The EAPN Ireland Briefing on the European Social Fund (ESF) 2014-2020 provides the latest information on the development of the ESF Operational Programme for the next 7 years. This is a key tool for supporting measures to address poverty and social exclusion. The Programme will be finalised early in 2014 so it is important for community organisations to engage and try to influence it.
Archive for 2013
European Parliament Information Office Ireland and European Anti Poverty Network (EAPN) Ireland Free Seminar on 40 years of Ireland and Social Europe Looking back and looking forward Friday 15 November 2013 9.30 to 1pm European Parliament Information Office Molesworth Street, Dublin 2. This meeting is an opportunity to look back and take stock, to hear […]
European Anti Poverty Network meeting with Troika Post-bailout Ireland must prioritise social consensus A delegation from the European Anti Poverty Network (EAPN) Ireland met the Troika delegation at 5pm today, Monday 15 July, along with a delegation from the Society of St Vincent de Paul. This is the third time that EAPN Ireland, a network […]
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In preparation for the Forum on Tuesday 26 March 2013, 156 people took part in workshops organised by Community Workers Coop (CWC) and EAPN Ireland in Longford, Cork, Tralee, Wexford, Dublin and Galway and a national meeting on ‘poverty affecting women and minorities’. Participants from the regional meetings held up placards with key messages while […]
In a presentation to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Education and Social Protection today, the European Anti Poverty Network (EAPN) Ireland pointed to the increase in poverty and deprivation in the most recent CSO statistics. EAPN Ireland presented six steps to a more equal and inclusive Ireland: Poverty and equality proofing all policy and spending […]
2011 CSO figures published today reveal rising levels of deprivation: 25% of the population in deprivation(up by a half in 2 years) A third of children living in deprivation Twice as many people at work (15%) in deprivation compared to 2009 Lone parents and unemployed hardest hit Robin Hanan, Director of the European Anti Poverty […]