During the symposium, various workshops will also be offered that deal with social issues and participation. During the symposium, various workshops will also be offered that deal with social issues and participation. They will take place from 11.30-13.00 and 14.30- 16.00

11.30 am to 1 pm

  • Getting to know each other through joint cultural activities, analogue and digital
    Dr Swantje Volkmann, Cultural Department Southeast Europe, Danube Swabian
    Central Museum DZM Ulm: „Donauliebe – Donaujugendcamp“;
    Marina Kuch, ILEU Ulm/ Ana Zlibut, Writers League, Timisoara, Romania: „Danube-Networkers invite:- Come together for connecting cultures“ (DANECT: Come-together-online-Sessions“);
    Prof. Violeta Puscasu, Univ. Galati, Romania/ Angela Pudda, Porto Torres, Italia:
    „Connecting culture & travelling, not just with travelling“;
    Prof. Dusana Findeisen, Association U3A Ljubljana, Slovenia: „Art connects“.
  • Helping to shape the environment using the example of citizen science
    Petra Siegele, Agency for Education and Internationalisation (OEAD), Vienna:
    „Networking across generations and borders – Citizen Science as a model“
    Dr. Harald Kutzenberger/ Johanna Loicht, BIOZ Vienna: „City-Nature: Networking
    knowledge about climate and nature and motivating people to get involved“
    Stefan Brändel, Citizen Science in the Botanical Garden of the University of Ulm
    Lesya Loiko, environmental organisation FORZA, Ushorod, Ukraine
  • Use of digitalisation & media skills
    Oliver Schmidt, „Don@au-online“ project of the Baden-Württemberg State Centre for
    Political Education. Presentation of the Danube online project: conception &
    realisation, examples of students‘ work from Sofia, Odessa and Ulm
    Carmen Stadelhofer, ILEU, Elena Muste & Ileane Iepure, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
    „ViMA danube – online platform, communication across countries and languages,
    Prof Emily Velikova, Univ Ruse, Bulgaria, „AI and its benefits in continuing education
    for adults“
    Patrick Morschhaeuser, Digital Agenda Ulm, Useful applications of AI for civil society
    actors (enquired

2:30 pm to 4 pm

  • Promoting cooperation through European caring projects using selected examples
    Johanna Kaiser, Diakonisches Werk der Evangelischen Landeskirche in Baden e.V.,
    Interreg project Caring Communities,
    Mateja Softic, Iscriva, Škofja Loka, Slovenia, Interreg and its possibilities
    Dr. Heidrun Mollenkopf: Age Platform Europe as international platform for older ages
  • participation opportunities for civil society in the EUSDR through various
    funding programmes

    Dr. Ana Majuric, POUZ, Croatia: Erasmus + programs of the EU
    Silvia Dabo U3A Frankfurt (requested), Dejan Zagorac, Zaprokul, Belgrade: DENTA –
    Living in the Third Age in the Danube Countries“ as an example of a learning partner
    Perspektive Donau, Team Baden-Württemberg-Stiftung (enquired)
    DSEE, Armin Pialek
  • Empowerment of women
    Andrea Laux, Stuttgart/ Emine Dömösi, Hungary, Mine e.V., International Network of
    Mothers‘ Centres, „Network for empowerment of women“;
    Ulm, Carmen Stadelhofer, ILEU, Social Recovery- Self-help for refugee women in
    Ukraine and European countries
    Galina Poliakova, Age condern, Kiew, Ukraine
    Monika Heitmann, Bulgarian-German Socialwork (BDS), : Rom:nji-Women
    Dr. Dusana Findeisen, University of the Third Age, Ljubljana: Older Women as

16-16:30 Coffee break

16.30 -18.00
Cross-sector collaboration and the creation of a sustainable Engagement landscape in the Danube region
Reports from the working groups and declaration of the networks on cooperation