Doors open to Europe: AEKS starts European Partner Cooperation

Last summer we received good news; AEKS was selected as Partner in two European Civil Society Projects. It was like receiving a present for the 100-year old Finland. AEKS was accepted in “Eurosceptisim” project coordinated by a Spanish civil society organisation and Skills for Seniors led by an Italian coordinator. The crystal ball shows that […]

Busy preparations for the Europe for Citizens Call 2017

AEKS is actively engaged in the Europe for Citizens Call in round 2017. This year the EU has interesting priorities for civil society organisation in Strand 2 ”Democratic engagement and civic participation”, such as: – Understanding and Debating Euroscepticism – Solidarity in times of crisis – Combatting stigmatisation of ”immigrants” and building counter narratives to […]

Markus in trial work

We in AEKS had a pleasure of employing Markus in trial work (Work Experiment/Työkokeilu) from June to December 2016. Markus says that before his trial work, he’d been unemployed for a long time, exactly 200 weeks. In AEKS, Markus got the position of IT-specialist in the team. The assignments included creating AEKS’ website and uploading […]