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

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


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

Location Time and Date Venue
Galway 30th November 2016

9:45am – 3:30pm

People’s Resource Centre, St. Clare’s Walk

Merchants Road, Galway City ( )

Dublin 1st December 2016

9:45am – 3:30pm

Carmelite Centre,56 Aungier St., Dublin 2
Cork 2nd December 2016

9:45am – 3:30pm

Lantern Community Project, George’s Quay, Cork City ( )


Second Round:  Building on knowledge and developing skills and resources for effective activism. Training will take place in the same locations in February/March 2017


The training is participative and relevant for people from communities and groups experiencing poverty and social exclusion, their organisations and other activists working to end poverty

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Further Information: European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) Ireland, 100 North King Street, Smithfield, Dublin 7; Tel: 01-8745737; email: web:




UN Sustainable Development Goals: These are the 17 Goals adopted on September 25th 2015 to replace the Millennium Development Goals. The Sustainable Development Goals apply to all countries, including Ireland.  The Goals include a range of targets to be met by 2030 involving the ending of poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring prosperity for all.


European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) Ireland is a network of groups and individuals working against poverty. It is the Irish national network of EAPN Europe, which since 1990 has been lobbying for progressive social change across Europe. EAPN Ireland is made up of over two hundred local, regional and national anti-poverty organisations and individuals and supports members to influence national and European policy through training, information, collective action and networking.


Comhlámh was established in 1975 and is the Irish Association of Development Workers and Volunteers. It protects the interests of people working in development and for human rights. Through awareness raising, research, education and training it empowers individuals to take effective action to address global inequality.