Hermann Gmeiner Day 2016

I wish above all that all polemics soon come an end that are carried out on the backs of the children who need our help and which onlyserve to harm them.

Hermann Gmeiner

"Migration offers opportunities for diversity. Let‘s take the chance!"
An invitation to switch perspectives.

The Hermann Gmeiner Day 2016 took place on April 26, 2016 in the SOS Children's Village Hermann Gmeiner Academy in Innsbruck.

What to expect?

  • Remarkable stories of young people who have set off
  • Subsequent panel discussion, led by young people, to promote an understanding of the situation of young immigrants


  • 09:00 am Reception
  • 09:30 am Opening and Welcoming - President introduction to the programme 
  • 09:40 am am "Like open books ..." stories of young people who have left break
  • 11:20 am am questions from the audience
  • 12:00 pm Conclusion
  • 12:15 pm Lunch
  • 2:00 pm Departure to the SOS Children's Village Imst
  • Alternatively: small football tournament in the Hermann Gmeiner Academy without visiting the SOS Children's Village in Imst
  • 3:00 pm Hermann Gmeiner memorial service in Imst; then coffee / tea
  • 5:00 pm Individual departure / Return to Innsbruck


Thank you for joining us!

Further Hermann Gmeiner Days

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For more information please contact:

Dr. Christian Honold
+43 512 3316 5682