Monthly Archives: February 2014

Generation Network Mülheim – Germany

In the Network of Generations of the City of Mülheim an der Ruhr / Germany regularly 500 Citizens meet each other to exchange Ideas. In six of the nine districts have been since 2009 working groups of the network in … Continue reading

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On the way to EU-Election

Green EU-Electoral Convention Brussels, 22.2.2014 Green Seniors Amendments are successfully inside the Electoral Manifesto Accepted Amendments within the text in capital letters: We must not tolerate any discrimination based on any ground, such as sex, race, colour, ehtnic or social … Continue reading

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Human rights of older persons

PRESS RELEASE 
Brussels, 20 February 2014 Council of Europe adopts first European instrument on the human rights of older persons Council of Europe recognizes older people’s human rights and fundamental freedoms 20 February 2014 / AGE welcomes the adoption by … Continue reading

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Change Europe now!

This year, together with our 33 member parties in the European Union, the European Greens will run the third common European electoral campaign. With the campaign claim “Change Europe, vote Green,” we will demonstrate our vision to change Europe for … Continue reading

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One Billion Rising – worldwide on 14.2.2014

One Billion Rising in Vienna, Austria Birgit Meinhard-Schiebel, Senior Spokesperson for the Vienna Greens against age discrimination, never too old for education, the job, the integration, the policy. We have the right to a life free of violence – life … Continue reading

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Gesetz gegen die Altersdiskriminierung

eingebracht von Ute Schmitz, Mülheim, Germany Gesetz gegen die Diskriminierung Älterer Der Chef der deutschen Senioren-Union in Nordrhein-Westfalen fordert ein Diskriminierungsverbot im Grundgesetz, weil sich viele Ältere ausgegrenzt fühlen. Er kritisiert die allgemeine Einstellung zu Älteren durch tägliche Benachteiligungen. Im … Continue reading

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NEW COMMUNAL CARE IN THE NETHERLANDS

WMO, what is that exactly? Well, it is for the Dutch law Wet Maatschappelijke Ondersteuning, Law for Social Support. Tom van der Wal This is a replacement of former laws, helping people with support from state or provincial funds. Not … Continue reading

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One Billling Rising

1 BILLION RISING EVENTS ONE BILLION RISING VIENNA 2014 AUSTRIA > VIENNA > IN FRONT OF THE AUSTRIAN PARLIAMENT BUILDING One billion Rising “Why?” Birgit Meinhard-Schiebel, Austria A worldwide campaign against violence to women and girls – The production of … Continue reading

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Dancing on the Street – Vienna 2014

Dancing on the street Birgit Meinhard-Schiebel, Austria The Mariahilferstrasse in Vienna (Austria) is there for all and will be there for all … young and old dance together in the new pedestrian zone. The street belongs to us all. http://youtu.be/4OjXQEQuPsg

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Ehrenamtliche leben länger…

Ute Schmitz, Germany: Wer sich in einem Ehrenamt engagiert, lebt länger und gesünder In einem Vergleich von 40 Untersuchungen haben britische Forscher herausgefunden, dass ehrenamtlich Engagierte nicht nur anderen helfen, sondern zugleich auch sich selbst etwas Gutes tun. Dr. Suzanne … Continue reading

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