European Social policy

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 […]

Rector of LChrA prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane – member of the Scientific committee of the International conference.

An International Scientific-Practical Conference “Challenges of Social Inclusion: the Perspective of Cross-Cultural Social Work” will be held on the 5th of October 2017  at Kolping University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania). Rector of Latvian Christian academy prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane has been accepted as member of the Scientific committee of the Conference.

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 […]

European Christian Convention assembly held in Berlin.

First assembly of the European Christian Convention was held in Berlin, May 23-24. The initiative was supported by Eurocommission, Europarliament, Roman Catholic Church, Orthodox Churches and several Protestant Churches across Europe. As Mr. Jerom Vignon, President of “Semaines Sociales de France” put it: “Future of Europe annd Christianity are to be taken together.”

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 […]

Excellent results for the Jean Monnet Programme application!

European Commission has selected only 44 applications (out of 737 from different EU countries) fit for strict requirements of the Jean Monnet Programme, EC. The goal of the Programme is to promote excellence in European studies and research worldwide, to work for dialogue between academia and policy makers especially promoting administration of the EU policy. […]