European Anti-Poverty Network: Annual Conference, ‘Learning from the past to Beyond 2020 – What EU strategy to fight poverty, exclusion & inequality?’

15 June, 14:00-17:30 | International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), 5 Boulevard Albert Roi II, Brussels 1210, Belgium

The conference aims to:

  • Present ideas & messages from the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) from an internal session of members, including input from people experiencing poverty.
  • Get feedback & debate with the European Commission & Council.
  • Get responses from other Civil Society Organisations & partners.
  • Give special attention to the SDG agenda; the follow up on the European Pillar of Social Rights, and the implications of the Future of Europe proposals, in trying to move forward for a transformative social and sustainable framework for beyond 2020.

Key speakers invited:

  • People experiencing poverty & EAPN members
  • Hugh Frazer, Coordinator ESPN and Professor from Maynooth University, Ireland
  • Ruth Paserman (Commissioner Thyssens’ Cabinet)
  • Kaia Iva, Minister of Social Protection (Estonian Presidency)
  • Nelson Muffuh, Chief of Staff to Deputy Secretary General of the UN
  • Representatives from Eurodiaconia, Eurochild, FEANTSA, ETUC, Semester Alliance
  • Marcel Haag, Secretariat General, European Commission

More information here.