The alarming rise of youth unemployment rates following the recent economic turmoil has challenged national as well as European labour market policies.
“Peace needs courage“: At the beginning of August 2015, 275 Kolping members participated in the 48th International Kolping Peace Walk which took place at Vierzehnheiligen near Bamberg.
The Kolping Families from West Romania have been celebrating a big common festival for 9 years, a “goulash festival” with a cooking contest. The Kolping Families from Serbia have been welcome guests for several years.
The meeting of Kolping International’s Representatives for International Partnership work (RIP) was held in June in Caransebes/Rumania.
The officials of Kolping Poland’s development-political endowment fund met in Cracow in April. Kolping Poland is characterized not only by very dedicated Kolping Families, but it also runs several social and economic projects...
"The daily dramas in the Mediterranean Sea with helplessly drowning refugees are an expression of incapacitated levels of policy-making in Europe”, says Thomas Dörflinger, President of Kolping Germany.
Meeting of Europe’s Kolping Societies in Frankfurt
Kolping Association Kosovo celebrates its 15th anniversary
Strategic planning of Kolping Serbia
Learning from each other and encounter are integral parts of the self-image of the International Kolping Society.