Hermann Gmeiner Day 2018

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

"You(th) can!
Getting ready for work life. Challenges - Opportunities - Strategies"

photo: © canstockphoto.de


The Hermann Gmeiner Day 2018 takes place on

22 June 2018 at SOS Children's Village

Hermann Gmeiner Academy in Innsbruck.


What to expect?

  • Insights into formal and informal labour market developments
  • Better understanding of the challenges young people are facing when entering the job market
  • Information about initiatives to support young people when entering the job market


12:00 Welcome

12:15 Invitation for lunch

01:30 Opening and greeting - President Kay Vorwerk

01:40 Introduction to the programme - Christian Honold

01:45 Panel exchange by Christoph Selig, Andrea Baumgart- ner, Nadja Malak, Belachew Gebrewold

03:15 Break

03:45 Deeper arguments in small group discussions

04:45 Compression of results

05:00 Rounding off 05:15 Break

05:30 Hermann Gmeiner Award 2018 Ceremony

by President Siddhartha Kaul and President Kay Vorwerk

07:00 Invitation for Dinner / Barbecue


* Mr Christoph Selig

Leading the Go Teach Team — Deutsche Post/ DHL; graduated at Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht, Berlin; in co-operation with SOS-CV with regard to integration of young people into labour market * Mrs Andrea Baumgartner Department Head of „Die Berater“, international labour market and professional training and consulting organisation

* Mrs Nadja Malak

Head of Corporate Partnership, SOS-Kinderdörfer weltweit and Protagonist of Initiative ‚YouthCan!“

* Mr Belachew Gebrewold

Political Scientist; Department head of Social Work/ Social Politics at the MCI Management Center Innsbruck — The Entrepreneurial School


Free entrance including lunch!
Registration under +43 512 3316 or under christian.honold@sos-kd.org 


We are looking forward to your visit!