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Why is it important?

We all need the right of water. Around 1,8 Million people in Europe had fight as NGO for it. Now the EU Commison had founded some guidelines for right of water. Because water is one of the vital ressources for … Continue reading

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Generations, Intergenerational Relations Compendium in 17 languages

The members of the International Network for the Analysis of Intergenerational Relations (Generationes) proudly present the most recent issue of the jointly produced compendium “Generations, Intergenerational Relations and Generational Policy”. This new version includes 17 languages: English, French, German, Italian, … Continue reading

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Austrian Grandmas fighting against „Neo Nazis“

Austrians have taken refugees into their homes. But the new far-right government would like to move refugees out of the community and into concentrated centres, which protestors argue recalls a darker time in Austria’s history….Austrian Grandmas fighting against Neo Nazis … Continue reading

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UN – 1.10.2017 Day of older person

UN Calls for harnessing one of the world’s greatest untapped resources – older persons This year, older persons around the world are celebrating the United Nations International Day of Older Persons, by looking to the future and underscoring their vital … Continue reading

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NGO Forum and Ministerial Conference on Ageing Lissabon 2017

Birgit Meinhard-Schiebel, from Carers’ Organisation Austria participated in the UNECE NGO Forum on Ageing, held on 20 September 2017, in Lisbon, Portugal. The Forum preceded the UNECE Ministerial Conference on Ageing (21-22 September 2017). About the UNECE NGO Forum on Ageing The objective of the … Continue reading

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Longest book table in the world

Now again The longest book table in the world, Drottninggatan Stockholm 20 aug. Green Seniors were there selling books and politiks for elderly. Really full speed! on the picture, Anders Ödmark, Vivianne Gunnarsson, Gösta Even, Eivor Karlsson Marja Sandin -Wester. … Continue reading

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Talk about Care Programs in Austria

Interview about Care with EU-Vice-President Ulrike Lunacek and Birgit Meinhard-Schiebel, President of Care-Organisation with Markus Golla for www.pflege-professionell.at    

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News from Finland

Three Days’ Political Turmoil in Finland I am writing this in a train heading for Tampere, where the Greens in Finland will have there the annual Party Congress. But that will not, probably, be anything like a turmoil, even if we will elect a new chair … Continue reading

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WEADD Day 2017

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15, 2017 Senior Financial Empowerment Act http://www.napsa-now.org/get-connected/weaad2015-2/  

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News from Swedish Green Seniors

Green und on climate change – Green seniors for Climat March 2017! 💚 #WhyIMarch #ClimateMarchSE

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