European social policy

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.

Academic practical conference „Celebrating 20 Years of Education of Social Workers in Latvia”

Conference „Celebrating 20 years of Education of Social Workers in Latvia” was held in Ķīpsala International Exhibition Hall, Riga, May 17, where both educators and practitioners from all over the country met for the first time. The acquired experience was summarized and plans for further development were discussed; participants of the conference had unique opportunity […]

Academic practical conference „Celebrating 20 Years of Education of Social Workers in Latvia” in May 17, 2012

Conference „Celebrating 20 years of Education of Social Workers in Latvia” was held in Ķīpsala International Exhibition Hall, Riga, May 17, where both educators and practitioners from all over the country met for the first time. The conference was initiated and organized by the Consulting Committee for Education and Research in Social Work Education, of […]

Semaines Sociales de France Session in Paris, November 25-27

Rector of LChrA S.Gūtmane and assistant to the rector L.Ozola attended the annual session of the European Catholic organization “Semaines Sociales de France” titled „Democracy: A new concept” in Paris together with well-known philosophers, theologians, representatives of the Church and politicians. The former President of Latvia V.Vīķe-Freiberga addressed the session.

EZA seminar „Employment Strategy in Europe: How Can Europe 2020 Strategy Be Implemented in the Baltic States?” in October 27-28

European Center for Worker’s Questions (EZA) collaborating with Latvian Christian Academy held an international educational seminar „Employment strategy in Europe: How can EUROPE 2020 strategy be implemented in the Baltic States?” It was developed in a challenging and mind-provoking discussion based on penetrating presentations by N.Klein from EZA, A.Altosaar from ETÖK, EE, P.Krīgers, Secretary General […]

EZA seminar „Employment Strategy in Europe: How Can Europe 2020 Strategy Be Implemented in the Baltic States?” in October 27-28, 2011

European Center for Worker’s Questions (EZA) collaborating with Latvian Christian Academy held an international educational seminar „Employment strategy in Europe: How can EUROPE 2020 strategy be implemented in the Baltic States?” It was developed in a challenging and mind-provoking discussion based on penetrating presentations by N.Klein from EZA, A.Altosaar from ETÖK, Estonia, P.Krīgers, Secretary General […]

IP course „Social Economy, Social Entrepreneurship and Theory of Associative Democracy”

An intensive international ERASMUS study course „Social Economy, Social Entrepreneurship and Theory of Associative Democracy” was held in September 25 – October 8. Students and lecturers from five universities (Denmark, Hungary, Romania, Lithuania besides Latvia) participated. Several following issues were covered in both lectures and workshops: presentation of European Legislation and European Social Model, European […]

15th congress of RENOVABIS in Freising

Rector of LChrA Dr. S. Gūtmane and coordinator of international projects B. Soloveja attended the 15th congress of Roman Catholic organization RENOVABIS, September 1-3, Freising (DE). The title of the congress: „Structural changes in countryside – experience from Central and Eastern Europe”.

EZA – ETOK Seminar in Tallinn (Estonia)

In May 19 – 21, 2012, an EZA seminar „Increasing the role of social partners and employees in implementing the Europe 2020 strategy” was held in Tallinn by NGO „Estonian Centre for Work-Related Questions”. Latvian Christian Academy was represented by assist. prof. Guntis Dišlers (presentation „Some important aspects of Social Economy – concept development in […]