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ESN Newsletter
  April 2018
 
 
 

 
 
Implementation of social rights for European citizens: Securing the voice of social services
 
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.
 
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Improving service integration and coordination for those furthest from the labour market

 
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.
 
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Work in Progress: Independent living for people with disabilities

 
Final conference of ERASMUS+ project PODIUM concludes that supported decision-making is key for the success of Deinstitutionalisation together with person-centred approaches to service provision.
 
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European Social Services Conference 2018
 
 
Five reasons to attend the 26th ESSC in Seville
 
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.
 
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NORDIC DAY: Successful social inclusion of migrant children and families
 
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
 
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Technology and bottom-up initiatives empower communities across Europe
 
The second of our series of webinars focused on how technology driven social investment can help promote social convergence across Europe.
 
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Latest European News
 
Work is needed to tackle disability discrimination in Portugal
 
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.
 
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Seminar offers opportunity to discuss how the social pillar and the European semester can be tools for delivering a social Europe
 
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.
 
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  Latest publications
 
 
 
European Social Network's Annual Review 2017
 
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Towards more independent lives for people with disabilities: Reflections from social services across Europe
 
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Promoting the social inclusion of migrant children and young people: The duty of social serivces
 
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The Future of Social Welfare: The social services' perspective
 
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The role of social services in supporting migrant children and young people
 
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