Latvia

19 June 2012

Adding life to years: promoting active ageing and intergenerational solidarity across borders

By Giovanni Zambello Years do not seem to take their toll if one adds life to them. This saying could easily summarize Barbro’s experience. 78 years of age, out of which almost 15 as a Red Crosser, Barbro Merkell’s life does not appear to be slowing down. “I started volunteering in the Meeting Place Kupan in Gotland in 1998, after I...
New ERNA president tells governments to match commitments with cash
17 September 2003

New ERNA president tells governments to match commitments with cash

Swedish Red Cross President Anders Milton was today elected president of ERNA, the European Regional Network on HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis, at the group’s seventh annual meeting in Latvia.

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