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portrait of the month February 2019

Portrait of the month - February 2019
The last edition of this series was dedicated to the former Views Board member, Miss Stavroula Kousteni from Greese. The portrait of this month will introduce you to Mike Thornton, the president of Views Board for the last three years. Not only will you find out how he came to Views International, we will additionally talk about his tasks and election processes on Views Board and finally speculate a bit on the future of the UK in Views International due to BREXIT debate.

Portrait of the Month February 2019

The last edition of this Serie was dedicated to the former Views Board member Stavroula Kousteni. The portrait of this month will introduce you to Mike Thornton, the president of Views Board for the last two Years. Not only will you find out how he came to Views international, we will additionally talk about his tasks and election processes on Views Board and finally speculate a bit on the Future of the UK in Views International due to the BREXIT debate.

EVS - an experience abrought: Sophia talks about her work with Views

My name is Sophia. I am a 22-year old German volunteer for Views international. From the three possible internships with the Belgian branch of the association, I chose to work in the office of Views because neither my knowledge in French nor my comprehension of children qualified me for the other two options. This article shall now report a bit on my European Voluntary Service (EVS).

Although you probably know the projects of Views International, I’ll shortly reexplain what my tasks with Views are about.

What will change in the Youth work 2019

According to the European Youth Union, young people have always been essential to maintain the European Union as we know it. Therefore In 2003 they established a number of projects which should encourage young people to travel through Europe or to get engaged in national youth committees to support the youth work all over the Union. Since these projects are now expiring or being replaced through new ones, the European Youth Union has held a conference on the 24th of May 2018 to outline their program till 2021.

the 1st World Braille Day and a breef history on Braille writing

The 4th of January 2019 was a special day. Not only would Louis Braille have celebrated his 210th birthday – Since this year we can also celebrate the “World Braille Day”, after the United Nations adopted a resolution from the World Blind Union. This might seem as a good moment to review the history of Braille writing and blinds education for both go closely together.

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.