SIRENE Takes the Stage at the 6th Edition of the Stress Congress

SIRENE 6th Stress Congress

SIRENE project coordinator Carina Dantas took the spotlight at the prestigious 6th Edition of the Stress Congress, held in Bucharest, Romania, from September 28th to 30th, 2023. This event served as a platform for global experts to exchange insights and innovations in the field. Carina discussed the project’s current status, emphasizing the need to bridge social sciences, social innovation, technology, and construction. She also revealed exciting developments, including the Expert Hub and participation in the EU Week of the Regions.

I National Journeys for the Promotion of Active and Successful Ageing

I National Journeys for the Promotion of Active and Successful Ageing

Join SIRENE at the “I National Journeys for the Promotion of Active and Successful Ageing” on October 3-4, 2023, in Coimbra. Explore topics like ageing in place, caregiver support, and compassionate communities. Carina Dantas, Action Chair, will present SHAFE, NET4, and SIRENE. Registration is free but mandatory. Don’t miss this chance to discuss age-friendly communities and an inclusive future.

SIRENE in New York: Insights from the United Nations General Assembly

SIRENE in New York

Carina Dantas, SIRENE coordinator and the CEO of SHINE 2Europe, joined the COST Program delegation at the United Nations General Assembly satellite events in New York (September 12-15). She showcased the impactful work of the COST Action focused on Smart Healthy Age-Friendly Environments (SHAFE). SHAFE, initiated in 2017, has grown into a global movement with over 700 members across 51 countries, recognized as a UN Sustainable Development Goals Good Practice. Projects like SIRENE, funded by Horizon Europe and led by SHINE, extend SHAFE’s influence, promoting inclusive solutions for independent living.

SIRENE in New York! United Nations General Assembly (UNGA78)

SIRENE in New York! | United Nations General Assembly (UNGA78)

Carina Dantas, coordinator of SIRENE, is set to represent the Smart Healthy Age-Friendly Environments initiative at the United Nations General Assembly events in New York, USA, from September 12 to 15, 2023. The program includes an informal networking reception highlighting the contributions of COST Actions to the UN’s goals and a key session on “Expanding scientific frontiers via international cooperation and networking.” This event holds great significance as it promotes SHAFE (Smart Healthy Age-Friendly Environments), recognized by the UN as an SDG good practice. The gathering will facilitate collaboration among researchers and scientists based in New York. Additionally, on September 15, 2023, COST is co-hosting a session during the Science Summit at UNGA78, emphasizing the role of science and innovation in achieving UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This in-person session will run from 09:00 to 12:00 EDT. Registration is required.

Insights from the 37th EFPSA Congress

Gain insights on citizen empowerment approaches and the importance of involving multiple stakeholders in shaping public policies for significant changes in the community through Carina Dantas’ participation in the 37th EFPSA Congress. As a coordinator of the SIRENE project at SHINE 2Europe, Carina spoke in the roundtable discussion on “Addressing the rising challenges: methodologies of citizen involvement and engagement” where she presented the example of SIRENE and highlighted the overall policy framework of SHAFE and NET4Age-Friendly.

SIRENE presented at the International Conference on Learning and Implementing Social Innovation – Talking about SHAFE

SIRENE presented at International Conference Learning and implementing social innovation – Talking about SHAFE visual

SIRENE takes center stage at the International Conference on Learning and Implementing Social Innovation – Talking about SHAFE. This event, a collaborative effort by influential organizations, shines a light on the world of socially innovative networks and projects. Join us as we navigate the path to Smart Healthy Age-Friendly Environments (SHAFE) and expand the horizons of social innovation across Europe.

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