The European Social Network’s (ESN) Working Group on the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) met in Brussels on 1-2 October to discuss the role of social services in eradicating poverty (SDG1).
The role of social services in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals.
The European Commission study on Long-Term-Care (LTC) highlights the common trends in Europe such as the shift from residential to homecare services, financial issues and the expansion of informal care.
Make the social inclusion of people with disabilities a reality through a continuum of legislation, policy, and practice.
Social services supporting people furthest from the labour market will meet in Vienna to discuss effective and holistic pathways to inclusion.
We are launching a call for experts to provide guidance to our working group on Integrated Care and Support. Send your application if you have the required expertise.
The Council of the European Union, representing the governments of the Member States, weakened an entitlement to carers leave included in a proposed European Directive on Work-Life Balance for Parents and Carers.
Key messages from the 26th European Social Services Conference
New initiatives, rooted in empowerment and investment in human capital, lead the transformation of social services across Europe.
Social investment was at the heart of the plenary and workshop presentations at the 26th European Social Services Conference. Delegates were able to learn and discuss key tools to boost investment, such as social impact bonds and universal basic income.
Social services in Europe are shifting towards person-led care and service users’ involvement to improve participation in society.
The 26th European Social Services Conference took place in Seville on 27th-30th May. This was the best attended conference so far with 610 delegates from 39 countries.
We are delighted to announce that over 500 senior professionals from Europe and beyond have now registered for the 26th European Social Services Conference in Seville.
The second of our series of webinars focused on how technology driven social investment can help promote social convergence across Europe.
The Nordic Welfare Centre will share best practices and recommendations for the successful social inclusion of migrant children and refugee families. The event is free and open to all delegates.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) Permanent Study Group on Disability rights (PSG DIS) argues that disability issues need more attention in Portugal to tackle the current challenges.