RROIECTE DERULATE IN 2004
Romanian Day in Hammersmith & Fulham Festival (Ed I ) 2004, proiect derulat de Asociatia Infomanager si Romanca Society, celebrind identitatea culturala a comunitatii romanesti in festivalul local londonez, generind interes din partea mediului multicultural britanic si o imagine buna a Romaniei, fnantat prin fundrising si cooperarea mai multor institutii, firme si organizatii locale .
Campanie network a diasporei romanesti la Londra, derulat de catre Infomanager Association, prin consultari si network de voluntariat , finalizata prin infiintarea si fondarea Romanian Women Society “Romanca ” cu misiunea de integrare sociala a romanilor si adaptare la realitatile britanice.
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1.On-the move Invitation
2.Get Started - sportiv programm
3. SCI-RO News
I am presenting you some brief information about the Info Manager Association of Romania (AIM) that was established by the participants of a "Institutional Strengthening" Phare programme in 2001, organised by the Romanian Ministry of Culture. The current 50 members of the Info Manager Association represent a wide cross-section of artists and managers in the Romanian cultural sector.
AIM is interested in promoting activities related to development of management and marketing in all fields of activity and networking this information to the widest public through all media.
INFOMANAGER NEWSLETTER is the voluntary and free bulletin edited by the Info Manager Association, Romania (AIM). The information content is provided by the messages arrived at Info Manager Association address.
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We ‘re looking forward to hearing from you,
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1. On-the move Invitation
Following a pilot stage of one year this indispensible tool for anybody working in the arts is ready to be launched.
Après une période d’essai d’un an, cet outil indispensable pour tous ceux qui travaillent dans la culture sera lancé !
We have the pleasure to invite you for the official launch of
Nous avons le plaisir de vous convier au lancement officiel de www.on-the-move.org
British Council Brussels Office
Bureaux du British Council à Bruxelles
inauguration by /inauguration par
Mr Ray Thomas, Director of the British Council Brussels
Mary-Ann De Vlieg, Secretary General of IETM
Celebrate artists mobility with us! If you are in Brussels,feel free to come by between 12.00 and 19.00. Food and drinks will be available.
Si vous êtes à Bruxelles,venez célébrer la mobilité des artistes en notre companie entre 12.00 et 19.00. Il y aura à boire et à manger.
Ray Thomas, Director of the British Council Brussels
Laurent Dréano, President of IETM
Mary-Ann De Vlieg , Secretary General of IETM
The On The Move team
The IETM team
Rue du Trone/Troonstraat 108
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2.Invitation to FREE sports and dance events for all Romanians in London
You and all your friends are invited to 'Get Started with MoneyGram and
Sportsmatch' events, which are FREE sports and dance evenings held every
Saturday from 6.30pm to 9.00pm. These events are held either at SPACE
Leisure Centre, Shoreditch (North London) or FUSION Leisure Centre,
Elephant & Castle (South London) and will run until July 2004.
You are invited to all the events but once a month, at SPACE Leisure
Centre, Shoreditch, we hold an event dedicated to Romanians where we
will have Salsa classes, football, basketball, table tennis and
generally lots of fun for everyone. If you have a group of Romanians
and would like to hold an event then this is the place to do it.
As well as sport and dance, the evening offers you the chance to meet
new friends from the Romanian community as well as other communities in
London. At the event, we also have information on how and where to
learn English, how to find a job and how to safely send money to your
family back home through MoneyGram.
Many Romanians have visited the events each week over the last couple of
months and love the opportunity to play sport and meet fellow Romanians
in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. "I have been to many of the Get
Started events and have really enjoyed them. I am now very much looking
forward to getting involved in playing in the new football league that
has recently been set up and playing against other Romanians and other
nationalities who are now coming along to all the events" said Liviu
from the Romanian Church in London. If you want to be a part of a team
for the football league or have a group of friends to make up a team,
please come on down to the event and compete for free.
This new, unique and exciting initiative was launched on 23 September
2003 by the British Minister of Sport, Richard Caborn who has given the
programme his support. The aim is to leverage the universal appeal of
sport to help people new to the UK to live, work and successfully settle
and integrate in their local communities.
We very much look forward to seeing you and all your friends at the 'Get
Started' events soon.
