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20.06.2018 Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz about the potential of togetherness in turbulent times "Community – more than ever! The potential of togetherness in turbulent times" was the motto of the 43rd Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz. From June 14 through 17, 2018, 117 executives of the more than 100 member institutions from 13 countries met for the conference at the von Bodelschwinghschen Stiftungen in Bielefeld-Bethel.
24.04.2018 The Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz invites to Bielefeld-Bethel From June 14 through 17, 2018, the 43rd Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz (KGK) will take place at the von Bodelschwinghschen Stiftungen in Bielefeld-Bethel. The motto is "Community – More than ever! The potential of togetherness in turbulent times".
09.10.2017 Diaconal study tour to the American health system From September 30 through October 7, 2017, a diaconal study tour led to New York City. The focus of the tour was on gaining insights into the American healthcare system by visiting various hospitals, public care facilities, educational institutions and historic health care places.
22.03.2017 Terttu Pohjolainen, new president of the Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz The world-wide Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz, an association of more than 100 diaconal institutions, has re-assigned its Executive Committee and continued the planning for the 43rd General Conference in 2018 in Bethel and for the diaconal study tour to New York City in fall 2017.
13.10.2016 The international Kaiserswerth network is strengthened A bilingual web presence and a "Study Tour 2017 – Health Care in the USA" strengthen the international network of the Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz.
05.10.2016 Diaconal study tour to visit the Polish Diakonia From September 21 through 25, 2016, this year’s diaconal study tour of the Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz led about 40 participants to Poland. Accompanying the journey to meet with members of the Polish Diakonia was former Diakonie President Pastor Klaus-Dieter Kottnik.
22.04.2016 Christa Schrauf confirmed as President of the Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz The Executive Committee of the Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz (KGK) re-elected Christa Schrauf as their President for the years 2016-2021 as well as Anke Frickmann and Terttu Pohjolainen as Vice Presidents.
29.09.2015 Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz 2015: "Diakonie, a strong brand?!" The 42nd Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz, which took place in Gallneukirchen from September 24 through 27, 2015, explored the tense relationship between the conservation of diaconal values and the economical requirements of the houses following the Kaiserswerth tradition.
30.04.2015 KGK General Conference, September 24 through 27, 2015: " Diakonie, a strong brand?!" The Executive Committee of the Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz met to discuss the upcoming 42nd Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz from September 24 through 29, 2015. They also invite to the diaconal study tour to Poland from September 21 through 25, 2016.
29.10.2014 Topic of the KGK General Conference 2015: Value orientation and profitability The executive committee of the international Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz (KGK) decides the main topics of the upcoming conference in Gallneukirchen in fall 2015.
15.07.2013 Christa Schrauf, new President of the Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz The Executive Committee of the Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz elects the Austrian Pastor as the successor for the Swiss Pastor Christof Naef for the years 2013 - 2015.
21.09.2012 Brochure about the Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz re-issued The Executive Committee of the Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz met on September 13 and 14 at the Communauté des Diaconesses de Reuilly, France. They decided on the printing of a KGK information booklet and on support for Diakonia in the Kaliningrad region.
22.06.2012 Support for Russian Lutherans establishing a diaconal structure The Kaiserswerther Verband and the Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz strengthened their ties to Russia with a study tour to diaconal projects in the Kaliningrad region and Lithuania from June 6 through 14, 2012.
23.03.2012 New fundamental order and electoral rules for the Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz in Berlin – New fundamental order and electoral rules – Diaconal study tour in June 2012 – General Assembly of Diakonia 2013 – Upcoming General Conference in Poland in June 2014.
11.10.2011 Communiqué of the 41st Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz In the future, the Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz wants to promote the founding of diaconal communities in Eastern Europe, maintain an exchange across traditional boundaries and offer executives a forum for the strengthening of the Kaiserswerth identity. This was decided by the KGK in Kaiserswerth near Dusseldorf.
09.10.2011 Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz: 150 years world-wide for others The world-wide association of the Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz (KGK) celebrated its 150th anniversary with international guests. The KGK is a model for ecclesiastical-diaconal work, said Olav Fykse Tveit, Secretary General of ÖRK.
09.10.2011 Commemorative publication for the 150th Anniversary of the Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz released "Diakonie in Community – Perspectives of Successful Motherhouse Diakonie" is the title of the commemorative publication for the 150th anniversary of the Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz.
29.09.2011 The Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz celebrates its 150th anniversary From October 8 through 11, 2011, the world-wide association of the Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz celebrates its 150th anniversary in Dusseldorf-Kaiserswerth. Expected guests are Thomas Wipf, Petra Bosse-Huber, Heather Roy and Annette Leis.
07.03.2011 The Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2011 At their meeting in Bergen, the Executive Committee of Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz (KGK) decides the motto and the organization of the celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the KGK in Kaiserswerth in October 2011.
02.03.2010 Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz meets in Brussels The Executive Committee of the Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz (KGK) meets the political representatives of Diakonie and Church towards the EU Institutions in Brussels.
07.09.2009 This is where the diaconal communities come into play Despite the pressure of competition, diaconal communities have an important role to play in enterprises. This according to the 7th International Symposium of the Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz, which took place from September 4 through 6 in Budapest.
05.03.2009 Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz on the internet The Executive Committee of the Kaiserswerther Generalkonferenz has released the website www.kaiserswerther-generalkonferenz.org and specified planning details for an international symposium about diaconal corporate culture.