European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) Ireland in association with the European Commission Representation in Ireland invite you to a Citizen’s Dialogue workshop- discussing the role of the EU in supporting a more equal society.
Almost 113 million people, or over 22% of the EU population, are at risk poverty and social exclusion. In Ireland approximately 750,000 people are at-risk of poverty. In a year when the European Parliament elections take place in a Europe which faces many challenges, including Brexit, migration, climate change and delivering social rights, these citizen’s dialogue workshops will ask how can we strengthen social solidarity and ensure that no-one is left behind. These workshops are open to everyone and will provide a good opportunity for discussion on the issues.
The workshops are free and all are welcome
· Hugh Frazer, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Applied Social Studies, Maynooth University. Hugh is the former coordinator of the European Social Policy Network which advises the European Commission on social policy and former Director of the Combat Poverty Agency.
· Paul Ginnell, Director of European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) Ireland
· Panel members: Representatives from the European Commission and from community and voluntary organisations.
Venue: Imperial Hotel, South Mall, Cork City
Date: Tuesday March 19th
Time: Registration at 09:30 a.m., Workshop 10:00 a.m. to 13:00 p.m.
A light lunch will be provided at the end of the workshop
Registration: If you would like to attend any of the workshops you can register here.