(14 July 2015) - The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (DG EMPL) has contracted AEIDL to provide technical assistance to the EU-level platform dedicated to transnational cooperation under the European Social Fund (ESF).

(09 July 2015) - In the wake of the Social Business Initiative (2011-2014), national governments as well as the European institutions are taking the social economy increasingly seriously. The European Parliament’s Social Economy Intergroup has been reconstituted in this session, and is holding a regular programme of thematic hearings. Toby Johnson, a member of AEIDL, wrote a report on the Social Entrepreneurship Network website.

(26 June 2015) - Within the framework of the DevNet EEIG, established in partnership with Grupo Alba (Spain), AEIDL will continue to participate in the Support Unit for FARNET, the European Fisheries Areas Network.

(13 May 2015) - The 12th edition of the FARNET Magazine, coproduced by AEIDL within DevNet EEIG, looks back at six years of FARNET and the local development approach applied to 312 EU fisheries areas, while analysing the challenges and opportunities Fisheries Local Action Groups (FLAGs) will have to address until the end of the 2014-2020 programming period.

(07 May 2015) - Social Innovation Europe (SIE), an initiative coordinated by AEIDL, has just published a policy paper on social innovation in manufacturing.