22 Apr 2015

ESN examines the recommendations laid out by the Programme of Intervention to Prevent Institutionalisation (P.I.P.P.I) synthesis report on ‘Innovative practices with marginalised families at risk of having their children taken into care’.

22 Apr 2015

At the at AFE Innovnet workshop in Udine, Italy, participants discussed technology and housing solutions to support the independence of older people.

22 Apr 2015

Local authorities discussed housing approaches, cooperation methods across sectors, urban planning and personalised support at a peer review in Odense on 8-10 April 2015.

22 Apr 2015

We are pleased to reveal more details about a number of workshops at the 23rd European Social Conference. This year’s conference will take place in Lisbon on 6-8 July.

22 Apr 2015

In its 2015 report ‘Evidence in public social services: An overview from practitioners and applied researchers’, ESN examines evidence-based practice and new approaches to social innovation and the links between evidence, policy and practice in the wake of the financial crisis.

30 Mar 2015

AFE-INNOVNET Network launched a Europe-wide repository set up to gather and share interesting initiatives and to help make population ageing a prospect for Europe’s economic and social growth.

30 Mar 2015

ESN announces their participation in the 4Quality! project and the organisation of one of the project’s three regional seminars taking place in Brighton in May. The 4Quality! project was launched in 2014 and aims to improve the quality of jobs and services in personal care and household services (PHS) across Europe.

30 Mar 2015

The European Social Network (ESN) actively contributes to the drafting of a report with policy recommendations on the transition towards socially inclusive and community-based care for people with severe mental disorders.

30 Mar 2015

The European Social Network (ESN) discusses the conclusions of the EPSCO Council on the annual growth survey (AGS) and the joint employment report (JER) and looks the findings related to tackling unemployment and supporting quality job creation.

30 Mar 2015

The second meeting of the ESN Working Group on Disability brought together participants from seven European countries to discuss how integrated services can better support people with disabilities.

27 Mar 2015

Introducing a number of new features and functionalities on the ESN website!

27 Mar 2015

In preparation of the third peer review of the project ‘Investing in Children’s Services, Improving Outcomes’ ESN visited Hungary and Italy to gain insights into new developments in the area of children’s services.

27 Mar 2015

The UN Headquarters in Vienna was the setting for the fourth annual conference of the Zero Project which addressed the themes of independent living and the political participation of people with disabilities.

25 Mar 2015

The European Social Network (ESN) announces the first of its workshops which will take place during its 23rd European Social Services Conference in Lisbon on the 6-8 July.

6 Mar 2015

In light of the publication of the Social Protection Committee's annual review of the most recent social protection policies and reforms in the EU in 2013-2014, the European Social Network (ESN) examines the key recommendations in terms of Member State's social priorities.

6 Mar 2015

The European Social Network's (ESN) recent participation in a Brussels-based expert workshop focused on provoking a discussion centred on the research project: IESI - 'ICT-Enabled Social Innovation in support of the implementation of the EU Social Investment Package'. This project aims to explore social innovation in terms of ICT technology.

6 Mar 2015

The second meeting of the ESN Working Group on Ageing and Care brought together members from eight countries to discuss European and national policies and practices that address health and social services integration.

6 Mar 2015

No seguimento do seminário da Rede Social Europeia (ESN) de novembro do ano passado iremos publicar um relatório que inclui diferentes processos, modelos e ferramentas de planeamento de vários países europeus.

6 Mar 2015

The European Social Network (ESN) details the importance of social planning as a key component for local authorities to design and implement effective and efficient services to address the needs of vulnerable groups.

6 Mar 2015

The '2014 Employment and Social Developments in Europe Review' published by the European Commission, indicates new trends and shows how countries providing high quality jobs, effective social protection, and those who moving towards a social investment approach have proved to be more resilient to the economic crisis.

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