In May 21-23, 2020, Latvian Christian academy hosted international seminar “Life-Long Learning for Increasing Labour Participation and Inclusive Work-Life in the Baltic States against the Background of Other EU countries”. The seminar was organized in cooperation with European Center for Workers’ Questions (EZA, Germany). Due to Civid-19 restrictions only speakers from the Baltic States were able to travel, whereas all participants and speakers from Germany and Poland were connected via ZOOM. The seminar was introduced by Mrs Sigrid Schraml, Secretary General of EZA. Among the speakers were H.U.Nordhaus ( EZA expert from German Trade Union Federation DGB), Agnieszka Piasecka-Robak (University of Lower Silesia, Wroclaw, Poland), Elvyra Aciene (Klaipeda University, Honorary president of Association of Lithuanian Social Work Universities, Lithuania), Aimar Altosaar (President of “The Golden League” NGO, Estonia), Pēteris Krīgers (member of (European Economic and Social Committee), Baiba Rivža (Vice-president of Latvian Academy of Sciences), Sarmīte Pīlāte (Director Latvian Adult Education Association, Latvia). The seminar was hosted by Skaidrīte Gūtmane, Rector of Latvian Christian academy.
Who will turn the stone away from the grave? How an Angel dare to say: “Be not afraid”? – A logical question for whole liberal world thinking today. SURE, it is pure logics! Can the night share more light than a day? How can it be? Can soul be filled with unspoken joy?
Ancient Christians never called their faith “religion”, the word sounds defiant. Christian is NOT RELIGION, it is LIVINIG EXPERIENCE OF RESURRECTION OF CHRIST.
Therefore Easter is not just a festival which will pass. No! Easter is an opportunity to enter the KIngdom of God already now, while you here on Earth. It is a source of strength and transformed life.”
The beauty of of Christ is terrifying,” said Russian writer Boris Pasternak, “Beauty of Humility and Love which will bring wisdom ‘CHRIST IS RISEN in your mundane life.”
Due to Covid-19 pandemia Ministry of Science and Education of Latvia has made changes in the accreditation schedule for all study branches POSTPONING THE PROCESS: “Social Welfare” – till December 31, 2021; “Arts” – till December 31, 2022; “Theology” – till December 31, 2022.