News Archive 2011

Women's struggle against malnutrition

This sub-regional project, implemented in Mali and Burkina Faso, fought against malnutrition of women and children, taking into account the traditional knowledge of African women about high nutritional local food products. Several workshops and seminars were organized, addressing especially young mothers, emphasizing the collection of traditional knowledge of local plants, vegetables, herbs and recipes. The collected traditional knowledge then was passed on to 16 female leaders of four villages and 130 other women of these four villages through trainings.

Professional training of youth in Nabelin (Phase I + II)

In July 2011, HOPE’87 launched the revitalization of its Professional Training Centre at Nabelin. This new stage allowed the training of 2,000 young people (boys and girls). These training activities included dressmaking courses, welding, mechanics of motorbikes and cars, agriculture and livestock farming. HOPE’87 was supported by the Burkina Faso Ministry for Professional Training, Youth and Employment.

First Humanitarian Congress in Vienna 2011 - a great success!

On 21st October 2011 the First Humanitarian Congress took successfully place at the University of Vienna, Austria.  The high number of participants and the agitated discussions during the conference sessions reflected the up-to-dateness and the brisance of this topic.

ECHO Annual Conference

On 18th and 19th of October 2011 HOPE'87 participated for at the ECHO Annual Conference at the EC in Brussels. The Conference focussed on new challenges in the field of humanitarian aid and on how to address them collectively.

Visit also: http://ec.europa.eu/echo/

 

General Assembly of HOPE'87

On October 12th the annual General Assembly of HOPE'87 took place at the Haus-, Hof- und Staatsarchiv ("Royal Archives") in Vienna. This year's meeting marked the 20th anniversary of the tenure of the Secretary General of HOPE'87.

First Humanitarian Congress

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HOPE'87 in co-operation with Doctors Without Borders, Austrian Red Cross, Diakonie, CARE, Caritas, World Vision and Global Responsibility and in association with the Institute for International Development at the University of Vienna, is proud to present Austria's first Humanitarian Congress.

In Memoriam of H.E. Ambassador Dr Walther Backes

In memoriam...

It is with grieve that we have learnt about the sad death of H.E. Ambassador (ret) Dr Walther Backes, former Member of the Board of HOPE'87.

Construction and equipment of a clinic in Médina Chérif

The 24th of March 2011 was a day of joy for the population of the newly created rural community Médina Chérif, situated about 80 km to the East of the city of Kolda on the road towards Tambacounda. In presence of the donor, Dr Siegfried Axtmann, President of the German FAI (Flight Ambulance International), his wife Ingeborg and Mr Volker Lemke, Director Marketing of FAI, the first health post, entirely financed by FAI and established by HOPE'87-Senegal was inaugurated. The ceremony was also attended by UNESCO Special Ambassador Dr.

Saaf Pani WASH Project

A new cooperation of ADRA and HOPE'87

Overall Objective: To provide humanitarian and rehabilitation assistance to vulnerable people affected by the flood 2010 in Pakistan.

Press Release: A Safer Tomorrow - Disaster Preparedness in Schools

A Safer Tomorrow - Disaster Preparedness in Schools

ECHO awards 472,500 Euro for supporting school safety in Pakistan

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