As part of the preparation process for the 2013 Social Inclusion Forum which will take place on March 26th in Croke Park, the Community Workers’ Co-operative and the EAPN Ireland are carrying out a number of preparatory workshops. These workshops will support people to contribute to and prepare for the national Social Inclusion Forum.
Archive for February, 2013
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 […]
EAPN Ireland has made a submission on the proposals for a new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived to Emer Costello MEP. Ms Costello is writing the report on the new Fund for the European Parliament’s Committee on Employment and Social Affairs. The total Fund of around €2.5 billion targets the most deprived persons to alleviate food deprivation, homelessness the material deprivation of children. The main focus of the fund is to provide these people with access to food and other basic goods whil also allowing for social inclusion measures.
Meeting between Anti Poverty Network and Troika Delegation ‘Austerity measures’ are deepening poverty and creating new poverty trapsFebruary 2013
Press Release 4 February 2013 Meeting between Anti Poverty Network and Troika Delegation ‘Austerity measures’ are deepening poverty and creating new poverty traps At 5pm today, a delegation from the European Anti Poverty Network will meet with the ECB, EC, IMF Troika to discuss their quarterly review of the Irish programme. Paul Ginnell, EAPN Ireland […]