Merry Christmas from EAEA
It's that time of year when a break is needed. After a very intense autumn the EAEA offices are closing for Christmas holidays.
Closing Conference of the European Year of Creativity and Innovation
The European Year of Creativity and Innovation 2009 came to an end with a closing conference organised today in Stockholm by the European Commission and the Swedish Presidency.
European Project Managers and Coordinators gets a free Christmas gift
Hello from EAEA!
Here is a little Christmas present just before we all leave for some time off.
LLP Call for Proposals 2010
Call EAC/41/09 (2009/C 247/09)
Call for Proposals: Multilateral Projects, Networks, Accompanying Measures and Studies under the Sub-Programmes, Transversal Programme (Key Activities) and Jean Monnet
FISC and CONFINTEA in pictures
Photos from FISC and CONFINTEA are now available online.
Publication: Adult Education outside of EU
dvv international and EAEA has published a book on adult learning and education in Europe outside of the European Union.
CONFINTEA VI: Final reactions from the Civil Society Caucus
In the build up to this major UN Conference on Adult Education held in Brazil from 1st-4th December, civil society organisations developed a strong united position reflecting the views of over 500 people from 80 countries. Together we laid out a consensus position on how the conference could move from rhetoric to coherent action.
Citizens and the EU
The environment, climate and democracy are the most important issues for Swedish Folk High schools in the project "Citizens and the EU".
Greece: Promotion and support of lifelong education
A Greek question in the European Parliament concerning support of lifelong learning
CONFINTEA: We can´t meet the MDGs without adult education
Paul Bélanger, President of the International Council for Adult Education
(ICAE) spoke on the last day of CONFINTEA VI being held here in Belém. While several countries supported some of the items proposed in the declaration of civil society: "From rhetoric to coherent action", the amendments to the Belém Framework for Action are still being negotiated to the last minute.
Confintea: Education Gender and Poverty
Workshop: Education, Gender and Poverty
Hangar Conference Center, room Pará, 3:30pm By Ana Abelenda ICAE
Civil society caucus proposals to strengthen the Belém Declaration
Read here the recommendations developed by organisations gathered in Belém in the civil society caucus of CONFINTEA VI
England and Wales: The Inquiry into the Future for Lifelong Learning
"We start from the premise that the right to learn throughout life is a human right."
Sir David Watson, Chair of the Inquiry
CONFINTEA VI opening session
The official international conference on adult education kicked off here in Belém on Tuesday 1st December at the Hangar conference centre. Civil society calls and recommendations were echoed throughout the opening session.
Community Social Charter 20 years
Conference on the 20th Anniversary of the Community Charter for Fundamental Social Rights, organized by the European Economic and Social Committee and Notre Europe.
Why ALADIN? From the Canvas to the Picture
Today is the first day of CONFINTEA VI - the Sixth International Conference on Adult Education - which is taking place in Belém, Brazil (www. unesco. org/en/confinteavi), under the title "Living and Learning for a Viable Future - The Power of Adult Learning".
EAEA marks the occasion by an article on how ALADIN first came into being back in 1997, as a direct follow-up to CONFINTEA V.