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
Weekend 0 : getting started The first weekend is now behind us. Due the the covid crisis, we had to switch to an online programme. We learned about different topics – if you want to (re)watch the videos and presentations, you can go to this page.
The very first event is taking place tonight !! We will be watching short movies on different topics : Systemic change vs individual change Climate adaptation in the Global North and the Global South Biodiversity and pandemics … A few guests will be joining us.
Due to the new measures to limit the expansion of the pandemic, we had to postpone the first weekend, which was supposed to take place from November 5th to November 8th. However, we are working on a small online programme. On November 7th, the participants will meet two experts : one will talk about biodiversity …
Youth from the 3 communities of Belgium (Flemish, French and German-speaking) support Weekends for Future !