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Africa
Education and Solidarity Network
Health education and prevention

Following the publication of the results of the 2021 International Barometer on Educational personnel’s health and well-being in The Gambia, the Education and Solidarity Network...

Social protection
Social protection education

The ESN brought its members and partners together for an international work session on “education on social protection”, Thursday 3 March 2022. Supported by...

Europe
Trade union

Joint EI-ETUCE statement on Ukraine: Ignoring global pleas for peace and diplomacy, Russia has launched an unjustifiable full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Education International stands...

Education and Solidarity Network
Europe
Social protection

The Education and Solidarity Network, EN3S, ESSENTIEL and MGEN have launched the testing phase of an educational game on social protection, adapted from the...

Mutual insurance
Social protection education
Trade union

The Education and Solidarity Network (ESN) invites you to participate in an international workshop on “Social Protection Education” on Thursday 3 March 2022 (3pm-5pm...

Education and Solidarity Network
The Network

Dear friends of the Education and Solidarity Network, At the beginning of this new year, we wish you well and give you our warmest...

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Who are we?

The Education and Solidarity Network is an international non-profit association, created in 2009 by MGEN, Education International and the International Association of Mutual Benefit Societies, with the support of the International Labour Office.

Our Network brings together 40 civil society and social economy organizations (SSE), working in the fields of education, health and social protection, on five continents:

Unions
Mutual benefit societies
Associations
Cooperatives
International Institutions
Universities

Our missions

The Network’s members work together globally to:

Promote the health and well-being of education communities for quality education

Expand social protection solidarity and foster a culture of social protection

Our core beliefs

1
Education and health are central to all aspects of human development and are interdependent
2
Health and well-being are prerequisites for building quality education systems
3
Education is key for adhering to the concept of social protection and collective coverage against life's risks.

Our founding members