13 Dec 2012

The conference brought together leading academic and policy makers to discuss organisation, delivery, funding and regulation of long-term care services.

13 Dec 2012

A new report by CEMR/Dexia shows how social spending in 2011 rose despite overall drop in subnational budgets.

13 Dec 2012

The largest Paralympics to ever be held, London 2012 has opened our minds to what people can achieve with great determination and passion.

13 Dec 2012

Moving from institutions to community-based care remains one of the biggest challenges facing European societies. ESN's training programme 'Managing Change' held its third and final session...

2 Nov 2012

The first meeting of the European Social Network's (ESN) new policy & practice group on Leadership, Performance and Innovation took place earlier this week.

2 Nov 2012

All the presentations and practice examples from our spring seminar in Rome are available for download.

2 Nov 2012

On 26-27 April, the Danish Presidency held a Conference on 'Youth: Employment and Inclusion in Times of Crisis' building on the Commission’s 'Youth Opportunities Initiative'.

2 Nov 2012

In 2011 the European Commission proposed a Council Recommendation to reduce early school leaving addressed across a range of social, youth, family, health, local community, employment...

2 Nov 2012

ESN’s Spring Seminar on the theme of 'Vulnerable youth in transition' took place in Rome on 10-11 May and was organised in collaboration with the Lazio Region.

2 Nov 2012

ESN publishes its report on deinstitutionalisation and development of community-based alternatives. This publication is available in English, český, magyar, polski, and română.

2 Nov 2012

The latest exchange forum on local homeless strategies took place on 8-9 March in Ghent (Belgium), organised by HABITACT. On behalf of ESN there were several participants...

2 Nov 2012

On 1 and 2 March, DG Education and Culture of the European Commission organised a conference on Early School Leaving.

2 Nov 2012

The Danish Presidency of the European Council, in cooperation with the Intergovernmental Group Europe de l’Enfance and the European Commission...

2 Nov 2012

Sixteen participants from four Visegrad countries gathered in Prague on the 12-13 March for the second session of the Managing Change training programme.

2 Nov 2012

ESN publishes its position paper on child poverty and child wellbeing this month, following several months of renewed focus on the issue at EU level.

2 Nov 2012

Eurohealthnet is the European network of organisations, agencies and statutory bodies working on health promotion...

2 Nov 2012

The final roundtable debate of the European Social Services Conference in Copenhagen reflected upon the key messages for the future of sustainable social services in Europe...

2 Nov 2012

The European Voice is the leading specialist newspaper for European affairs. On 31 May, it featured a special report on Europe’s social model...

2 Nov 2012

On 8 June HABITACT organised a seminar co-hosted by the Committee of the Regions which aimed to reflect on successful funding strategies, notably from EU sources...

2 Nov 2012

This seminar was the second in a series co-organised by AGE Platform Europe and the Committee of the Regions for the European Year 2012.

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