Programme

WITH REGARD TO THE CORONAVIRUS MEASURES OF 16 OCTOBER, OUR WEEKENDS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED ! See the new programme below.

The workshops will be held in different languages (FR-DE-NL-EN).

This programme is a tentative. There might be small changes.

Weekend 0

Online

Friday 6th of November :

Online movie night & debate: Watching a movie about the North-South relations and the environment & online debate

Saturday 7th of November:

Online meetings with two experts on climate change and biodiversity

Weekend 1

29th - 31st of January 2020

Friday 29th of January

Evening : Arrival of the participants. Activities to get to know each other

Saturday 30th of January:

Exploring topics for the common project. Workshop : internal communication

Sunday 31st of January:

Morning: Choosing the project (how to decide together)

Weekend 2

3rd to 6th of April 2020

Saturday 3rd of April:

Field visits : inspiring projects in the region of the High Fens

Sunday 4th of April:

Working together on the project. Workshops on priviledge and inequalities.

Monday 5th of April:

Workshops : project management & external communication

Weekend 3

July 2021

Date tbc:

Update on the project, decoding different climate realities, eco-anxiety, activism and mental health

Date tbc:

Decoding different climate realities, eco-anxiety, activism and mental health (testimonies) + working on the project

Date tbc:

Closing event

Date tbc:

Brunch & feedback

Speakers

Ignace Schops : President of the Europarc Federation, and Manager of the National Park Hoge Kempen (Province of Limbourg) will give his perspective on biodiversity loss. 

Sébastien Doutreloup : Climatologist at the University of Liège, Sébastien Doutreloup will give us an overview on climate change in the world, in Belgium, and in the High Fens. 

We are collaborating with the “Réseau transition”. This non-profit has proven experience in facilitating sustainable projects. 

Pauline & Frauke will be giving many of the workshops during the 3 weekends, in English, French, Dutch and German! 

Venue

Most of the programme will take place at the Scientific Station of the High Fens. 

The building hosts meeting rooms, accomodation, and is surrounded by the High Fens.