For further information visit www.activateuk.co.uk/getstarted
Or to register in advance for the next event, please call the hotline on
020 7501 3282 or send us an e-mail at email@example.com or if
it is easier, just come along with your friends on the day.
Events in January and February 2004:
Sat 10 Jan SPACE Leisure Centre, Shoreditch
Sat 17 Jan FUSION Leisure Centre, Elephant & Castle
Sat 24 Jan SPACE Leisure Centre, Shoreditch - Romanian night
Sat 31 Jan FUSION Leisure Centre, Elephant & Castle
Sat 7 Feb SPACE Leisure Centre, Shoreditch
Sat 14 Feb FUSION Leisure Centre, Elephant & Castle
Sat 21 Feb SPACE Leisure Centre, Shoreditch - Romanian night
Sat 28 Feb FUSION Leisure centre, Elephant & Castle
And continue every Saturday (except 10 April) through to 24 July 2004
3 SCI-RO Romania news
For any further information please write directly at
Service Civil International Romania (SCI-RO)
Str. Aviator Darian 9, bl.11B, apt.3
011715, sector 1, Bucuresti, Romania
phone: +4021 2311820 fax: +4021 2303010
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.sci.ro
3.1 Job offer: International Program Associate
Job offer: International Program Associate
International Program Associate
People to People International European Office seeks a person for a full time position as:
International Program Associate
You will among other things be working with the European programs of PTPI as well as assisting in the office. The programs range from chapter exchanges to larger international conferences and meetings:
* Youth Programs
* Chapter Development
* Public Relations
* Resource Development
The office has two full time staff members as well as an internship position. For administrative support we need help with:
* Chapter communication
* Website maintenance
* Contacts with authorities
Profile of an ideal candidate
* Very good spoken and written English and German - One more language is beneficial.
* Very good experience with Microsoft Office programs especially Word and Excel.
* Good experience in internet use.
* Experience from volunteer organisations and/or from international communication.
* Very good ability to work in small groups.
Applications should be sent in English to the PTPI office in Berlin before December 1st. Preferably per e-mail: email@example.com
* List of reference/s
People to People International European Office
+49 (0)30 88916433 (office)
+49 (0)30 88916434 (fax)
+49 (0)177 5460984 (mobile)
Open House December 10: www.ptpe.org/openhouse
Job at PTPI European office: www.ptpe.org/job
People to People International: www.ptpi.org
People to People International European Office: www.ptpe.org
Peace through Understanding
Mihai Crisan - European Development Worker
Service Civil International (SCI) - International Secretariat
St-Jacobsmarkt 82, B-2000 Antwerpen, Belgium
Tel: 32.3.2265727 Fax: 32.3.2320344
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.sciint.org
3.2 Essay Competition "Radically Reducing World Poverty:
> What Role for Europeans?"
> We are organising an Essay Competition "Radically Reducing World Poverty:
> What Role for Europeans?" in order to motivate young people to deepen
> interest in international relations and development and eventually to
> specialise in these domains. Particular emphasis is given to the role of
> Europe in the fight against poverty. The Essay Competition invites to go
> beyond economy and to take into account additional dimensions of
> We would be very grateful if you could invite the young people to
> participate in the Essay Competition (www.essaycompetition.org)
> and to help us to make it known in your by informing other departments
> At the College of Europe, Floricica Olteanu is responsible for organising
> this Europe wide initiative. If you need additional information, you can
> address her at email@example.com
> Looking forward to your cooperation, yours sincerely,
> Prof. Dr. Robert Picht
> Pro-Rector College of Europe
> Director of the European General and Interdisciplinary Studies
3.3 .Spingtime camp in India
Service Civil International -India
K5, GREEN PARK, NEW DELHI 110 016 INDIA
Dear ladies of SERVICE CIVIL INTERNATIONAL
GREETINGS from SCI India. We are happy to invite you to take part in a workcamp during the month of February 2003 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala State, South India. The camp will take place in front of water and middle of forest, hills in a tribal development project in a place called Neyyardam.
The details of the camp are as follows:
Name of the camp : SCI Eves camp
Dates of the camp : Third week of February 2004
Venue of the camp : Neyyardam,Trivandrum, KERALA
No. of Volunteers : Fifteen female volunteers only
(equal number of local female volunteers will join )
Suggested activities : Helping in construction activity,
Check dam making, road making
Visiting villages, families, playing
With tribal children, songs, games, etc.,
Purpose of the camp : To motivate the tribal women in
To social development activities.
