6 Mar 2018

Figures published by European Asylum Support Office show a 43% decrease in asylum applications in 2017 compared with 2016. Despite this, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (EUFRA) highlights that key issues still need addressing.

6 Mar 2018

‘Increasing the knowledge base on demographic change’ conference organised by the Joint Programme Initiative More Years Better Lives (JPI MYBL) seeks to meet the challenges of ageing societies.

6 Mar 2018

The European Social Network (ESN) emphasised the important role of social services in forthcoming EU policy on early childhood education and care during a meeting with the European Commission.

25 Jan 2018

Social inclusion and transition to adulthood are at the core of a report developed within ESN’s work on migration in 2017.

24 Jan 2018

New reports take stock of efforts towards inclusive education and provision of early childhood education and care services.

24 Jan 2018

Over 100 people attended a promotional event for the 26th European Social Services Conference, held on 12 January in Seville in cooperation with the Ministry of Equality and Social Policies of Andalusia.

24 Jan 2018

The stage is set for the 2018 European Social Services Conference

24 Jan 2018

In 2018 the conference will be held in Seville, Spain, and we would like more service users to be involved and share their stories and ideas in the same way BTTC did in Malta in 2017.

22 Jan 2018

Alfonso Lara Montero looks to the future and outlines his key priorities as ESN’s new CEO for the upcoming years.

14 Dec 2017

John Halloran, founder of ESN, is stepping down as CEO at the end of the year. As ESN enter a new chapter, John would like to send a message to all of those that have supported ESN's growth and success in the years since its inception and to wish the organisation a bright future.

4 Dec 2017

ESN launches the first of a series of webinars. It will look into evidence-based policy and practice in Europe and US

1 Dec 2017

The November ‘Monthly data collection on the migration situation in the EU’ has been produced by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA). It outlines many human rights concerns.

1 Dec 2017

On 6th of November, the European Social Network (ESN) participated in a conference organised by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on the topic of integration of refugees in the labour market.

1 Dec 2017

Alfonso Montero, Deputy Chief Executive of the European Social Network (ESN), moderated a session on innovation in social services at a high-level EU social innovation conference, and shares insights from the event with us.

1 Dec 2017

As the 2018 European Semester cycle starts the European Social Network (ESN) presents its analysis on the most pressing challenges facing social services at local level and makes suggestions for policy-makers on how to address these.

1 Dec 2017

The Investing in Later Life report published by the European Social Network (ESN) is a toolkit for social services providing care for older people.

1 Dec 2017

The European Social Network (ESN) welcomes the greater prominence given to social issues in the Annual Growth Survey, the first step of the European Semester cycle.

6 Nov 2017

Building on the Members Forum, this meeting aims to give members the opportunity to offer their input on the activities planned by the European Social Network (ESN) for 2018 to 2021.

6 Nov 2017

October saw further progression for The European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR) with endorsement from EU Ministers of Employment and Social Affairs

6 Nov 2017

The conference on ‘Dignity + Independent living = DI’ took place on the 12-13 October. The Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU organised the conference with an approach to the topic that focused on collaboration.

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