Archive for November, 2011


EAPN Press Release on Survey of Income and Living Conditions 2010

November 2011

SILC 2010 has highlighted a dramatic rise in income inequality demonstrating that the burden of the financial crisis is not being shared equally.

EAPN Ireland Submission on new Human Rights and Equality Commission

November 2011

The EAPN Ireland submission on the planned emalgamating of the Equality Authority and the Irish Human Rights Commission highlights the importance of ensuring that the new Commission must have a strong remit and its independence must be guaranteed.

EAPN Ireland Review – Progress Towards Europe 2020

November 2011

In this latest edition of the EAPN Ireland Review we focus on the Europe 2020 strategy and its implementation, with a particular focus on the poverty target. It contains a briefing on the strategy and a report from workshops carried out in September which looked at the commitments to address poverty and the actual reality throughout […]

Government needs to act immediately to protect the most vulnerable or it will condemn people to live in poverty for decades

November 2011

EAPN Ireland and the Community Workers Cooperative call on the Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton to take immediate action to protect the most vulnerable in Budget 2012.