Registration fee : Interested volunteers should pay a Registration fee of Euro 75. This money can be paid upon arrival. As a Holland based funding agency Supports this programme we reduce the registration fee from 100 to 75 Euro.
CLIMATIC CONDITION Hot during day time (appx. 30 degree Celsius) and Cold during Night (appx. 15 to 18 degree Celsius.
BOARDING & LODGING Very simple & vegetarian (local food), Group accommodation.
CAMP LANGUAGE English
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS Will be provided during the orientation at Chennai.
MUST BRING Mosquito repellant/ointment, Basic medicine, water purification tablets, Water filter (if you have one), Sleeping Bag, Working clothes, Gloves, Shoes, Torch, Music Instrument (if you can play one), open mind and sense of humor.
If you need more details please contact.
3.4 Service Civil International (SCI) is looking for volunteer in Siberia
Dear SCI European-only branches,
Due to the late cancellation of a Finnish volunteer, we still have a place open in the frame of EVS for one long-term volunteer in a project of SCG in Siberia for one year starting from now (as soon as possible). Attached is the project description.
If you have a motivated volunteer under 25 years of age who would like to go to Siberia for one year (temperature is already -20), and who preferably speaks already some russian language, please send his/her application using the standard SCI LTV application form to our office.
on behalf of EWWG
Please send us your expression of interest for this project at. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
3. 5. Volunteering in Morocco
1.1- About CSM
CSM, Chantiers Sociaux Marocains is a non profit making NGO founded in 1963 so as to promote the voluntary service among young people and to contribute to the development of the Morocco and support all the associative citizenship initiatives. CSM is a national organization with 52 local sections all around the country.
In addition to its local projects involved in the local development process, CSM organize short ,mid and long term international projects in different kind of wok : Teaching languages , Environment , social ,renovation .
CSM is a full member of the following
- UMAC, Moroccan Union of workcamps associations
- UMAV, The Maghrebian Union of voluntary service
- ICYE; The European association
- The Mediterranean Youth Forum
CSM is also an associate member in ICYE federation
1.2 : About theMTV Project
This project consist on receiving two volunteers in order to help in the CSM office during the busy period from April to August 2004.They will assist the 3 full time staff member in their daily work from Monday to Friday during April and May , however during June ,July and august the work will become harder , the volunteers will may be involved in some works for longer hours or during the weekends or traveling out of the office to follow up the preparation of the workcamps.
In general their work will be around :
- Administrative work ( general enquiries: Tel , Letters , email…)
- International cooperation , managing the incoming and outgoing placements
- Helping in the organization of two training sessions for workcamps animators
- Helping in making general reports about workcamps
- Leading some camps if they fell to be qualified for such a mission
A part from assisting the daily administrative work , this project will be a good opportunity for them to discover CSM structures , activities and way of work , the Moroccan society and way of life and in general to achieve an intercultural exchange.
CSM will see the possibility to provide the volunteers of some basic Arabic language to let them communicating easily with their environment and facilitate their integration.
1.3 :The applicant’s requirements
* Be able to use computer , word-excel-internet…
* Be capable to live in environment with a different cultural background
* Be capable to communicate and write in English language, applicants with French or Arabic language in addition to English will have the easier opportunity to integrate quickly the local environment
* Have some previous volunteer project experience
* Be an open minded person
-The CSM engagements toward the volunteers
* Assure their full accommodation in a hosting family, the volunteers can put in the same one
* Give them pocket money (500 MAD ~ 50 Euros /month) , and cover their local travel costs. No international travel reimbursement is made .
