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press release on the Inclusive Mobility Alliance

Press Release

Inclusive Mobility Alliance puts forth recommendations

for a more inclusive Erasmus programme
The
Inclusive Mobility Alliance
has been officially launched on the 22nd of January 2019 at the European
Parliament. Gathering more than 20 organisations with expertise in Disability, Youth and Higher Education,
the Alliance aims at making Erasmus+ more inclusive. Students and young people taking part in Erasmus+
mobilities represent respectively approx. 0.17% and 2.8% of all beneficiaries. These low figures have been

2nd transnational meeting in Triest

From 22nd to 23rd October 2018 the second trans national meeting (TNM) took place in Trieste, Italy. It was part of the project VIP and new technologies: easy access to job market. The representatives of

participated in this event.

Training course vip tech job in Liège

The first training course for the project VIP and new technologies took place from the 19th to the 25th November in Liège. Organisations from Belgium,
Italy and Spain brought some participants to test the latest version of the EU founded project to improve the access to job market for visually impaired
people. Views International hosted this course and provided materials, accommodation, food and free time activities. While the first morning of this course

2nd transnational meeting in Trieste

From 22nd to 23rd October 2018 the second trans national meeting (TNM) took place in Trieste, Italy. It was part of the project VIP and new technologies:
easy access to job market. The representatives of

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VIEWS International, Belgium
Aforisma, Italy
Instituto Rittmeyer, Italy
Fundation docete omnes, Spain
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participated in this event.

One of the topics of the TNM was the contents of the online platform created in the course of this project to help visually impaired people in their job

key to inclusion: European solidarity corps

Key to inclusion: European Solidarity Corps

“Key to inclusion: European solidarity corps” was a partnership-building activity organized by the Slovenian National Agency in collaboration with other Erasmus + National Agencies from Europe. The event took place between the second and the seventh of December 2018 including, in Ljubljana, Slovenia. It gathered 80 participants (e.g. youth workers, etc.) coming from UK, Ireland, Belgium, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Sweden, Lithuania, Finland, Estonia, Romania and Croatia.

European day of disability and access city award 3rd and 4th of December 2018

On Monday the 3rd and Tuesday the 4th December the European Disability Forum EDF) organized a conference to discuss problems, possibilities and the future of People with disabilities.

How to find a job - the first training course in Liège

The first training course for the project VIP and new technologies took place from the 19th to the 25th November in Liège. Organisations from Belgium, Italy and Spain brought some participants to test the latest version of the EU founded project to improve the access to job market for visually impaired people. Views International hosted this course and provided materials, accommodation, food and free time activities.

Second trans national meeting in Trieste

From 22nd to 23rd October 2018 the second trans national meeting (TNM) took place in Trieste, Italy. It was part of the project VIP and new technologies: easy access to job market. The representatives of

participated in this event.

Feel the View - collaboration with VIEWS Italy and Ford

So many of us who have a visual impairment must rely on descriptions from others and our own imaginations when we want to know about the world around us, but could this be changing?

VIEWS Italy have been working with global car manufacturer Ford to develop a new technology that enables blind people to read a landscape through their fingertips.

“Feel the View” is a device that fits on a car window and which uses haptic technology to translate an image of the landscape into a tactile format.

First European Education Summit, Brussels 25/01/2018

On Thursday 25th of January we sent Elin, our current EVS volunteer to represent VIEWS International at the First European Education Summit in Brussels. This is what she wrote about the experience:

With 450 participants, 50 speakers and 22 Ministers present, there was a sense that this summit was the result of a lot of hard work, and that everyone was keen to make the most of the opportunity. The theme of the summit was to lay the foundations of the European Education Area – a strategy aimed at creating an education system that is inclusive, innovative and based on common European values.

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