ESN Newsletter June 2016 Unable to see this email? View it in your browser  
 
  European Social Network
 
ESN Newsletter
  June 2016
 
 
 
 
 

Local strategies for social cohesion

 
‘The future is local’ was the title of the European Social Network (ESN)’s 2016 annual conference, which took place in The Hague on 20-22 June. Following up from the 24th European Social Services Conference in The Hague, ESN examines the main take aways and insights gained over the three-day event in terms of decentralisation, community empowerment and local partnerships.
 
READ MORE »
 
 
 
 
 
ARTICLE ALSO AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING LANGUAGES:
Germany France Italy Spain
 
 
 
 
 
Latest from ESN
 
 
Decentralisation at the crossroads
 
The decentralisation of social service delivery was a key theme at the 2016 European Social Services Conference (ESSC) with an aim to work more closely with communities and citizens and challenge established and ingrained ways of working. In this article ESN examines the stay of play across Europe.
 
READ MORE »
 
 
Local partnerships for social inclusion
 
At our 24th European Social Services Conference we explored a variety of poverty inclusion strategies to tackle homelessness, household debt and social exclusion. But how will integrated approaches against poverty actually work?
 
READ MORE »
 
 
Empowering communities for better outcomes
 
The empowerment of communities was a key theme at the 24th European Social Services Conference. Communities have a strong role to play in the development of services at the local level. We look at how, more and more, we should be considering 'collective knowledge creation' and how information technology can contribute to empowerment of citizens.
 
READ MORE »
 
 
Empowering ESN attends Polish Social Policy Congress
 
On 13-15 June, ESN Policy Director Alfonso Lara Montero presented at the annual conference of the Polish Society of Social Policy organised by ESN member Janusz Korczack Pedagogic University in Warsaw. In his article, Alfonso shares some insights from the conference with us.
 
READ MORE »
 
Latest European News
 
Mainstreaming palliative care in an age-friendly society
 
On 15 June 2016, the European Social Network (ESN) attended a conference organised by AGE Platform Europe in cooperation with the Council of Europe on mainstreaming palliative care for an age-friendly society. ESN highlights the current situation and requirements for future development in palliative care, as presented at the conference.
 
READ MORE »
 
Combatting abuse of older people in care
 
On the occasion of the 11th World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the European Social Network (ESN) participated in an event hosted by the European Commission on 16 June 2016 on fighting elder abuse in health and long-term care.
 
READ MORE »
 
 
 
 
 
    News for Members
 
 
YOU MUST LOG-IN TO ACCESS THIS AREA OF THE SITE  »
 
Read about new European project calls in the area of active inclusion and how ESN is creating local research partnerships in the UK - beginning with the University of Sussex. 
 
 
READ ALL MEMBERS NEWS »
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Latest publications
 
 
 
The newly published report 'Investing in Children's Services. Improving Outomes' is now available
 
READ MORE »
 
 
 
Annual Review 2015. Now available also in French, German, Italian, Polish and Spanish!
 
READ MORE »
 
 
 
Integrated Social Services in Europe
 
READ MORE »
 
 
 
  Latest resources
 
 
 
European Social Services Conference - professional photos now online and available to download.
 
VISIT OUR FLICKR »
 
 
Get a summary of media, photos and key tweets from the European Social Services Conference across three days.
 
VIEW OUR STORIFY »
 
 
 
Do you want to know who our members are? Have a look at our members' map!
 
MEMBERS MAP »
 
 
 
  Podcast library
 
 
 
Listen to our podcasts
 
LISTEN »
 
 
 
  Become a member
 
Network with social services directors and professionals from across Europe
 
JOIN US »
Join the conversation
 
Follow us for constant updates
 
Twitter   Linkedin   Flickr
 
Contact us
European Social Network
{domain.address}
 
    With financial support
from the European Union
 
 
 
Copyright © European Social Network 2015
 
To unsubscribe from this newsletter, please click here.