News and events

International Day of older persons 2017

The International Day of Older Persons on 1st of October is an opportunity to highlight the important contributions that older people make to society and raise awareness of the joys and challenges of ageing in today’s world.

Mobility Scouts & healthy ageing
Positive media echo in the Netherlands

An article on our Mobility Scouts project has been published in “De Stentor”. Enjoy reading (in Dutch)

Author: Sander Grootendorst, photo by Zutphens Persbureau


Mobility Scouts on air (again)!

Our Mobility Scouts partners Laura Christ and Inger Luijten were interviewed for the regional radio. Listen in and learn more about the ideas in the Netherlands.

Wir suchen Dich! Foto-Projekt “Alter in Bewegung” in Hanau

Im Rahmen von Mobility Scouts wird in Zusammenarbeit mit der Initiative “Menschen in Hanau” und dem Seniorenbüro Hanau das Foto-Projekt “Alter in Bewegung” umgesetzt. Nähere Infos findet Sie hier.



Mobility Scouts at Municipality I in Rome

Mobility Scouts partners Sergio Andreis and Angela Pagano from Lunaria attended a meeting organized by Rome´s Municipality I and  – together with other civil society NGOs discussed the revision of the Municipality´s Social Policies Plan.

Emiliano Monteverde, the Municipality I Social Policies Counsillor, supports the Mobility Scouts project and the idea to carry out some mobility projects in his Municipality.

European Mobility Week 2017

In 2017 EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK will be held under the theme of clean, shared and intelligent mobility, as encapsulated by the slogan ‘Sharing gets you further’. In 2017, EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK invites local politicians and the public to experience the benefits of shared mobility. Read more


“Open houses” in Zutphen (NL)

Mobility Scouts partners, Laura Christ and Inger Luijten, from OVN-NL have already organized several open houses to meet and have a conversation about age-friendly environments, but also to find potential Mobility Scouts.


Much media attention in the Netherlands
Train-the-Trainer Seminar: Learning in Later Life

The seminar (18 October – 22 October 2017) will stimulate and motivate educational staff to organize, moderate and facilitate later life learning. It makes them familiar working with senior citizens and older people and in creating intergenerational and intercultural learning setting. It offers knowledge and methodological skills for learning in later life and have online support.