2 Nov 2012

Sixteen participants from four Visegrad countries gathered in Prague on the 12-13 March for the second session of the Managing Change training programme.

2 Nov 2012

ESN publishes its position paper on child poverty and child wellbeing this month, following several months of renewed focus on the issue at EU level.

2 Nov 2012

Eurohealthnet is the European network of organisations, agencies and statutory bodies working on health promotion...

2 Nov 2012

The final roundtable debate of the European Social Services Conference in Copenhagen reflected upon the key messages for the future of sustainable social services in Europe...

2 Nov 2012

The European Voice is the leading specialist newspaper for European affairs. On 31 May, it featured a special report on Europe’s social model...

2 Nov 2012

On 8 June HABITACT organised a seminar co-hosted by the Committee of the Regions which aimed to reflect on successful funding strategies, notably from EU sources...

2 Nov 2012

This seminar was the second in a series co-organised by AGE Platform Europe and the Committee of the Regions for the European Year 2012.

2 Nov 2012

The Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development took place on 15 July in Stockholm (Sweden) under the theme ‘Action and Impact’.

2 Nov 2012

“A Europe which is more relevant to its citizens, with solidarity and social cohesion” is among the four priorities of the Cyprus Presidency.

2 Nov 2012

During June and July members of the Secretariat and ESN representatives visited participants of our training programme 'Managing Change' in their respective countries...

2 Nov 2012

“The person is more important than the person’s age”, said Bjarne Hastrup, chair of DaneAge, which represents older people in Denmark...

2 Nov 2012

To reduce the early school leaving rate, EU Member States should target young people from disadvantaged, migrant and Roma families, says the Parliamentary resolution...

2 Nov 2012

Children may be taken into care for a number of reasons: they may have been abandoned, neglected or abused, or they may have parents who are unable to cope...

2 Nov 2012

On 20 December the European Commission published a Communication on Services of General Interest in the EU, which brings together in a single framework the actions...

2 Nov 2012

On 6 January, the Danish EU Presidency announced its agenda “Europe at Work”, which is centred on promoting “a more responsible, more dynamic, greener and safer Europe” in 2012.

2 Nov 2012

On 28 February the Representation of the State of North-Rhine-Westphalia and the German Association for Public and Private Welfare organised a conference in Brussels...

2 Nov 2012

At the start of the European Semester for 2012, there seems to be greater recognition of social services.

2 Nov 2012

A Committee of the Regions forum took place in Brussels on 14 February to mark the European Year of Active Ageing and Solidarity between the Generations 2012.

2 Nov 2012

On 16 February, the European Commission published a White Paper on “adequate, safe and sustainable pensions”.

1 Nov 2012

The second meeting of the European Social Network's (ESN) working group on Leadership, Performance and Innovation covered three themes: the impact of the crisis, leadership & management.

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