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

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 France, Germany, Slovenia, Spain, Catalonia, Czech Republic, Poland and UK. The first group discussion was addressed by Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church Jānis Pujats and fr. Pauls Kļaviņš; also meeting with Metropolitan of Latvian Orthodox Church Alexander was scheduled. Central topics of discussions: Further development prospects of Europe, its social and religious aspects, elections in France and Germany, BREXIT, change of attitude towards refugees, relations between Spain and Catalonia. IXE-group prepares recommendations for the Bishops’ Conference regarding debated political and social issues.

Latvian Christian academy awarded with EC recognition

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In June 3, 2014, in an official ceremony organized by the State Education and Development Agency (SEDA) Latvian Christian academy together with five other universities in Latvia was awarded with prestigious EC recognition vestige. ECTS Label is an honorary distinction showing that the institution applies ECTS correctly, both in terms of information published on the […]

General assembly in Copenhagen.

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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.

Celebrating 25 years of Social work profession in Lithuania – LChrA rector addresses Lithuanian Parliament.

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In October 3, 2017, 25 years of Social work profession in Lithuania were celebrated in Lithuanian Parliament. Among guests and participants of the congress were both researchers and practitioners from USA, Finland, Austria and (of course) Lithuania. Prof. Skaidrite Gūtmane, Rector of Latvian Christian academy, presented “Caritative social work innovation in methodology”, receiving very good […]

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In October 5, 2017, an Agrrement of cooperation between Latvian Christian academy and St. Ignatius Loyola College in Kaunas, Lithuania, was signed by Director Dr. Aivaras Anužis and Prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane, Rector of Latvian Christian academy.

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

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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.

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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.”

Celebrating 30 years of ERASMUS in Strasbourg.

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Only 30 participants were invited to Strasbourg to celebrate 30 years of ERASMUS cooperation between European universities. Rector of Latvian Christian academy prof. Skaidrite Gūtmane was among them! Just as a reminder – in 2015 LChrA was awarded as the best HEI in Latvia in implementation of the “Intensive ERASMUS programmes”.

European Integration development discussed in Siegburg, Germany.

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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.

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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.

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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.”