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September Newsflash (I)

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 EDITORIAL by Luk Zelderloo, EASPD Secretary General

 EASPD NEWS

  • Time for the EU Investment Plan to do more for social services
  • EASPD 20 Anniversary - REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 19 SEPTEMBER
  • EASPD Call for Tenders
  • SAVE THE DATE. First World Conference on Supported Employment in Belfast

 EUROPEAN NEWS

  • A new Europe for people, planet and prosperity for all
  • European Day of Persons with Disabilities 2016
  • The European Economic and Social Committee presents the study “Culture, cities and identity in Europe”
  • Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+ seminars in Helsinki
  • COHEHRE capacity building workshop “Inspiration, Innovation & Iteration”
  • European Commission consultation on the Social Rights Pillar

 UPCOMING EVENTS

  • 19 – 21 October 2016 in Brussels. EASPD 20 anniversary "Join the trip! 20 years on the road"
 

EDITORIAL

Luk Zelderloo, EASPD Secretary General: Will Juncker’s state of the union speech give hope to the Europeans in need of support? . Read more
 

EASPD NEWS

Time for the EU Investment Plan to do more for social services

EASPD organised in the European Parliament (EP) the seminar "Implementation of the European Fund for Strategic Investment: unlocking investment for social services" [8-09-2016]. During the Seminar participants discussed how to ensure that EFSI can contribute significantly to social inclusion in Europe, in particular through investment in high-quality social services. Read more
 

EASPD 20 Anniversary - REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 19 SEPTEMBER

Last opportunity to register for the EASPD 20 anniversary events in Brussels. Deadline extended until Monday 19th September 2016. Read more
 

EASPD Call for Tenders

EASPD is looking for a Researcher/Research team to investigate the implications of the EU Working Time Directive on working conditions in the social care sector (including case studies from several EU countries). Read more

 

SAVE THE DATE. First World Conference on Supported Employment in Belfast

From 14 to 16 June 2017 the European Union of Supported Employment and the European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities will host in Belfast the first World Conference on Supported Employment. A dedicated website and a call for papers to be launched in September 2016. Read more

 

EUROPEAN NEWS

A new Europe for people, planet and prosperity for all

Common statement by 177 European and national Civil Society Organisations and Trade Unions, including the European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities. Read more
 

European Day of Persons with Disabilities 2016

This year's Day of Persons with Disabilities conference will take place on 29-30 November 2016 in Brussels. Read more
 

The European Economic and Social Committee presents the study “Culture, cities and identity in Europe”

The study examines culture as a vehicle for economic growth, a tool for reconverting cities and territories, for integration and inclusiveness and as a pillar of European identity. Attention is drawn to the processes by which culture and urban/territorial regeneration go hand in hand. Read more

 

Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+ seminars in Helsinki

The COHEHRE network organises in cooperation with the Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences two seminars in Finland from 6 to 7 October 2016. Read more

 

COHEHRE capacity building workshop “Inspiration, Innovation & Iteration”

Deadline for registrations 16 October 2016. Read more

 

European Commission consultation on the Social Rights Pillar

Have your say in the public consultation until 31 December 2016. Read more

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

19 – 21 October 2016 in Brussels. EASPD 20 anniversary "Join the trip! 20 years on the road"