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EAPN Ireland Newsflash February 2017

February 2017

EAPN Ireland NewsFlash February 2017  

“CONNECTING THE DOTS” Round 2 – Participative Training on the Global Goals

February 2017

Using the UN Sustainable Development Goals to strengthen our work against poverty

Round 2: Using our knowledge in our communities
– Dublin 2nd March 2017
– Cork 7th March 2017
– Galway 9th March 2017

Response to the publication of the CSO poverty figures (SILC) for 2015

February 2017

In response to the publication of the latest report on the numbers of those in poverty in 2015 EAPN Ireland has again demanded a serious commitment by the Government to fighting poverty. Director of EAPN Ireland stated that “We repeat our call for the Government to implement its commitment to develop an integrated framework for […]

EAPN Ireland Newsflash January 2017

January 2017

EAPN Ireland Flash January 2017

Community Platform Press Statement: Six principles for an inclusive, equal and effective health policy

December 2016

On Human Rights day 2016, 29 leading national organisations working against poverty and inequality point Ireland’s failure to deliver on the human right to health and wellbeing for all

The Community Platform, representing 29 leading national networks and organisations, today launched 6 principles for an inclusive health policy.

CONNECTING THE DOTS- Using the UN Sustainable Development Goals to strengthen our work against poverty

November 2016

Free training for activists working against poverty by EAPN Ireland with support from Comhlámh.

Understanding poverty at local and global levels and learning how to use the commitments in the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Galway on 30th November, Dublin on 1st December and Cork on 2nd December.

Budget 2017 – Welcome increase but we need a concerted anti poverty strategy

October 2016

European Anti Poverty Network Ireland Press Release on Budget 2017 11 October 2016 for immediate release Enquiries: Paul Ginnell or Robin Hanan (numbers removed for web version) Anti-poverty network welcomes welfare increases, but we need a more ambitious and concerted plan to rebuild services, income and quality work to fight poverty The European Anti-Poverty Network […]

Community Platform Press statement: Budget 2017 must make good on Government promises to deliver a fair society Four Tests for the Budget 2017

October 2016

Four Tests for Budget 2017 here The Community Platform, an alliance of 29 national organisations, is calling for a Budget 2017 to reflect the promise in the Programme for Government to ‘deliver a fair society so that communities thrive’ through concrete measures and longer-term strategies to address inequality and poverty.  The Community Platform statement says: […]

EAPN Ireland AGM and workshop on poverty, inequality and health

September 2016

EAPN Ireland AGM and workshop on poverty, Inequity and Health.   Notice and registration form here   Carmelite Centre 56 Aungier Street, Dublin 21 October 2016 10.30 to 1.30, followed by a light lunch Outline Agenda 9.30             Registration 10.00           AGM business Introduction and Welcome Minutes AGM 2015 Annual Report 2015 Accounts for 2015 and election […]

EAPN Ireland Newsflash September 2016

September 2016

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