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Meeting with EGP

This morning we had an intensive conversation with Mar Garcia (General Secretary of EGP), Thomas Waitz (Co-Chair) and Jean Lambert (Member of the Committee of EGP and the European Parliament). From ENGS were there Vivianne and Agneta from Sweden, Irmgard from Austria, … Continue reading

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Beyond the bubble: Aging, Solidarity and Covid-19

Article in Green European Journal Author: Christa Möller-Metzger Elderly people have suffered not only the health impacts of this pandemic but also the isolation that comes with limited social contact. The pandemic has exposed many unresolved challenges for older members … Continue reading

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Why Age-friendly Cities are so important for the future?

Online talk on Saturday, 5. December 2020, 10–11:15 am In Germany, around 30% of all people will be over 65 years of age in 2030, a development that can also be seen in many other European countries. The number of … Continue reading

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Corona update from Finland and Hamburg

Short report from Reino from Finland: “In fact the corona situation is quite good but the authorities are very much afraid about the second wave. Finland has almost isolated itself with the request on the maximum number of infections (8) … Continue reading

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ENGS Position Paper for EGP Skopje

Ensure participation for the elderly in the corona pandemic and break through social isolation  The corona pandemic is particularly hard on the elderly. They represent the largest risk group for serious and deadly courses of the virus infection. Therefore the … Continue reading

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Hamburg has a coalition agreement – good for elderly people!

Elections were just taking place in Hamburg – and now the Greens rule together with the Social Democrats. The coalition agreement has just been passed. With many good points for the older generation. The contract has over 200 pages, the … Continue reading

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Corona: Call for Convention on Europe Day

The European Green Seniors decided today, on Europe Day 2020, the following declaration: We see it as our political responsibility to express our collective concern at this time of the tragedy that has hit us all. COVID19 virus has hit … Continue reading

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Mistakes in Finland and uncoordinated exit in Germany

New informations from our ENGS Members in Germany and Finland Christa from Hamburg According to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the number of infections in Germany is developing positively. “The number of reported infections continues to fall. This is very … Continue reading

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Three-year annual report for 2016-19

ENGS holds every third year an election of the board at the General Assembly. Usually ENGS holds a General assembly every year. Our General Assembly and most of the board meetings take place during the EGP meetings. We attend the … Continue reading

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Invitation to the General Assembly in Tampere, Finland 8-10. November 2019

Vienna 4 October 2019 Dear representatives of Green Seniors You are cordially invited to the next General Assembly (GA) on the European Network of Green Seniors. The Assembly will convene Saturday 9 November 2019 at 13.00 – 14.15 in Tampere, … Continue reading

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