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EAPN Ireland events – The EU, its Parliament and the fight against poverty

April 2017

As the EU celebrates its 60th birthday, these regional workshops are your chance to discuss questions like How does Europe decide social policies? What difference does this make to people affected by poverty? How can we influence European policy? Why is the EU in crisis? What do Brexit and the rise of racism mean for […]

Submission to Consultation on Working Family Payment

April 2017

The Government is proposing to introducing a new Working Family Payment. EAPN Ireland’s submission to the consultation highlights how the payment can best achieve its goals of poverty reduction and making work pay.

Submission to National Reform Programme 2017

April 2017

EAPN Ireland’s submission to the Government’s NRP for 2017 outlines the measures Ireland needs to take to bring about a balanced social and economic recovery and to achieve it’s poverty and other Europe 2020 targets so that no-one gets left behind.

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 […]