European Social policy

Lectures on Social Dialogue

DrHC of Latvian Christian academy Mr. Pēteris Krīgers, member of European Economic and Social Committee, former Secretary General of Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia, was lecturing at Latvian Christian academy on Social Dialogue in Latvia against the European background; February 16, 2019.

Pēteris Krīgers, DrHC elected as an official member of European Economic and Social Committee

Mr Pēteris Krīgers, DrHC of Latvian Christian academy and long-term Secretary general of Latvian Free Trade Unions Association was elected as an official member of EESC (European Economic and Social Committee). Congratulations! In the picture – DrHC Pēteris Krīgers (2nd from right) in the Doctor Honoris Causa awarding ceremony at Latvian Christian academy, June, 2016, […]

IXE think-tank group meeting in Krakow

Meeting of the IXE think-tank group (partnering with “Semaines Sociales de France”) was held in Krakow (Poland), in March 9-11, 2018. The group (members from 14 EU countries) gathers twice a year to discuss topical issues of the European social development with subsequent work on recommendations.

General assembly in Copenhagen.

EZA (“European Center for workers’ questions”, Germany) kick-off seminar “Key areas of the European social dialogue” and General assembly of takes place in Copenhagen, November 30 – December 2, 2017. Latvian Christian academy is membering EZA since 2004 and Rector of LChrA prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane and assist.prof. Guntis Dišlers will attend the event.

IXE-group (“The European Experience”) seminar at the Academy.

An outing work seminar of the “European Experience” IXE-group, partnering with “Semaines Sociales de France”, was held at Latvian Christian academy in October 13-15, 2017. The seminar was opened by President of the IXE-group Mr. Jerome Vignon and prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane, Rector of Latvian Christian academy. Seminar was attended by members of the group from […]

Robert Schuman – one of the founders of the EU.

Today is the birthday of Robert Schuman, one of the founders of the European Union (1886-1963)! “Europe will succeed if we work together, based in commonly accepted reasonable decisions and solidarity! Europe is NOT a market. First of all, it is Europe’s solidarity CULTURE.”

European Integration development discussed in Siegburg, Germany.

Joint seminar of EZA (“European Center for Workers’ Questions”, Germany) and KSI (“Katholisch-Sozialen Institut”, Germany) was held in June 14-16, 2017, in Siegburg, Germany. The seminar was aimed at preparation of the next European Social Week and various issues of the European integration were debated – involvement of workers to promote European integration, social inclusion, […]

EZA seminar on Innovations and new Employment Trends in Latvia and the Baltic States.

The annual EC EZA (“European Center for Workers’ Questions”, Germany) seminar was held at Latvian Christian academy in June 8-9, 2017, titled “Quality jobs: From minimum wage to an innovation Economy and new employment Trends in the Baltic States in contrast to other European countries”. The innovations issue was analyzed against larger background of the […]

SMART IDEAS ARE FAR MORE IMPORTANT THAN SMART TECHNOLOGIES!

Latvian Christian academy has received an awarding ERASMUS+ “Jean Monnet Module” Plaque from EC EACEA (Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency) in  May, 2017. As the following letter states, “The purpose of this plaque is twofold. It serves primarily as a label signifying quality in European integration studies and represents the achievements of your Jean […]

Priviledge to welcome Semaines Sociales de France think-tank IXE group in Latvia approved!

Meeting of the IXE think-tank group of the EC organization Semaines Sociales de France was held in March 24-26, 2017, in Versailles, France. The possible organization of the networking European Christian Convention was discussed for which the next meeting in scheduled in Berlin, May this year. Also the agenda fro the next SSF autumn session […]