2023 European Social Services Awards!!!

Organized by the European Social Network, in partnership with the City of Zagreb, the European Social Services Awards ceremony was held last night at Hotel Esplanade.
2023 European Social Services Awards!!!

The European Social Services Awards is a two-day event that is held with the aim of presenting good practices and experiences in the provision of social services among members and with the aim of recognizing outstanding achievements in social services.

In addition to the Mayor of City of Zagreb, Tomislav Tomašević, who opened the ceremony, the President of the Committee of the European Social Network, Christian Fillet, and the European Commissioner for Employment and Social Rights, Nicolas Schmit, also addressed the audience. This year, more than 160 participants attended, mostly representatives of members of the European Social Network from 34 different countries and representatives of organizations whose programs/projects entered the finals for awarding awards in five categories.

The Institution City of Zagreb DOBRI DOM presented its 20th annual work in the field of providing social services to the needy within the framework of EXHIBITION SPACE & NETWORKING.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 European Social Services Awards!
Here are the winning organisations in each of the awards categories:

Service Delivery:

Coffee and Community: Tackling Rural Isolation | The Rural Coffee Caravan, United Kingdom

Workforce Support:

PYCIPEDIA: Knowledge Sharing Platform to Connect Specialist Social Workers | Linköpings kommun R&D Centre & IT University of Copenhagen Collaborative Practice, Sweden

Collaborative Approach:

The Sharing Factory | Public Centre for Social Welfare Kortrijk, Belgium

Research & Evaluation:

Through the Eyes of the Child | The Child and Family Agency (Tusla) & Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Digital Transformation:

Automating Social Protection for Internally Displaced Persons in Ukraine | Ukrainian Ministry of Social Policy, Ministry of Digital Transformation & Medirent, information technology, Ukraine

Excellence in Cities Award:

Social Atelier | City of Osijek & DKolektiv - Organizacija za društveni razvoj, Croatia