EAPN-IB is part of EAPN-ES, the Spanish network created in 2004 formed by 19 networks of different autonomies and 16 state entities. It is a recognized entity in the national and European level and a valid interlocutor in front of the public administrations. In turn, it is part of the EAPN (European Anti Poverty Network), a European network for the fight against poverty and social exclusion and which was born in Brussels in 1990 as an independent coalition of NGOs. In addition, it is a consultative body of the European Council and founding member of the European Platform of NGOs for social action. It is made up of more than 29 national networks and 18 European organizations.