Category Archives: Meetings

Demands for the election platform in Germany

In Germany, we will have elections in September. These are the demands of the German Green Seniors (Grüne Alte): Age-friendly city and communities: Demographic change, the higher life expectancy of people in our society, is advancing. We therefore want to … Continue reading

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Green Economics Institute’s first annual winter networking day

This was exciting today: two representatives of the Green Seniors spoke at the Green Economics Institute’s first annual winter networking day in London. Christa Möller-Metzger spoke about her favorite theme: age-friendly cities and communities and the new narrative about 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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How to inspire more elderly to vote Green in the EU elections NGS in Antwerp – our fringe meeting

Reino Lampinen  ENGS Fringe Meeting in Antwerp 19 May 2018 Altogether 17 people attended the meeting, 12 visitors both from international and EGP organisations as well from national Green associations. Also six ENGS Board members were present.  Seminar was opened … Continue reading

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Minutes from ENGS Fringe Meeting Karlstad 2017

ENGS EUROPEAN NETWORK OF GREEN SENIORS​   Karlstad 26 November 2017 Reino Lampinen   ENGS Fringe Meeting 25 November 2017 from 14.30 to 16.15 No Discrimination in the Job Market Altogether 16 people attended the meeting, 10 visitors and 5 ENGS Board members (Vivianne Gunnarsson, Frank Hauser, Birgit Meinhardt, … 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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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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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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Speech in City Council Vienna December 2016

City Council Vienna, Budget Discussion, 12 December 2016 EUROPE Birgit Meinhard-Schiebel A week ago yesterday, something happened, the importance of which may only become apparent in a few years. The Austrian population made a choice and thus took a decision which was noted all over the world. Politics … Continue reading

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