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
World café: meeting with youth organisations On December 15th at 8pm, we met with different youth organisations that are working towards a better planet. We first had a short discussion all together with the organisations, and then we split the participants and organisations into breakout rooms for a short presentation and an informal discussion. Organisations …
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.
Youth from the 3 communities of Belgium (Flemish, French and German-speaking) support Weekends for Future !