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EEG meets Members of European Parliament to discuss how next EU budget can support deinstitutionalisation

On Wednesday, 10 October 2018, the European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care (EEG) held a technical meeting entitled “Future of the EU funds for the transition from institutional to community-based care”. The event brought together … Continue reading

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First reactions to the proposed regulations for the European Social Fund+, the European Regional Development Fund and the Common Provisions Regulation for the next EU Multiannual Financial Framework

On 29 and 30 May 2018, the European Commission (EC) released its proposed financial regulations for the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union (EU) on Regional Development and Cohesion Policy and the European Social Fund+ (ESF+) for … Continue reading

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Statement on the post-2020 regulations for EU funding

Introduction In the 2014-2020 programming period, the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) have provided a valuable addition to poverty reduction and social inclusion measures at the national, regional or local level. In particular, through its Common Provision Regulations (CPR), … Continue reading

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EEG response to the Council Conclusions on “Enhancing Community-Based Support and Care for Independent Living”

On 7 December 2017, the Council of the European Union (EU) adopted Conclusions on “Enhancing Community-Based Support and Care for Independent Living.” The European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care (EEG) welcomes this significant development and … Continue reading

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EEG position paper on the funding of the European Union (EU) post-2020

In light of the discussions on the post-2020 Multi-annual Financial Framework (MFF), the European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care (EEG)  has prepared a position paper with specific recommendations to contribute to the current debate on … Continue reading

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EEG position on the Social Pillar and European Semester

The European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care (EEG) has prepared its recommendations to the implementation of the European Semester and the integration of the European Pillar of Social Rights (Social Pillar) in the European Semester. The … Continue reading

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EEG response to the reflection paper on the future of EU finances

The European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care (EEG) has prepared a response to the reflection paper on the future of the finances of the European Union (EU) to ensure that the Post-2020 EU Budget continues … Continue reading

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EEG raises concerns on the use of EU funding in the context of migration

In the past months, the EEG has seen a worrying trend in the way that the European Union (EU) and Member States have responded to the needs of groups of people in vulnerable situations in the context of migration. In … 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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Seminars organised by the EEG

The EEG has since 2013 organised seminars on the use of EU Structural Funds for the transition from institutional to community-based care in the following countries: – Riga, Latvia on the 28 June 2013 – Tallinn, Estonia on the 19 … Continue reading

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