Semaines Sociales de France

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

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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 […]

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, […]

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.”

Priviledge to welcome Semaines Sociales de France think-tank IXE group in Latvia approved!

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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 […]

IXE “Initiatives of Christians for Europe” group seminar in Bonn

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The annual seminar of the IXE group affiliated to “Semaines Sociales de France” was held in September 18-20, 2015 in Bonn. Three main issues were discussed: creating website for IXE group, topical issues of the Climate change and the burning issue of refugees in Europe. LChrA was represented by its rector prof. S.Gūtmane and asist.prof. […]

IXE Group meeting in Brussels

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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; […]

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.

LChrA participates in the Roman Catholic organization IXE

Rector of the Academy Dr. Skaidrīte Gūtmane attended the work seminar organized by „Semaines Sociales de France” held in Brussels, January 28-30, after the organiztion’s invitation. Latvian Christian academy has been accepted as partner organization to the Roman Catholic lay organization „Initiatives of Christians for Europe” (IXE) caring for integration of Christian values in European […]

Semaines Sociales de France session in Paris

The 85th French „Social week” was held in Paris, November 26-28, organized by prestigious “Semaines Sociales de France”. The congress dealt with migration issues: „Migration: a future to build together”. The congress was opened by the President of SSF Mr. J.Vignon. Economic, sociological and philosophical aspects of migration were analyzed by European-level experts: Ph.Bernard, journalist […]

Acquaintance with French Christian social initiatives

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Vice-president of the French Christian social organization „Semaines Sociales de France” Mr. Bernard Chenevez visited Latvian Christian academy in March 10. Mr. Chenevez represents also the French-German Christian Social cooperation organization „Initiative of Christians for Europe”. He got acquianted with the Academy and discussed plans for further cooperation in both research and possible student’s exchange […]