European Social Network - Social Services in Europe
  May
2011
ESN NEWSLETTER. ESN Brings together people who are key to the design and delivery of local public social services across Europe.
 

Spring Seminar in Budapest

Innovative Responses for Challenging Times

 

ESN's Spring Seminar 2011 held in Budapest was a major opportunity to share innovation in social services faced with rising demand and shrinking resources. It brought together some 120 senior managers, professionals and researches from across Europe to discuss innovative responses for challenging times.

“…As leaders we have to be brave even if we don’t
know where our innovation will take us…”
said Steinar
Eggen Kristensen, Denmark. Read
more.

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 European vision – Local action
  The
Forum
on Social Innovation
aimed to give regional
and local authorities new insights into creating
and implementing innovative social policy.
 ESN’s
proposal for EPSCO conclusions
  Looking at the future in the framework of the Europe 2020 strategy, ESN proposes that ministers support investment in mental health promotion and treatment.
 Ten years to make a difference
  Ministers
in the EPSCO Council unanimously
backed
the EU’s Framework for National Roma
Strategies at their extraordinary meeting in Brussels
on 19 May. 
 Serving an ageing population well
  ESN
contributed to the EHMA/EuroHealthNet's roundtable
on health promotion
for older people, looking
at how local social and health care actors can
work better together.
 Alternative
care for children
 

In
Europe a rough estimate is that one million
children live in alternative care settings.
Read about the 'Quality in Alternative Care'
organised by SOS Children's Villages in Prague.

 
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