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.
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.
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.
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.
A new approach is needed to tackle the recruitment crisis in the sector, European Social Network chief executive tells conference.
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.
Building on our success.
Social services have a duty to support unaccompanied asylum-seeking minors.
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.
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.
European Social Network members advise more can be done to promote inclusion.
The first tranche of workshops for the 26th European Social Services Conference in Seville have been unveiled.
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.
Latest toolkit draws on policy frameworks and innovative practices to provide guidance for social services when supporting people with disabilities.
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.
‘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.