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Lietuviskai

Liepaja, Latvia

Location: Municipalites of Liepaja, Grobina, Priekule and Rucava (Latvia)

Vulnerable group in focus: People with disabilities

Coordination: Diaconal Centre Liepaja, Karina Krievina

Cooperation Partner: City of Liepaja Social Service

Profile (Source: Eurostat)
NUTS3 Region Kurzeme (LV003)

1. PPS/capita in % of EU (2013) 47%
2. Population density (2013) 19,5 inhabitants/km2
3. Relative population change 2011-2015: -6,06%


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In 2015 there were 159.930 cases of disability (different levels of impairment, from age 18) among the population of Latvia. In Liepaja there were 5.340 cases, in Grobina county 752, in Priekule county 510 and in Rucava county 140.

 

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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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