Travel far to see near

Marita Modenius The idea of establishing AEKS, a non-profit organization to promote civil society issues in Europe, was  born in Cairo, Egypt, where my colleague Eila and me had the opportunity to work in an EU Twinning project on supporting the development of vocational education in 2013—2015. We got good results by introducing European and […]

AEKS Blog – Introduction

According to the Finnish media, the Finnish Patent and Registration Office plans to clear out around 40 000 associations from its register in 2017, since they have not reported any activity during the past years. Old civil society organisations are fading out, but it appears that at the same time new ones are established, just […]

AEKS Board Meeting

A historical event in AEKS’ operation took place 2016-08-30 in the cafeteria at Nevas Golf Club, when the Board and AEKS’ first employee, the IT-specialist trial worker Markus Silvennoinen, had a meeting about recent events and future tasks. This is the second meeting in the history of the organization, and a lot of decisions were […]