* Provide them with a work accident insurance , the volunteers have to have a personal travel and medical insurance
* Assure all the suitable work conditions
1.4: Holiday :
The volunteers have right in two separate weeks holiday after the two first months. This question could be decided in collaboration with the person in charge of the administration
2- Volunteers selection
2.1 : Deadline for the application : 15 January 2004
2.2 : CSM reaction , the second half of February
2.3 .:More information will be sent to the selected volunteers in Marsh
2.4 : First April , arrival of the selected volunteers
3- The visa
After the expire of the tree months authorized stay , CSM will take in charge the prolongation of the Visa
Thanks in advance for contribution and for your interests to CSM Morocco
3.6. Workcamp volunteers & workshops 2004,Germany
In Summer 2004 SCI-D will organise a workcamp in Berlin on the above subject, followed by visits to 3-4 international workcamps in order to "educate" workcamp volunteers through workshops on the theme. We were thinking that this could be followed up by a one-week study visit or seminar in a CEE country in late Autumn or Winter 2004, in order to make some follow-up and future plans for 2005.
Our question: If you have activists interested in this subject and this idea of cooperation, please can you let us know before the end of this week.
3.7. Training SALTO-YOUTH Resource Centres
Several courses organised through SALTO-YOUTH Resource Centres
Inclusion - Education through Sport. How to use sports and outdoor pedagogics as an educational tool to include young people with fewer opportunities in YOUTH Programme projects.
Cultural Diversity - Multiplier training for trainers on Cultural Diversity. Share methods and experiences of working on Diversity issues, develop modules and future training ideas to approach Diversity issues in your area of Europe.
South East Europe - Support Measures and South East Europe. Finding partners and learning how to develop quality Action 5 projects; developing sensitivity for building equal partnerships.
Eastern Europe & Caucausus - Contact Making seminar in Poland - to enhance cooperation between organisations and stimulate the creation of project ideas. Study visit in Ukraine - showing the reality of youth work in EECA countries.
Euromed - A progressive ! curriculum of courses to introduce youth workers to do projects with Euromed countries. Also in 2004, themed courses on 'Education & Civilisation'; 'Three Cultures'; 'How to use the local environment as a pedagogical tool'; 'Common Memory'.
Please send us your expression of interest for this project at. e-mail: email@example.com
3.8.Winter camp in Russia
7 vol. international volunteers + Russian volunteers
The cultural linguistic center “Sodrujestvo” has been organizing workcamps since 2002. The main goal of the organization is to help students in learning foreign languages and foreign cultures through different programs organized by native representatives.
W: Volunteers will work as counselors (leaders of units 6-8 students) representing the native country and the native language, be prepared to work as counselors 6-8 hours a day (leaders of “culture families”). Volunteers should be motivated and ready organize team activities (games, language lessons) inside the unit.
A: rooms in a local children camp. Sleeping bags are not needed. Food in the canteen of the camp.
L: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, (other languages representatives are also welcome, just to introduce us to a different language and culture)
T: Russia, about 650 km to the east from Moscow the city of Cheboxary, the camp is 20 km away from Cheboxary
F: Russian language, leadership trainings and role-games. Sightseeing in Cheboxary, one of the most beautiful cities in the Volga region, the capital of the local ethnicity called “Chuvash” (finno-hungarian group mixed with Turkish groups), winter fishing in the Volga, skiing and skating (Skating competition).
X: We would like you to bring anything that represents your culture: flags, pictures, books, music (songs and words of it), films, games, recipes, and do not forget about high spirits, energy, enthusiasm and good mood!
Participation fee 95 Euro
Nizhny Novgorod region
5 vol. international volunteers + Russian local volunteers
The NGO "Vozrazhdenie" have been organizing camp "The town of craftsmen" in Krasnii Yar since 1998. The main goals of organization is to develop and support unemployed in the small villages of North part of Nizhnii Novgorod region by reestablishing folk handicrafts.
For teenagers and youngsters “Vozrazhdenie” organizes different activities, for example, winter out-doors celebrations of different tradition holidays.
W: participate with local teenagers and youngsters in different sources of activities which teach them to care about their region and save the traditional folk and craft knowledge. Pottery and waving master-class. Traditional singing and art classes. Restoration of books in local library. Repairing in a local tourist center (papering the walls and make the decoration of it). Organisation snow-town for the smallest citizens of the village.
S: practical skills of working in workshops such as pottery, weaving, art (like graphics and drawing).
A: rooms in a local tourist center. Please bring sleeping bags. Food in a local canteen.
T: Nizhny Novgorod region, camp is located on marvelous river Vetluga, 150 km from Nizhnii Novgorod.
F: free time /recreation traditional celebration of Russian winter holidays, skiing, Russian sauna or “banya”, workshops, Russian lessons, meeting local families and getting to know Russian “non-urban” life style.
