Publications


Submission to Action Plan for Jobs 2018

November 2017

EAPN Ireland has made a Submission to the Action Plan for Jobs 2018. The submission highlights the importance of: applying the Action Plan to poverty and equality impact assessment to ensure it is as effective as possible in reducing poverty and inequality and improving economic and social rights. the provision of quality jobs and decent […]

EAPN Ireland Newsflash October/November 2017

October 2017

EAPN Ireland Newsflash October/November 2017

Submission on the Future of Europe

October 2017

In its Submission to the consultation on the Future of Europe EAPN Ireland has asked that the EU must return to the values in its Treaties which are not about economic goals but about improving the quality of life of everyone living in the EU, while playing a positive role in the wider world. The EU must choose a future which is more sustainable with balanced social, environmental and economic goals as it has committed to under the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development.

Community Platform – Six Principles for an inclusive health policy

August 2017

In December 2016 the Community Platform, a network of 27 national organisations fighting poverty, social exclusion and inequality, published Six Principles for an inclusive health policy. These Principles provided a context for discussion at a seminar organised with All Together in Dignity Fourth World at the end of July 2017 which looked at the new Slaintecare report by […]

Summary of Regional Workshops for 2017 Social Inclusion Forum

August 2017

Each year in advance of the national Social Inclusion Forum (SIF) EAPN Ireland and Community Work Ireland carry out local workshops and focus groups to get people’s input and support their participation. The Key Messages from meetings in Dublin, Galway and a focus group with people with experience of homelessness were presented to the SIF on the 25th May 2017.

Submission to Budget 2018

August 2017

In its Submission to Budget 2018 EAPN Ireland has made proposals on the key measures needed if the Government is to follow through on its commitment to put in place an effective plan to address poverty and social exclusion.

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 […]

Better Europe Alliance – Response to European Commission 2017 Country Report for Ireland

April 2017

The Better Europe Alliance of Civil society organisations has produced its response to the 2017 Country Report for Ireland. The response outlines its proposals for a more balanced social, environmental and economic policy to ensure a better quality of life for everyone.

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.