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EAPN Europe Publications
Conference and publication: Promoting a Socially , Economically and Environmentally Sustainable Ireland in EuropeDecember 2014
The Conference on 5 December 2014 brought together 70 social and environmental activists and decision-makers to discuss how to bring our concerns to the table, particularly with he mid-term review of the 10-year Europe 2020 strategy next year. (Background publication here) Speakers included representatives from the Alliance members as well as Marian Harkin, MEP; Rory […]
Submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Social Protection and Education expresses strong concerns about the negative poverty impact of introducing a single welfare payment for all people aged 16-64 in the current economic climate.
The Europe 2020 Strategy includes, as one of its 5 key targets, a target to reduce poverty by 20 million people, to be delivered through a flagship initiative: the ‘European Platform against Poverty’. Read EAPN’s detailed proposals about the kind of platform that we want at national and European level.
Help us save the EU poverty reduction target. Download EAPN Ireland’s detailed briefing for Oireachtas members on why the poverty target is so important