21/05/2019 to 22/05/2019
The annual ESF Transnational Platform (ESFTP19) event “ESF Transnational Cooperation: including and empowering people throughout life” took place on 21 and 22 May 2019 in Brussels.
This was our closing event, as the ESF Transnational Platform has now entered its final stage of implementation. As such it was a key moment for our community and this year the aim was to extend the appeal of the conference beyond the nine ESF Thematic Networks to gather around 300 participants from ESF managing authorities, policy-makers, stakeholders at EU and national levels, project promoters and users.
The objective of the conference was twofold:
To disseminate to a wide audience the lessons learnt from ESF transnationality, in particular from the work of the Thematic Networks, as well as from transnational projects
To exchange on how the ESF and transnationality can concretely support the experimentation of approaches to tackle unmet social and labour market needs, as well as pressing societal challenges.
During the event, users, project promoters, managing authorities and relevant stakeholders have “told the story” of the ESF Transnational Platform. Testimonials from selected ESF funded projects, including transnational ones, illustrate how the ESF has improved people’s living and/or working conditions. Meanwhile, the red thread of the ESF TP story will be the European Pillar of Social Rights.
This year the conference was upon invitation only. It took place at AREA 42 in Brussels. For further inquiries about the ESF Transnational Platform Conference 2019, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presentations and outcomes at the conference:
A dedicated folder with the presentations is available in the on-line library for the ESF TP19 event
Recommendations / Key issues made by the 18 Workshops during the conference
Summary document on the ESF Transnational Platform Legacy (pdf 472kb)
Visuality posters made during each Workshop (see below):
ESF Transnational Platform