X: We are asking you to bring, except of sleeping-bag, anything what helps you to represent your culture - some music, instruments, games, books about your native country - and also your energy and enthusiasm.
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Letter to lobby your government on the EU Constitution
By Florent Sebban, Eurostep, Brussels
The Inter Governmental Conference (IGC) started on 4 October 2003 to
adopt a Constitutional Treaty for the European Union.
The first phase of this process was the negotiation of a Draft
Constitutional Treaty by the Convention on the Future of Europe. Development
Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid were already then in danger of being
subordinated to the objectives of the Unions foreign policy, security and
defence interests. NGOs were able to follow the debate and influence
the Convention to improve the legal base for Development Cooperation and
The recently started IGC will negotiate an agreed Constitutional Treaty
on the basis of the Convention’s proposals. However, this time the
debate is not open to the public. NGOs do not have access to the documents
and are not able to follow in how far the Convention’s outcome is
touched and changed.
Please send the attached letter to your Foreign Affairs minister to
lobby on the development section within the Constitution.
Information on global development issues
Summer School, October 2003, Portugal
Find out about the results of the Development Education Summer School
which was held at the end of October in Portugal:
Sources of information
CONCORD Flash News
The time has come for CONCORD to go strategic: the draft strategy plan
for 2003-2004, identification of the research topics, reflection on the
relations with the institutions and collective lobbying, test of the
consultation procedure, etc. CONCORD is building up its foundations.
Find out more in the Flash News 6:
European Fair Trade Newsletter
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This edition covers the efforts of DG Trade to arrive at a
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more constructive engagement with Fair Trade organisations. The newsletter
also discusses a European Commission working paper on “Agricultural
Commodity Trade, Dependence and Poverty” and the on-going review of
European public procurement legislation, that will determine the degree to
which public authorities will be able to consider social or ethical
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5. Spanish Speaking Volunteer
Subject: Spanish Speaking Volunteer
My name is: Amy NEWELL
Address: Flat 1, 87 Montpelier Road, Brighton, BN1 3BD
Telephone: 07763 218182 / 01273 239893
Date of birth: 22/02/1978
- 9 GCSE's Grades A to C (including Maths, English lit, English lang and double Science)- Sheen School, London
- A level Theatre Studies - Grade C and a BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA in Performing Arts - DISTINCTION - A level eqv. A&C - The BRIT School for Performing Arts & Technologies, Croydon
- Microsoft Office Training - Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Touch typing (55wpm) - Sight & Sound, London
- Superior Level Diploma in French Language and Civilisation - La Sorbonne University of Paris, France
- Diploma in Web Site Design & Site Management - The American University of Paris, France
- Currently studying for a BA Honors Degree in European Drama with Spanish - Sussex University, Brighton - (Year 2 of a four year sandwich course)
My studies have been ongoing and have been accompanied by professional experience. I am currently working part time for Lloyds TSB as a Credit Control Agent, I also do 1 day a week Arts Admin for the Sussex Arts Club.
My last Full time job was working as the Content Manager of a European B2B website in Paris. I trained and managed a team of five (graphic designers and data entry assistants, I was responsible for managing the design and running of a database of over 25000 products from over 80 different European Suppliers using ASP to make them available to our 2000 European independent hotelier members). My job here lasted just over two years, the company was unable to obtain funding at the third round of investment and I was made redundant.
Before this I had spent a year and a half working as the PA to a team of four Marketing Analysts in Paris. Before this I had various different jobs in both London and Paris ranging from Assistant Manager of a French Restaurant to Sales Assistant in an IT recruitment Firm.
A member of my familly suggested that I contact VSO.
Why I am contacting VSO:
I am currently in the second year of my degree course at Sussex and have just been informed that they do not have a placement for me for my third year. The aim of my third year is to spend time in a Spanish speaking country and learn Spanish fluently through immersion in the culture. I am therefore trying to arrange a placement and would be interested in any opportunities you may have for someone with my skills. I am bilingual in French and currently have an intermediate level of both written and spoken Spanish which I aim to improve over the year to come.
I look forward to hearing back from you, please do not hesitate to contact me should you require any further information.
INFO MANAGER ASSOCIATION, 2004, LONDON
Ionela Niculae Flood