ENSA is a network of cities and European Regions that has the aim to promote international cooperation in the social field. ENSA was established by the Veneto Region in 1999.
Since then the network has developed and supported solid partnerships between a wide range of European Regions and has carried out seminars, conferences, study visit programmes and exchanges of operators. The co-operation between partners has brought about the opportunity to carry out several projects financed by the European Commission.
ENSA represents an excellent opportunity for local and Regional Authorities to participate actively in European policy making and programmes. Collaborating with ENSA is a way to increase the dialogue with the European
institutions and to become part of an international platform to implement shared projects.
Organisation: The network organises its work in five subject areas of intervention. Each has its own “thematic network”: elderly, youth and families, child issues, disability and social inclusion.
The theme of inclusion and employment will be on the top of the agenda of the disability working group.