Baltic Organizational Meeting 2019

LSS is glad to announce that the upcoming BOM will take place in Klaipėda, Lithuania from 19th (arrival day) to 22nd of August, 2019. This year we are going to discuss Mental Health and Sexual harassment in HEI. Meeting will be held in English. The deadline to fill out the application is 29th of May.

In addition to this, LSS is organizing a traditional Assembly (a meeting of higher education experts and student leaders gathering more than 200 student representatives, Union’s Alumni and other guests). The Assembly will take place from 23rd to 25th of August in Klaipėda and Šventoji.

Participation in BOM and LSS Assembly is funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Lithuania and Department of Youth Affairs under the Ministry of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania. Arrival and departure expenses should be covered by the participating organizations.

What to expect?

With our colleagues from Latvia and Estonia we agreed to work online on a common document related to Mental Health and Sexual harassment (to look for related data and useful information) before the meeting. Thus, selected participants will do some homework on the issue and continue working with the document during the BOM. In addition to this, during the meeting we will be working on a survey creation together (content wise) that would be related to the topic of students’ Mental health and issues of Sexual harassment in HEI. Later on, we will try to implement the survey in Baltic countries and work on the result analysis as well as result comparison together.

What will be included?

-Presentations of organizations;
-Discussion about how organizations combat issues related to mental health and sexual harassment in HEIs;
-Working group session on successful ways of combating sexual harassment in HEIs;
-Seminar of survey creation;
-Official BOM meeting;
-Discussion about the future of BOM;
-Celebration of 20 years of BOM agreement and other interesting activities.