The 2017 conference programme is live!
The programme for the 25th annual European Social Services Conference, which takes place in Valletta, Malta this year on 26-28 June, is now available to view.READ MORE
The Members’ Forum takes place every three to four years, when ESN prepares the submission of its three-year strategy to the European Commission. This year, it took place at Hotel Bloom in Brussels on 20-21 April 2017.
Connecting Europe with local communities
European Semester report 2017
Read our latest report from ESN's Reference Group on the European Semester in 2016. This publication features 25 European Member States, who each highlight the relevant challenges faced by local social services in their own context.READ MORE
Watch speakers from ESN Workforce seminar
All speaker videos from our workforce seminar are now available in the ESN video library. Catch-up with presentations from Shereen Hussein, Ellen Belluomini, Michael Farrugia and many more.READ MORE
The European Pillar of Social Rights –towards a people’s Europe?
The European Social Network (ESN) launches its position paper on the European Pillar of Social Rights – an initiative of the European Commission’s President Jean-Claude Juncker to give a stronger social focus to the EU political agenda.READ MORE
New video on unaccompanied child migrants
Unaccompanied child migrants were a key focus of our 3-year study into children's services across Europe, with a spotlight on how services can best care for and integrate them. This will remain an important theme for ESN in 2017.READ MORE