News & Updates

The EuCDN community development framework

We thought it about time to put our Framework back on the homepage, so here it is!

Latest Update, February 2017

Here is our latest Update with pieces about our future plans, sustainable development in Nordic countries, and news from the networks. Watch this space! Update 10

Community Development in Europe

This page features the accounts of community development organisations and agencies from across Europe. Click on the links below to view each section. Poland Sweden Belgium Republic of Ireland Scotland Czech Republic Hungary Ukraine The Community Development Approach. Selected aspects, Poland 2014 In Poland 2014 we can observe a growing interest in working with communities… | Read on »

Setting new standards for community work

The All Ireland Endorsement Body for Community Work Education and Training have produced a set of standards for community work. The aim is to provide a reference point and guide for key stakeholders that seek to support community work for the promotion of social inclusion, social justice and equality, and as an intervention for social… | Read on »

Members Update 9, December 2016

This month we look at Sustainable Development, this year’s Citizen Participation University, and news from other networks Download here

Community Development for Sustainable Development: conference thoughts

Placing Community Development values and practices at the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals A conference held in Glasgow on 8 November, organized by IACD and the European Community Development Network, Community Work Ireland and Community Development Alliance Scotland. There was a spirited and focused debate on the role of community development in sustainable development,… | Read on »

What happened at the Citizen Participation University?

What happened at the 2016 CPU? The 2016 Citizen Participation University brought together almost 60 people from 16 different countries to the Civil College in Kunbabony, Hungary for a week of intensive trainings, discussions, and networking. With the help of over twenty workshop leaders, panel presenters, and discussions facilitators, we took on a big and… | Read on »

25 years of EuCDN

We are delighted that we have celebrated 25 years of community development across Europe – here are our thoughts about challenges for the future. You can download the paper here.

EUCDN Members Update 8 – July 2016

The European Community Development Network (EUCDN) has produced a Members Update, providing information about the latest work of the network, including: Hungarian Association for Community Development (HACD) Conference Its 25th birthday celebrations Sustainable Development and Community Development The impact and effects of the UK’s recent vote to leave the EU And news from networks across… | Read on »

EUCDN Members Update 7

This is the latest EUCDN update providing information about relevant news and resources, along with details of EUCDN activity. You can download the update here.