European Social policy

Faculty of health sciences, Department of social work of Klaipeda University celebrates its 20 years

The Faculty of health sciences, Department of social work of Klaipeda university (LT), headed by prof. Elyra Aciene, celebrated its 20 years in November 6, 2014, at the conference “Social dialogue as a potential for social work professionalisation”. The announcement states that “the beginnings of social work profession in Lithuania go back for two decades […]

An international EZA project seminar in April 24-25, 2014

EC organization EZA (“European Center for Workers’ Questions”) launches an international joint project “TU strategies to promote good labour relations in a changing industrial landscape” in cooperation with Latvian Christian academy, ACV-BIE (Belgium), CARTEL ALFA (Romania), RECHT EN PLICHT (Belgium), UNASM (Macedonia) and USO (Spain). The first seminar  titled “Criteriology aspects for quality assessment of […]

Cooperation with Lithuanian Trade Union Conferederation

Latvian Christian academy has launched two-year international cooperation with Lithuanian Trade Union Conferederation and Center for public entrepreneurship and learning within the project “Posting workers: Enhancing administrative cooperation and access to information in the Baltic region” from March 1, 2014. Project coordinator – prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane.

Agreement of mutual cooperation with Klaipeda University

In October 30, 2013,  prof. E.Aciene and prof. I.Dirgeliene from Klaipeda University (Lithuania) visited Latvian Christian academy on behalf of the rector of KU. Discussions with rector of Latvian Christian academy prof. S.Gūtmane were focused on agreement of mutual cooperation between universities – making of consortium for research in caritative social work, social entrepreneurship, joint […]

IXE Group meeting in Brussels

The think-tank group meeting of the IXE Group, Semaines Sociales de France, was held in September 6-7, 2013, in Brussels. Topical social issues in Europe were discussed. Key analysists from EC participated in the meeting: G.Fisher, analyst of social issues and inclusion (EC); M.Cerutti, director of BUSINESS EUROPE; J.Vignon, President of Semaines Sociales de France; […]

17th Congress of RENOVABIS

In August 28-30, 2013, the 17th Congress of the Roman Catholic organization RENOVABIS was held in Freising, Germany; it’s title: “Free and solidary: Christians in responsibility for Europe”. The analytical session of the Congress was addressed by representatitive from Europarliament E.Brok, representative from COMECE S.Lunte, Cardinal of Munich and Freising Marx, delegates from European universities, […]

Study direction “Social welfare” accredited for 6 years

In July 3, 2013, Accreditation committee of Latvian Ministry of Education and Science awarded 6 years accreditation (till 2019) to the study direction “Social welfare” at Latvian Christian academy. The study direction comprises four study programmes: Caritative social work (professional bachelor), Caritative social work (professional master), Social work (2nd level professional study programme for those who have […]

International seminar on job creation and green economy, May 2-4, 2013

In May 2-4, 2013, an international seminar “EU job-rich recovery: job creation challenges in green growth and resource efficient economy in Europe using the example of the Baltic States”, organized by the LCrA and EZA (European Center for Worker’s Questions, Germany) was held at Latvian Christian Academy. The issue of green economy and its development […]

International seminar on job creation and green economy, May 2-4, 2013

In May 2-4, 2013, an international seminar “EU job-rich recovery: job creation challenges in green growth and resource efficient economy in Europe using the example of the Baltic States”, organized by the LCrA and EZA (European Center for Worker’s Questions, Germany) was held at Latvian Christian Academy. The issue of green economy and its development […]

International conference “Social Entrepreneurship and Development of Democracy in Europe”, September 24 – October 6, 2012

The goal of the conference was penetrating analysis of the European social platform, strategy “Europe 2020” and to discuss it from the perspective of Baltic and Nordic countries. The conference was attended by academics and students from Lithuanian, Danish, Norwegian, Hungarian and Romanian universities. The programme of the conference is available here.