25 Apr 2018

The successful implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR) is a goal shared by all stakeholders so a recent seminar on the semester’s role in this, hosted by the European Centre for expertise in Brussels on the 17th of April, was particularly well timed. Carlos Santos Guerrero, vice-chair of the European Social Network (ESN), spoke at the event with a focus on the semester as a tool for delivering a social Europe.

23 Apr 2018

New study examines the options for boosting coordination and integration between social services and other agencies to help people furthest from the labour market into work.

23 Apr 2018

The European Social Network will highlight the role of social services in implementing the European Pillar of Social Rights during the upcoming 2018 Annual Convention for Inclusive Growth.

16 Apr 2018

The European Social Network (ESN), the independent network for public social services in Europe is looking for an expert to support ESN's work in 2018 focussing on how social services can support people furthest from the labour market to find and retain jobs through empowerment and autonomy.

16 Apr 2018

The European Social Network (ESN) is looking for external experts to support its work on the European Semester, the cycle of policy coordination between the European Commission and the Member States.

29 Mar 2018

A new approach is needed to tackle the recruitment crisis in the sector, European Social Network chief executive tells conference.

27 Mar 2018

Christchurch councillor Raf Manji believes Universal Basic Income could have a significance on society. Ahead of his presentation at the 26th European Social Services Conference he gives an excellent insight into what it is and its potential impact.

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.

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