demands to tackle the refugee, asylum seeker crisis and approach to migration, based on human rights and from an anti-poverty perspective.
Composition: Rachele Bezzini (EAPN Italy), Eleni Karaoli (EAPN Cyprus, Task Force proposer), Aleksandra Zivkovic (EAPN Croatia), Robin Hanan (EAPN Ireland), Kadri Soova (PICUM, Task Force proposer), Magnus Palsson (EAPN Sweden), Stefan Stefanovic (EAPN Serbia), Clotilde Clark-Foulquier (Eurodiaconia)
Support and contact in the EAPN Secretariat: Sian Jones.
For a full description of the Task Force, please click here.
Duration: September 2016 to July 2017.
I. First Meeting, 26 September 2016
II. Second Meeting, 28 November 2016
III. Third Meeting, 3 April 2017
III. Background documents