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Save the Date: SEMPRE Kick-off conference on 29 September 2016 in Berlin, Germany

Published: 2016-07-08
Save the Date: SEMPRE Kick-off conference on 29 September 2016 in Berlin, Germany

SEMPRE will hold a public kick-off conference on 29 September at the premises of the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure in Berlin. Please mark the date in your calendar! In times of demographic change and limited public finances it becomes increasingly difficult for the public sector to maintain a reliable social service infrastructure in rural areas. Outward migration of young and well-qualified people further aggravates this challenge, and vulnerable groups at the risk of poverty and exclusion - such as older people, migrants, people with disabilities, families and single parents - are in danger of being left behind. It is therefore time to rethink the role of public and private social service providers. The project “SEMPRE – Social Empowerment in Rural Areas” explores end-user involvement in service development as one possible path for securing social welfare in rural areas of the Baltic Sea Region.

As the project kicks off its activities, we cordially invite you to exchange your views and ideas with the transnational project partnership as well as participants representing politics, welfare and social economy and social science and to learn what SEMPRE is all about!

More information and a registration form will follow soon by e-mail and on our project website: www.sempre-project.eu!

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REGISTER NOW: SEMPRE Final Conference "Make Empowerment Happen! Changing Minds for Better Social Services" will take in Riga on 27 and 28 November 2018

Published: 2018-06-01
As the SEMPRE project is approaching the end of its lifetime, the project partners coordially invite you to Riga (Lativa) on 27-28 November 2018 to present the results of the project but also reflect on social innovation and empowerment in a wider context! Join our final conference "Make Empowerment Happen!  Changing Minds for Better Social Services".

SEMPRE in Liepa, Latvia – coming together and finding new ways for social improvement through empowerment

Published: 2018-05-15

When the SEMPRE project team of Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences was asked to join the opening of the NGO “Save the children” in Liepa, Latvia, a small rural community, they were surprised to meet so many children and families enjoying the day. It was the starting point for regular meetings with mothers, youth being outside the labour market, education and training.

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