Archive for May, 2011


EAPN Working Group calls for Immediate Release of the Review of Wage Setting Mechanisms

May 2011

Monday, May 23, 2011: The EAPN Ireland Europe 2020 Working Group cautiously welcomes media reports on the findings of the review of the Joint Labour Court process for setting the minimum wage in certain low paid sectors and calls on the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation to immediately release the review. While the report itself is […]

UN Report on Human Rights and Extreme Poverty in Ireland

May 2011

The UN Independent Expert for Human Rights and Extreme Poverty has advised that Ireland immediately undertakes a human rights review of all budgetary and recovery policies and ensures that it complies with the following fundamental human rights principles.

EAPN Ireland Closing Event for Ireland in Social Europe, 10 June 2010

May 2011

Dublin, 10 June 2011: Join us for EAPN Ireland “Ireland in Social Europe” closing event. The key note address by Julien Van Geertsom, President of the Belgian Federal Public Planning Service for Social Integration.

EAPN Ireland expresses condolences on the death of Dr Garret FitzGerald

May 2011

The European Anti Poverty Network (EAPN) Ireland extends condolences to the family and friends of former Taoiseach and Fine Gael Leader Garret Fitzgerald.

Claiming Our Future

May 2011

EAPN Ireland is a member of the Community Platform one of the organisers of Claiming our Future. The second Claiming our Future national event ‘Reducing Income Inequality’ will be held in Galway on 28th May. Entry is free.

Submission to the Government’s Jobs Initiative

May 2011

The EAPN Ireland Europe 2020 Working Group has made a submission to the Government’s Jobs Initiative which presents some key principles and makes a number of specific proposals in relation to the Jobs Initiative.