27 Mar 2018

Social services have a duty to support unaccompanied asylum-seeking minors.

27 Mar 2018

The European Social Network (ESN) presents its initial analysis of the European Commission’s country reports which outline the economic and social situation in the Member States.

27 Mar 2018

With the Bulgarian presidency continuing to emphasise the importance of a social Europe and the European Pillar of Social Rights, deinstitutionalisation of child care systems will be a key focus area of their presidency.

27 Mar 2018

New European agency aims to foster fair labour market mobility across the EU with social services sector to benefit from increased protection at EU level.

27 Mar 2018

European Social Network members advise more can be done to promote inclusion.

6 Mar 2018

The first tranche of workshops for the 26th European Social Services Conference in Seville have been unveiled.

6 Mar 2018

The European Social Network (ESN) publishes it’s annual ‘Year-in-Review’ publication for 2017, highlighting our activities and achievements over the past 12 months. Chief Executive Alfonso Lara Montero introduces this report.

6 Mar 2018

Latest toolkit draws on policy frameworks and innovative practices to provide guidance for social services when supporting people with disabilities.

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

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