Putting the fight against poverty at the heart of the European Parliament elections, 2014
19 European Parliament election candidates from Ireland join Europe-wide call for an EU Anti Poverty Strategy: see press release Read the special edition of the EAPN Ireland Review on the elections – explaining the role of the Parliament, the issues and candidates in the election Follow the EAPN (Europe) blog on the campaign Following a successful series of meetings between community groups and candidates for the European Parliament, EAPN Ireland, the Irish network of the European Anti Poverty Network (EAPN), today announced that the EAPN’s demand for an explicit anti-poverty strategy and monitoring by people experiencing poverty has so far been been endorsed ...
EAPN Ireland is a network of groups and individuals working against poverty and is the Irish national network of the European Anti Poverty Network. We aim to put the fight against poverty at the top of the EU, national and local agenda. Read More
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Budget 2015 measures are the first tentative steps away from austerity – now we need some signposts and a roadmap to an inclusive Ireland. EAPN Ireland has welcomed measures announced in Budget 2015 to undo some of the cuts in income and services which have devastated the lives of people on low income since […]...full story
46 people from the community sector, voluntary sector, trade unions, think tanks, government and politics took part in a discussion on “An Action Plan for Adequate Income” on 7 September 2014. The report from the workshops will be integrated into the draft roadmap and will be circulated. The papers from the Conference are: […]...full story