Presentation on theme: "Child Working Group Jos Sterckx Liaison Officer Liaison Agency Flanders-Europe 7 th June 2011 ENSA NETWORK GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2011."— Presentation transcript:
Child Working Group Jos Sterckx Liaison Officer Liaison Agency Flanders-Europe 7 th June 2011 ENSA NETWORK GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2011
Coordinators Child Working Group 2010 Valencian Region & West Sweden In 2011 Cooperation Valencian Region – Flanders New coordinator: Kelly Digneffe (vleva) New chair: Rudi De Cock (Flemish Agency Child & Family)
Child Network Meeting in October 2009 : West Sweden Office (Brussels – Belgium) Swedish Presidency – David Catalayud, Regional Vice-minister for Family and Social Coordination, Valencia Region. – Barbro Rhodin and Lars Kristiansson, Härryda Municipality, West Sweden Region. – Dr. Francesco Gallo – Head of Youth and Family Affairs, Veneto Region. – Study visit showcasing the work of the Belgian Special Youth Support, namely Juna and Minor-Ndako where underage victims of human-trafficking and unaccompanied children are accompanied and sheltered (usually referred). – Study visit at Microsoft Executive Briefing Centre. Project idea around alternative strategies to the institutionalisation of children
Child Network 2010 General Assembly 3 th and 4 th of June (Valencia - Spain) Spanish presidency of the European Union European year for combating poverty and social exclusion Regional actions and best practices on child poverty Presentation of projects aimed at the protection of children Örebro (Sweden) 2-3 November 2010 Presentations: Örebro Region, Veneto Region, Vienna, Alicante Municipality. Vienna: Next place for the Child, Youth and Social Inclusion meeting (ENSA GA – June 2011) Project proposals discussion New member: The municipality of Alicante (Instituto de la Familia, Dr. Pedro Herrero)
Child Network 2011 On the occasion of European Year of Volunteering and in consideration of the European Strategy 2020 General assembly of ENSA 07 th -10 th of June 2011 Klagenfurt &Vienna (Austria)
Child Network 2011 General Assembly: Child Programme 2011 Presentation of Liaison Agency Flanders-Europe (Vleva) Agenda focused on an Overview of initiatives taken by European institutions (European Parliament, European Commission…) Project forum corner: CHAIN project, reconciliation project AUDIT, “Give Kids a chance” project, “Friends Online” project. Discussions and plans for next meeting
Future topics -Reconciliation -Parenting support -Children’s rights -….
Next meeting Brussels (Belgium): in Autumn Suggestions for topics?
Contacts Kelly Digneffe Liaison Officer Liaison agency Flanders-Europe Mob: María Sorzano Castellón Policy Officer IVADIS - Valencian Regional Ministry for Social Welfare Mob: