Author Archives: EEG

EEG’s reaction to the Social Pillar Action Plan

The European Commission has published in March of 2021 the long-awaited European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan, which aims to implement the European Pillar of Social Rights by 2025. In light of the recently published document, the EEG has written a … Continue reading

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EEG Position Paper on the Action Plan of the European Pillar of Social Rights

In light of the proposed list of actions within the Action Plan of the EU Pillar of Social Rights, the European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-Based Care has outlined the concrete ways in which the EU … Continue reading

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The EU must prioritise social inclusion in its COVID-19 Recovery

Urgent call for targets and safeguards for investments in social inclusion andthe shift from institutional to community-based support In the last years, the European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care (EEG) has closely followed and worked … Continue reading

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EEG Open Meeting: “The Place of deinstitutionalisation in the Post 2020 EU Regulations and Funding Framework”

On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, the European Expert Group on the transition from institutional to community-based care (EEG) invited key stakeholders to discuss the situation of deinstitutionalisation in the Post 2020 EU Regulations and Funding Framework. Opened by … Continue reading

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EEG participates in Webinar on COVID 19 Recovery and the EU Budget

On the 8th July, the European Disability Forum hosted the Webinar “COVID 19 Recovery and the EU Budget: Influencing the process” where Elizabeth Gosme, President of COFACE Families Europe, attended as speaker on behalf of the European Expert Group on … Continue reading

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One step forward, two steps back?

The European Expert Group on the transition from institutional to community-based care (hereinafter: the “EEG”) introduces the Report on the Transition from Institutional Care to Community-Based Services in 27 EU Member States (hereinafter: the “Report” or the “Study”). This Study … Continue reading

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COVID-19 crisis: People living in institutions must not be written off

Joint Statement: “COVID-19 crisis: People living in institutions must not be written off” The European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care (EEG) calls on EU leaders to ensure its response to COVID-19 takes into consideration persons … Continue reading

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EEG Press Release: EU Semester

EC must safeguard adequate investment in community-based services in Country Specific Recommendations The European Commission (EC) recently published its 2016 country-specific recommendations (CSRs) to Member States. Following positive statements on the way social care and support should be provided in … Continue reading

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Roundtable on the Transition from Institutional to Family and Community-based Care in Greece

On 18th May, the Greek Ministry of  Health and Ministry of Social Security and Social Solidarity held in cooperation with the European Commission and the EEG a roundtable in Athens focusing on the transition to community based care in Greece. … Continue reading

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Seminar on Community-based Support in Poland

Warsaw, 14-15 March 2016 The EEG and the European Commission were invited in Poland by the Ministry of Economic Development in order to support a two-day seminar focused on the transition to Community-based care. The event led to pragmatic discussions … Continue reading

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