• Peter Stanzl, Head of Group ’Reporting and social welfare planning’, Health Care and Social Welfare Planning Division, City of Vienna, speaks at the ESN Seminar in Vienna, November 2014
  • Kenneth Simler, Senior Economist from the World Bank, speaks at the ESN Seminar
  • Over 400 delegates met to discuss social investment in Europe. Speakers included Loukas Tsoukalis from the University of Athens, Peter Lambreghts from ENIL, Knud Aarup from the Danish National Board of Social Services.
  • Highlights from our annual conference in Rome 2014 - speakers and delegates discuss a wide range of themes surrounding the social investment approach - from the role of evidence-base in social services to unlocking the potential of private capital.
  • ESN held a special meeting in Brussels in November 2013. Over 60 member organisations came together to celebrate our successes of the past three years and to discuss our priorities for the future.
  • Highlights from ESN's annual conferences: Warsaw 2011 – Building an Active and Caring Society; Copenhagen 2012 – Shaping the Future for Sustainable Social Services; Dublin 2013 – Transforming Lives! Reshaping services for a changing society.
  • "Individuals are crucial, communities are crucial, but so are social services!" This is one of the key messages of the conference by Sir Michael Marmot. Watch more highlights from the 21st European Social Services Conference.
  • Prompted by the key messages and ideas highlighted during the first two days of the conference, the panelists at the roundtable chaired by Hugh Frazer discussed social investment and how to reshape services in the interest of citizens and communities.
  • How can services work with communities and across disciplines, health, housing and technology to transform lives? The question was explored by inspiring speakers including Sir Michael Marmot, Alain Régnier, Cormac Russell, Chris Worman.
  • The conference was opened on Monday by the President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins. You can also listen to views and remarks on 'Changing society, investing in future' from Joan Burton, Juan Menéndez-Valdés, and Jan Truszczyński.

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