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The Extraordinary Film Festival

From November 11th till November 15th took place the 3rd edition of the Extraordinary Film Festival in Namur Belgium.

This events gathers film directors, organisations disabled persons. The link between these persons is the disability.

During the Festival documentary and fiction with the theme of disability are presented to people.
Visitors with a visual impairment could benefit of Audio Description.

Our organisation had the opportunity on the 11th and the 14th to be present with some awareness activities.
People could try during brakes to do daily gestures blindfolded.

Volunteering in Belgium

Volunteering in Belgium” was organised on October 20th in Brussels. As the majority of activities done in Views International are supported by volunteers, this was an important topic for us.

Volunteering is a concept that has been the object of a study run by University of Liège and the University of Ghent In Belgium, on almost 10.000 persons. The questionnaire method was used to determine the main information about volunteering in Belgium.

Project Outcomes and results for download

Downloadable Project outcomes and results

In the attached PDF-Brochure you will find the results and outcomes of our Project.

Advanced planning visit to prepare the short term EVS in Congo

Brief Presentation of the project

The aim of this blog is to record, and particularly to share the experience lived along the project « Europe-Africa : people working together for sustainable growth ». This project will take place in Kinshasa, from 15/08/2014 to 15/10/2014. It puts together two groups of 3 blind and sighted youngsters coming from Belgium and French Guiana.

Objectives:

The Grundtvig Assistantships adventure

The Grundtvig Assistantships adventure - a testimony of Vanessa Cascio about her experiences in VIEWS International

From the 2nd of September 2013 until the 13th of July 2014 I’ve been hosted in Views International executive office, thanks to a grundtvig Assistantship project founded by the Lifelong Learning Programme.

As the previous experience I had, this one enriched me a lot too.
In addition to take part into youth project management, I could experience myself in two new adventures:

The study visit in Liege Belgium(27.05.2014-03.06.2014): How it was?

Visite d’étude
“Entre formel et non-formel : partage d’expériences pour DV en Europe et outre-mer“
VIEWS Belgium
27/05/2014 – 03/06/2014

Team

An unforgettable youth exchange - « Le 1000 facce dell'Europa (the 1000 facets of Europe) » - from 1st to 10th May 2014

An unforgettable youth exchange - « Le 1000 facce dell'Europa (the 1000 facets of Europe) » - from 1st to 10th May 2014

We went to the north of Italy, in Torino, for an exchange between young people from Italy, Belgium and France (which was represented by Guiana and Martinique).

 Nicolas Stalmans

The objective of this exchange was to discover art and to be able to do some artistic activities in spite of the different handicaps of people.

Le 1000 facce dell'europa

The youth exchange "le 1000 facce dell'Europa", in english "the 1000 Europe facets" is a youth exchange which will be organised by Eufemia association in Turin (Italy) from 1st until 10th of May 2014.

Young people from Belgium, Martinique (FR) and Italy will participate at this exchange.

The objectives are to favorise the meeting between people from different cultures in order to
produce an European artistic creation, it means, a creation who can reinforce their feeling to be european citizens.

Thanks to traditions, costums and habits of each participating youngster, the

"THE PERFECT MATCH" - youth exchange in Italy

DATES: 16th - 23rd April 2014 (8 working days)
Where?: TENUTA SANT'ANTONIO, Via Formello 4, Poggio Mirteto Scalo (RT), ITALY
Participating countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, Italy, Spain

"Looking for more": seminar in Iceland

From 8-th to 12-th January the seminar “Looking for more” took place in Sólheimar in Iceland,small ecological village, situated on 2 hours by bus from the capital Reykjavik. VIEWS International sent three representatives. The participated countries were Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Italy, Poland and Romania.

The seminar was concentrated on the new program “Erasmus plus”. The facilitators from Iceland and Finland informed the participants for the differences, comparing with the previous European program “Youth in action.

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