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November 2018

17th EU Meeting of People Experiencing Poverty – Let’s make education a way out of poverty! #2018PEP

November 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am - November 8, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
MCE Conference & Business Centre, Rue de l'Aqueduc 118
Brussels, 1050 Belgium
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Over a hundred people experiencing poverty from 30 European countries are preparing around this topic and will be in Brussels on 7-8 November to share their knowledge and experience with each other, and with EU decision-makers. For EAPN, education is a state of being ready for continuous learning, and ready for life. It is a fundamental right that should be accessible to all and not solely seen as a means to access the labour market.  Thus, we will be using…

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“Building Social Europe”, Flagship conference by Social Platform

November 29, 2018 @ 9:00 am - November 30, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Av. de Berna, 45 A
Lisbon, Portugal 1067 001 Portugal
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We are pleased to announce the Flagship Conference “Building Social Europe” that will take place on 29-30 November 2018 in Lisbon and which is organised in cooperation with the Portuguese Government. Arrivals are foreseen on 28 November and a networking dinner is planned for all members on that day. We very much hope that many of you and your Portuguese members will join us and make our very first Flagship Conference a big success! We invite and encourage you to register…

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December 2018

“Social policy in the European Union: state of play 2018” Presentation-debate

December 11, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
The International Auditorium, Boulevard du Roi Albert II, 5
Brussels, 1210 Belgium
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To mark the 19th edition of their flagship publication, the European Social Observatory (OSE) and the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) are holding a presentation-debate. A dominant issue in this annual review is the way in which the European Pillar of Social Rights has influenced EU policy making even before it was politically endorsed. The book examines the impact of the Pillar’s new ‘rights-based social investment approach’ while also questioning if the Pillar could encourage a fully-fledged ‘European Social Union’.…

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January 2019

Poverty Watch: The reality of poverty and social exclusion in the EU 

January 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
European Parliament, room ASP 5E3
Brussels, Belgium

The European Parliament's Intergroup Fighting Against Poverty and EAPN are pleased to invite you to the meeting of the Intergroup on: Poverty Watch: The reality of poverty and social exclusion in the EU.  An exchange on the European Anti-Poverty Network’s 2018 Poverty Watch Reports.  The event will be held on Tuesday 29 January 2019, from 13h00 to 15h00 at the European Parliament in Brussels, room ASP 5E3. The conference will be an opportunity to exchange together on the Poverty Watch reports from Finland, Spain, Italy…

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March 2019

Popular Political Economy in Europe? Looking for a pathway for job-creating and ecological public investment

March 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
RLS Brussels, Rue Saint-Ghislain, 62
Brussels, 1000 Belgium
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It is obvious that the economy after the major global crash in 2007 did not return to a sustainable path that would guarantee a decent life in dignity, providing socio-economic security and unfolding of human capabilities to the majority of European citizens. At the beginning of 2019, it is highly likely that we are entering a new recession. Also, while there are signs of stability in some places, it is equally clear that such achievements are established on the shoulders…

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