The Education and Solidarity Network rallied for the International Day of Universal Health Coverage!
On 12 December 2018, members and partners of the Education and Solidarity Network mobilise in great numbers for the International Universal Health Coverage Day (UHC Day). In its second year of participation in this international campaign for health for all, the ESN has managed to collect more than 1100 photographic testimonies from education professionals, unionists, mutualists, activists and members of associations in Africa, the Americas and Europe. In total, twenty-four ESN member or partner...
8th Global Forum on Health Promotion: from discussion to action
The ESN was present at the 8th Global Forum on Healthcare Promotion, held at the Maison de la Paix, in Geneva, and hosted by the Alliance for Health Promotion (A4HP). In official connection with the WHO and having an international network of stakeholders, A4HP is working towards strengthening civil society’s capacities for action for health promotion.
Health of education professionnals as the focus of the 16th meeting of the CSFEF in Paris
The 16th Meeting of the Francophone Education Unions Committee (Comité Syndicale Francophone de l’Éducation et de la Formation)was held in Paris from 24 to 26 September, bringing together over 60 trade unionists from the French-speaking world. Created in Quebec in 1987, the CSFEF is an international network of francophone education unions fostering cooperation and solidarity. It is part of Education International and is a partner of the Education and Solidarity Network with regard to issues...
Launch of the UNESCO Chair “Global Health and Education”
The ESN was present at the launch of the “Education and Health” UNESCO Chair which took place at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, on Wednesday 10 October, 2018.
Meeting with Caja de ANDE, a social welfare organisation for education professionals in Costa-Rica
In Brussels, the ESN met with representatives of Caja de ANDE, a social welfare organisation for education professionals in Costa-Rica The Caja supports and protects its members in every life stage: health insurance, pension and even funeral services.
Education International’s Africa regional conference – mobilising, recruiting and striving towards unity for the 2030 Education Agenda
No less than 450 representatives attended Education International’s Africa regional conference in Grand-Bassam in Ivory Coast. This high point for African trade unionism was focused on: Fair, inclusive and high-quality education, the role of education-sector unions in implementing the 2030 Agenda.
20th anniversary of the International Association of Mutual Benefit Societies in Brussels
From 14 to 16 November, mutualists from all over the world met up in Brussels to celebrate 20 years of the International Association of Mutual Benefit Societies. Created in 1950 and initially located in Geneva, the organisation moved its offices to Brussels in the late 1990s in order to be closer to the European institutions who were taking an increasing interest in health and social issues.
RES Colombia Project : hasta siempre la solidaridad !
After a first pilot training programme was implemented in Soacha in 2017, the “Tu, yo, nosotros. Jovenes emprendedores” project has been forging ahead and been offering, since late summer 2018, a training programme for 21 young female entrepreneurs.
Focus on the participative video & the Meliponi association !
“The participative video: a fun and innovative health education tool”, was how Meliponi presented this initiative at the Pastille Festival, organised by ESSENTIEL in Nantes on the 4 and 5 of November.
2nd edition of Pastille Festival: Innovation in healthcare and international solidarity in the spotlight
The second edition of Pastille Festival, organised by ESSENTIEL, a member of the Education and Solidarity Network, was held last November on the 3rd and 4th of the month. The festival aimed to raise awareness and educate people about issues relating to healthcare and international solidarity by showing a number of educational films.