Juni 2015 von Insea Kiderlen, Georgien

(Holt die) Kommunen an Bord!

Wenn sich in diesen Tagen im weit von der georgischen Hauptstadt entfernt gelegenen Ort Chokhatauri unter dem Eindruck der Überschwemmungen in Tiflis eine zentrale Anlaufstelle gebildet hat, an der Hilfsgüter für die Opfer der Flut gesammelt werden, dann hat das auch mit Hannover, dem georgischen Botschafter in Deutschland und mit der Vision des Lebenslangen Lernens zu tun.

Auf Initiative und unter Leitung von DVV International hat sich im Mai eine Gruppe von elf Georgiern – unter ihnen Direktoren von drei Erwachsenenbildungszentren und mehrere Leiter unterschiedlicher georgischer Kommunen – auf den Weg in die niedersächsische Landeshauptstadt gemacht...

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