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VIEWS News January 2016

Dear Members, Partners and readers,

The team of VIEWS International, (the new board of administrators, and the office workers) wishes all of you a Happy New Year. May we this year too, make nice projects together for young people with visual impairment and for those who fill young.
Now that all of us are back from our holidays we can start with fresh energy.
At VIEWS International we went into the new year working in a youth exchange. You can read it later.
In this issue you can read about: Some news from our Board of Administrators, the presentation of our new worker in the office, the so long promised article about the training in Romania, report from the youth exchange where we spent our New Year’s Eve, and finish with an interesting proposal that does not come from us.
Enjoy reading.

Communication from the Board of Administrators

In September in Berlin at our last General Assembly there were some changing in the board of Administrator. Our delegated administrator will announce them. Are you interested then Read her communication

New colleague in the office

Since December 2015 Angélique joint the office as Manager Assistant. Would you like to get to know her? Read Angélique’s presentation then

Training Course in Romania

Do you remember some issues ago we told you that our organisation started a partnership with a Romanian NGO on a project called Value the Difference”.
The first phase of this project was a training course in Cluj-Napoca Romania. Read Gala’s article to find more about.

Looking beyond Our Differences

Do you remember last spring you could read about a youth exchange that took place in Martinique. Our partnership continued and now people from Martinique joined young people from Belgium and they passed some fantastic time together. Read here the article written by one of the participants to the Youth exchange

Yellow the World – The Gods Like it Yellow

Do you like adventure? Do you like walking? And do you like Italy? And do you like the Ancient roman roads? This may interest you. It is certainly a tempting proposal for all visually impaired persons and not only. Read more about Yellow the World The Gods like it yellow. And if you go do not forget to come back and share with us your experience.

Call for articles

Have you got something interesting to let us know? Maybe a project, a useful peace of information for blind and partially sighted persons, a useful application or assistive technology to present? Then the VIEWS NEWS can help to spread it around. Send your articles at or to before the 15th of each month. You can also use our mailing list for questions or our Facebook page. Our calendar is also available with the newest events that will take place. These info channels are yours so do not hesitate to use them.

And here is the end of this issue too. We hope you enjoyed and the information you read was useful to you. Until the next issue we hope that you will be back to your normal rhythm and started on interesting projects. Is it so let all the members from the network know. May all of us have a fruitful 2016 with many useful and interesting projects.

The team