Annual Meeting 2018: Loneliness, exclusion from services and the meaning of social relations in the lives of elderly migrants/minorities

Sari J Heikinnen Idalia Guarnizo Arrobo and Jairo Núñez Criollo. Consulate of Ecuador. Ecuador elderly people in Spain. (Spain) Sari   Heikkinen:   Intergenerational   relations and social relations in the lives of USSR residents in Finland (Finland) Session VI began with the presentation of the Consulate of Ecuador. It was told how the consulate helps people living […]

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Annual Meeting 2018: Introduction of the new board members

Why do I want to continue on the Board? I’m a gerontologist, I’m a senior Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences, Laurea, I’m a mother, daughter, sister, wife, friend and a member of ENIEC network. My identity is Finnish, it is Northern European, it is European and it is worldwide. ENIEC network gives all […]

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ENIEC board members held its first meeting after the Annual Meeting in April

On 14-16 June, Eniec’s Board Members met in Bristol, UK, at Bristol Black Cares center, an organization that supports careers and those whom they care for to access mainstream care and health related public services. Our Chair, Lola Casal-Sanchez, together Conny van der Aalsvort, treasurer of ENIEC and Sari Heikkinen and Nikki Arnold, board members […]

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March 2018. Workshop on Active Ageing, Diversity and interculturality. Madrid

ENIEC and the City Government of Madrid in collaboration with AGevida are organizing an International Workshop on Aging, Interculturality & Diversity on March 22th, under the framework of #EniecAM 2018. The goal of this workshop is to raise awareness and initiate debates in public and among care and health professionals to increase the focus on elderly care of migrants among decision-makers, the […]

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March 2018. ENIEC contribution to the UNHCR Global Compact on Refugees

March 2018. ENIEC contribution to the UNHCR Global Compact on Refugees ENIEC will participate on March 12 at the Side Event, 37th Session of the Human Rights Council, to bring awareness to the needs of older refugees and promote the recommendations submitted to the UNHCR Global Compact on Refugees on the rights of older refugees. Read  […]

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ENIEC contribution to the UNCHR Global Compact on Refugees

ENIEC contribution to the UNCHR Global Compact on Refugees In 2017 ENIEC was invited to participate in the working group lead by The NGO Committee on Ageing to submit recommendations for older refugees to the UNHCR — which will hopefully influence the forthcoming UNHCR Global Compact on Refugees. The New York Declaration on Refugees and […]

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2017, October. Eniec at the Age-friendly Cities Conference The Hague on innovation, health and active ageing.

The city of The Hague has been hosting between 2nd-4th of October the Age-Friendly Cities Conference on innovation, health and active ageing. There was a workshop on the 3rd of October about ‘diversity’. A lot of ENIEC members attended the workshop and where involved. ENIEC member Frédéric Lauscher from Germany gave a lovely presentation. “Diversity […]

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