Values Manifesto for Elections 2020posted by community_admin : January 22, 2020 4:36 pm
In the run-up to Elections 2020 the Community Platform has developed a values based manifesto and materials to promote it. The values of Community, Participation and Decency must be to the fore in Election 2020. Electing people who will deliver on these values on the 8th February will help achieve the type of inclusive society … Continue reading Values Manifesto for Elections 2020read more...
Four Tests for Budget 2020posted by community_admin : September 25, 2019 11:33 am
In advance of Budget 2020 the Community Platform has published Four Tests for Budget 2020. These tests are:read more...
Test 1: Will Budget 2020 redistribute income towards the poorest 20% Test 2: Will Budget 2020 strengthen access to quality employment? Test 3: Will Budget 2020 restore and strengthen public services which are of particular importance to people on low income? Test 4: Will the impact of Budget 2020 be assessed to ensure that all provisions reduce poverty and inequality?
Declaring our Human Rigthsposted by community_admin : December 7, 2018 11:02 am
The Community Platform joined with the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Alliance to mark the 70th Anniversary of the signing of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The ‘Declaring our Human Rights’ event involved group and personal reflections of the meaning of the Declaration for people’s lives, song and creative expression. Everyone was reminded … Continue reading Declaring our Human Rigthsread more...
Equal Right to Health for Allposted by community_admin : December 12, 2017 1:05 pm
On Universal Health Coverage Day on the 12th December the Community Platform has published a leaflet and poster which highlight shocking facts which show that the equal right to health is being denied to those experiencing poverty, social exclusion and inequality and to call on the Government to bring about change.
The final report from the “Health as a Human Right” seminar held jointly by the Community Platform and All Together in Dignity in June 2017 is also available to download.read more...
Six Principles for an Inclusive Health Policyposted by community_admin : November 14, 2017 12:10 pm
The Community Platform emphasises six essential principles for a fairer and more inclusive health policy.read more...
The Future Perspective of the Community Platform (2015)posted by community_admin : October 9, 2017 8:04 am
This paper sets out some key elements of the situation in Ireland after six years of austerity policies and proposes policy directions for a future Ireland that would better reflect the values of the Community Platform. It builds on a body of policy work done in previous years by the Community Platform and is based on discussion and exchange with our member organisations.read more...