31 Oct 2012

The European Parliament voted on 9 March for a non-legislative resolution on an EU-wide strategy to support the social inclusion of Roma communities.

31 Oct 2012

ESN's Mental Health Working Group met for the fourth time in Berlin on 2 March 2011 to look at examples of public and private initiatives, strategies, and programmes - aiming to promote positive mental health...

31 Oct 2012

ESN participated in the World Disability Symposium that took place in Istanbul 4-6 March organised with the support of the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

31 Oct 2012

ESN visited its members in Germany in a guided tour of various local public social services in Stuttgart, Dortmund, Hamm and Düsseldorf.

31 Oct 2012

ESN participated in the Public Policy Exchange Symposium that took place in Brussels on 15th June and focused on tackling child poverty.

31 Oct 2012

Following national ministers’ unanimous support for the EU’s Roma Inclusion Framework Strategy in the EPSCO Council last month, EU Member States have started...

31 Oct 2012

Are there a variety of models of homeless service provision across Europe or does one size fit all? This question was at the heart of discussions at HABITACT’s 6th European seminar on local homeless strategies...

31 Oct 2012

Professional and political leaders from across the public, private and independent sectors met in Cardiff on 21-22 June at the Welsh National Social Services Conference ‘Making Change Work’...

31 Oct 2012

"I am delighted to have had this amazing opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences with prominent personalities from all over Europe..."

31 Oct 2012

The headline of this year’s European Social Services Conference was “Building an Active and Caring Society”. How do we get the balance right between...

31 Oct 2012

Every year, the European Social Services Conference hosts the Nordic Day, organised by the Nordic Centre for Welfare and Social Issues...

31 Oct 2012

Care is a relationship between two people: one who needs care and another who provides it. Behind this, however, lies a complex set of relationships between financers...

31 Oct 2012

ESN welcomes the Hungarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Hungary took over the EU Presidency on 1 January, following Belgium and Spain in a pre-determined 18-month programme.

31 Oct 2012

The first social policy peer review of 2011 focused on what makes somewhere 'a good place to grow older'. Hosted by the UK government’s Department for Work and Pensions...

31 Oct 2012

ESN participated at the launch of Apemfenix, the first association for people with mental health problems in the Spanish region of Castile La Mancha, member of ESN.

31 Oct 2012

A selection of recent press coverage about the impact of spending cuts on social services in Poland, Ireland, France, Serbia and UK.

31 Oct 2012

The different faces of the crisis and poverty were discussed at the 3rd Citizens’ AGORA organized at the European Parliament.

31 Oct 2012

After two and a half years of negotiations, the European Commission, the European Parliament and EU Member States have finally agreed a law intended to enhance EU citizens’ rights...

31 Oct 2012

Skills for Care and Development, an alliance of UK sector skills councils, organised an international research conference in Glasgow on 1 and 2 February 2011.

31 Oct 2012

Every three years, the EU publishes a report on economic, social and territorial cohesion, detailing progress in these areas and how the EU, national and regional governments have contributed. The 5th Cohesion Report(available in several languages) has just been published and presented on 1 February at the Cohesion Forum(includes video clips).

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