SVMI’s German partner, ifa Akademie, has been working with experts on adult education and migrant inclusion for the development of SVMI training materials.
According to the first result of the Eurobarometer poll conducted in the spring 2018, immigration remains the most important issues facing the EU for for 38% of European citizens (-1 percentage point since autumn 2017).
On 27-28 June SIH director participated in General Assembly of European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA) in Tallinn, Estonia.
On 19 and 25 June SIH organized two National Workshops for Erasmus+ KA2 project KEEP50+. First one was held in Širvintos, Lithuania, during the meeting with Local Action Group of Širvintos region.
On 19 June 2018, SIH with the help of the Local Action Group of Širvintos organized an information seminar on the ESFA 54+ project “Mokykis ir Savanoriauk!” in Širvintos, Lithuania.
The 12th German Senior Day was opened by Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. In his speech, he expressed thanks and appreciation to the many senior citizens who work for others. The elders form "the backbone of the Volunteers ". Following the speech of the Federal President Steinmeier Franziska Giffey, Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth, Karl-Josef Laumann, Minister for work, health and social affairs of the state of Nordrhein-Westfalen and Ullrich Sierau, Mayor of the city of Dortmund, addressed their greetings to the visitors.
On 6 June 2018, SIH with the help of the Local Action Group of Ukmergė organized an information seminar on the ESFA 54+ project “Mokykis ir Savanoriauk!” in Ukmergė, Lithuania.
Rector of the Medardas Čobotas Third Age university, dr. Zita Žebrauskienė, presented the project activities of SVMI in the conference‘‘Seniors education in Lithuania‘‘ held in the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania in May 25,2018.