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 ...
- Better Europe Alliance Press Release in advance of meeting with Oireachtas Committee on EU Affairs
- Community Platform Press release and publication: Widening inequality hitting most vulnerable
- Budget 2016 – unless we prioritise vital, well targeted spending over tax cuts, the misery for many will continue.
- Presss release on new Commission reccomendations
- Anti Poverty Network welcomes Oireachtas Committee Report declaring Direct Provision for Asylum Seekers “not fit for purpose”
- Press Release: Poverty figures show need for 5 year plan against poverty
- We can only rebuild trust in Ireland’s role in Europe if commitments to social justice, equality and environmental sustainability are delivered
- Statement on Budget 2015
- Putting the fight against poverty at the heart of the European Parliament elections, 2014
- Press release: CSO figures published today show that 1.2 million people now experience deprivation, twice the pre-recession figure.
Community Platform – Action for Social Change – Programme and Registration Form Action for Social Change: Learning from grassroots experience Wednesday 2 Dec., 10am -1:40pm, F2 Centre, Rialto. Be inspired and provoked by studies of grass-roots activism, share experiences with activists for equality and social inclusion from all over the country and discuss how to […]...full story
The Better Europe Alliance met with the Oireachtas Committee on EU Affairs today. The meeting was to discuss the Alliance’s analysis of the EU’s 2015 Country Specific Recommendations for Ireland which covered Government finances, health, increasing the work intensity of households, and housing....full story
Read here: Four tests for Budget 2016 Test 1: Will Budget 2016 redistribute income towards the poorest 20% of the population and compensate those who have lost most over the last seven years? Test 2: Will Budget 2016 strengthen access to quality employment? Test 3: Will Budget 2016 provide the funding needed to restore and strengthen […]...full story