23 Jul 2013

The Lithuania EU Presidency promises to promote social cohesion and more sustainable social security through social investment, and to make youth a priority of their agenda.

3 Jul 2013

At the pre-conference Nordic Day event, delegates looked at the problems faced by young people not in employment, education or training.

3 Jul 2013

After two days of intense discussions, the final debate at the 21st European Social Services Conference brought together renowned panelists to discuss social investment in Europe and the need to balance its economic and social values.

3 Jul 2013

The second day of the conference looked at services from different areas including health, housing, community and technology, and the way they have been reshaped to transform people’s lives.

3 Jul 2013

The 21st European Social Services Conference took place on 17-19 June in Dublin. Opened by the President Michael D. Higgins...

3 Jul 2013

Workshops from Ireland, Germany and the Netherlands drew attention to specific aspects of social services for young people at the 21st European Social Services Conference.

3 Jul 2013

At our annual conference in Dublin, a number of workshops pick up the challenge of developing social and health services for a population that is living longer.

3 Jul 2013

At the 21st European Social Services Conference a number of workshops looked at how services and local communities can work together with people with disabilities to ensure their wellbeing.

3 Jul 2013

At the 21st European Social Services Conference, workshops from the UK, Ireland and Sweden drew attention to specific aspects of social services for children and families.

11 Jun 2013

The 4th Romanian social services conference took place in May, organised by the City of Cluj-Napoca with support from the European Social Network (ESN).

11 Jun 2013

On 29 May 2013 the European Commission adopted this year’s ”country-specific recommendations” to EU Member States designed to move Europe beyond the crisis and strengthen the foundations for growth.

11 Jun 2013

The European Social Network (ESN) took part in the Committee of the Regions’ conference entitled ‘Fighting poverty and social exclusion: What role for regions and cities?’.

11 Jun 2013

The European Commission has recently proposed two measures to make it easier for on crisis-hit Member States to use much needed European funds from the EU’s cohesion policy budget.

11 Jun 2013

ESN took part in the 4th Congress of the Spanish Network of Social Policy and presented the case for a person-centred community approach in mental health.

24 May 2013

ESN Treasurer Martial Milaret visited the AER Summit to share lessons about the impact of the crisis on social services and their response to budgetary pressure.

22 May 2013

In the afternoon session of ESN's peer review, Hugh Frazer, an expert on social inclusion policies from NUI Maynooth, led a discussion with delegates...

22 May 2013

On 15 May the European Social Network (ESN) organised the first peer review of the research project Investing in Children Services, Improving Outcomes in Dublin.

22 May 2013

The recession in Europe has had a serious impact on many Europeans, however young people have been particularly affected, with the average rate of youth unemployment within the EU currently at 23.7%.

20 May 2013

ESN attends the 'Community Living for All' conference in Galway which aimed to raise awareness of the positive potential of EU Structural Funds in assisting Member States to achieve community living for older persons and persons with disabilities.

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