Supporting youth for a more sustainable future
The project Weekends for future aims to organise capacity-building workshops in the High Fens. These weekends will help Belgian youth between 18 and 25 years old lead environmental projects, by inviting them to workshops and lectures about climate change, biodiversity, project management, communication, etc. The participants will also have the opportunity to work together on a concrete project.
During the summer 2020, we selected the participants and the first weekend took place online in November 2020. Interested in what we are doing ? Follow us on social media or check the news section below
On Tuesday 23rd February, we hosted Mr. Jacques Orban, a former engineer at Schlumberger (a world-leading oilfield services provider). We benefited from his expertise on the field of energy consumption and the impact of fossil fuels on the planet. The online presentation was followed by a Q & A session. ! Video starts at 4’19” …
Irene sent us some great sketchnoting she created about our “Weekend 0” online ! You will find below the Movie night, as well as the lectures by Ignace Schops and Sebastien Doutreloup. Thank you Irene!
On Saturday 30th of January, we had a casual online evening to talk about eco-anxiety ! We shared our feelings, fears, but also tips to face this anxiety more serenely. We split into a French and a Dutch speaking group, so that we could be able to express ourselves in our own mother language. It …
Youth from the 3 communities of Belgium (Flemish, French and German-speaking) support Weekends for Future !