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27.02.2018   Edy-Care Project – Call for good practices to promote young carers-friendly school environments »

Edy-Care Project – Call for good practices to promote young carers-friendly school environments In the framework of the Edy-Care project, we are launching a call for good practices regarding educational strategies, didactical approaches and organisational adjustments that can support young carers…

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15.02.2018   Press Release - Me-We Project »

Press Release - Me-We Project Taking on caring tasks without being prepared can have negative consequences for adolescent young carers’ mental health. The lack of appropriate support at this transitional phase of their life may…

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01.01.2018   Launch of the Me-We Project - Addressing the resilience of adolescent young carers »

Launch of the Me-We Project - Addressing the resilience of adolescent young carers The Me-We project - abbreviation for Psychosocial Support for Promoting Mental health and wellbeing among adolescent young carers in Europe – has just been launched. The project - funded by the European…

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06.12.2017   JOINT STATEMENT - Call to support swift progress on Work-Life Balance Directive at EPSCO Council »

JOINT STATEMENT - Call to support swift progress on Work-Life Balance Directive at EPSCO Council On 26 April 2017, the European Commission proposed a Directive to “support work-life balance for parents and carers”, a topic that will be on the agenda of the upcoming EPSCO Council of…

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20.11.2017   Universal Children’s Day: young carers deserve full enjoyment of their rights! »

Universal Children’s Day: young carers deserve full enjoyment of their rights! Today the international community celebrates Universal Children’s Day. The 20th of November also marks the anniversary of the date when the UN General Assembly adopted both the Declaration and the…

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19.10.2017   Launch of a White Paper on Informal Carers of People with Cancer by ECPC and Eurocarers »

Launch of a White Paper on Informal Carers of People with Cancer by ECPC and Eurocarers European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC) and Eurocarers presented the new White Paper on Informal Carers of People with Cancer, at the event hosted by MEP Heinz Becker (EPP, Austria). The…

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18.10.2017   It is time for Italy to demonstrate it cares for its carers »

It is time for Italy to demonstrate it cares for its carers EUROCARERS - the European network representing informal carers and their organisations – very much welcomes the Italian Senate’s intention to examine a law proposal aiming to address the needs…

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02.10.2017   Mastercard Relaunch your Career Programme »

Mastercard Relaunch your Career Programme Eurocarers has been contacted by Mastercard in relation to an interesting initiative they are implementing, that might be relevant for carers: the “Relaunch your career” programme. Designed…

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14.09.2017   "Caring for Carers" Workshop, Athens, 19 September 2017 »

The Greek Carers Network EPIONI was established in 2016 and is a member of  Eurocarers. One facet of EPIONI activities is the organisation of meetings, with the participation of…

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11.09.2017   VACANCY at Linnaeus University (Sweden): two doctoral studentships for the Sustainable Care research programme »

VACANCY at Linnaeus University (Sweden): two doctoral studentships for the Sustainable Care research programme   The Department of Health and Caring Sciences (HV) at the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Linnaeus University is looking for suitably qualified people who are highly interested and motivated…

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