Group coordinator: Pernille Andersen and Brian Porro

Welcome to the AIACE-UK Kent group. The group was set up in October 2006. The main aims of the group are to:

• provide the opportunity to meet in order to share experiences;

• create a forum for the exchange of information on various topics of particular interest related to social welfare;

• support a programme of activities bringing together those interested in cultural visits and sporting activities;

• assist the newly retired to integrate;

• assist surviving spouses in dealing with the Commission formalities;

• provide local assistance to retired officials of the EU Institutions or their survivors in cases of social difficulty.

The Group currently has a membership of about 70 former officials, spouses and survivors.