Organisers: Podillya-Socium, Vinnytsia city council, DVV International
Time: 30 September to 1 October (October 1 is the day of the elderly people)
Location: City of Vinnitsa
Event type: Forum
Language: Ukrainian, English, German
Manifesto topic: Social cohesion, equity and equality
Target audience: Representatives of NGOs that provide educational services for elderly people; Representatives of territorial social services centers, libraries, employment centers; Representatives of authorities (departments of social policy); NGO partners from Belarus and Moldova, other countries
Goal: To promote different models of cooperation between CSOs (civil society organizations) and authorities in providing education services for elderly people.
Tasks: To present experience and existing good practices in the field of education of the elderly in Ukraine and other countries on the basis of CSO (AECs, NGOs).
To expand the cooperation of CSOs with public authorities to deepen the understanding of the role of the LLL in introducing the concept of active aging on the basis of international and national experience (to show how Adult Education used in the EU and the region to support elderly people and how economically, socially, culturally, psychologically it is significant).
To introduce new forms of interaction between educational and other institutions, as well as NGOs and authorities (at all levels) for the development of strategies, programs aimed at the educational support of elderly people, including lobbying of allocating funds from local budgets.
Formats: Thematic reports/ messages (on the development of educational policies for elderly people, training of specialists, development of strategies supporting active aging; (It is important to present any studies, statistics on the educational needs of the target group).
Presentations of best practical experiences from different countries (invited 3-5 experts)
Trainings/presentations for NGOs and government officials on the possibility of cooperation (including the allocation of funding from local budgets, the successful experience of NGOs)
Open space discussions
Creative performances by representatives of Forum hosts, invited musicians, etc.
- Contact: Oleg Smirnov / smirnov(a)dvv-international.org.ua