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Hong Kong demonstration

Stand up, Hong Kong, Stand up for your rights

Hong Kong youth rallies behind the fight against Xi Jinping’s China simply because their future is at stake. Today’s youth has not lived, or not long, in British colony Hong Kong. Their generation is that of transition, one that refuses to see neither their rights nor freedom restrained by an increasingly formidable and oppressive Chinese

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GRETA THUNBERG: A YOUNG HEROINE AGAINST GLOBAL WARMING

credit : the new observer After the Swedish young woman gave a  speech at the Assemblée Nationale in Paris last Tuesday, the SVI team wished to put Greta and her extraordinary destiny under the spotlights.       RAISING AWARENESS Greta’s destiny is the story of a young woman born in Stockholm sixteen years ago. Greta has the angel face of a child and yet, [...]

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The Return weekends of the SVI

Reserve the dates in your datebook ! The annual RETURN 2019 weekends of the Service Volontaire International are fixed ! They will take place on 19-20-21 April and 25-26-27 October 2019 in Brussels! You have left or you will leave on a voluntary basis with the SVI, you want to meet, meet again volunteers, exchange on the projects, and share [...]

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Good to Know: Your VISA applications for Belgium

The three important documents to provide when applying for a visa to Belgium Here are some tips to make sure you are prepared. Aim of the visit to BelgiumYou will be asked to justify the reason for your stay in Belgium. That is why we provide our incoming volunteers with an invitation letter explaining the project and the conditions in which the [...]

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From Amazonia to Brussels

A few days ago, we have shared with you José Luis’s first impressions. He is a young Mexican EVS volunteer who just arrived in Brussels to work on a project at “L’Arche”. Today’s article is about Ivonne who is working with José Luis on the same project and who comes from the heart of the Amazonian forest, in Ecuador My [...]

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A Mexican volunteer in Belgium (1)

José Luis is a Mexican EVS volunteer who arrived a few time ago in Brussels to work with our partner association, L’Arche. For 5 months, he is going to help support adults with disabilities and discover cultural differences between Mexico and Belgium which can sometimes be surprising. In this first part, he tells us about his arrival and experience [...]

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