News Archive 2014

International Conference of NGOs in Official Relation with UNESCO

From 15th to 17th of December 2014 the Secretary General of HOPE'87, Mr Robert Ottitsch, participated in the International Conference of NGOs in official relation with UNESCO, held at UNESCO HQ in Paris.

Register now! 3rd Humanitarian Congress in Vienna - 6 March 2015

During the 3rd Humanitarian Congress in Vienna, entitled “Humanitarian Aid under Fire,” renowned international experts will share their experience discussing the various aspects of humanitarian aid within the international and European political context, the access to beneficiaries, the role of new technologies for humanitarian aid as well as the question if humanitarian aid prolongs war.

"Ka ben sinsin" - Caravane educative et culturelle pour la paix

The educational and cultural campaign for promoting peace, “KA BEN SINSIN” in the province of Kénédougou, Burkina Faso, and in the circle of Sikasso, Mali, was a regional educational project that aimed at strengthening the peace culture in and between the two countries. Based on traditional, as well as modern knowledge, the project focused on capacity building of young rural people (girls and boys) who were members of local associations, of political opinion leaders, traditional authorities on community level and finally, the entire population of the project area.

Internship at HOPE'87 General Secretariat, Vienna

The HOPE'87 General Secretariat in Vienna is again looking for a volunteer who would like to spend 6 months with our HQ in Vienna.

Youth Vocational Training Centre Nabelin I

Burkina Faso lacks sufficient opportunities for vocational education and professional training in many of the key economic sectors. HOPE’87, with financial support of the Foundation UNESCO-Education for Children in Need and BVMW, has established a technical and vocational training centre in the rural community of Komki-Ipala, where more than a hundred girls and boys have already received various job trainings.

Technical and social support for the people affected by the road rehabilitation project NR6

The road rehabilitation project NR6, funded by the U.S. government, constituted a major innovation in terms of policy and implementation of road infrastructure in Senegal. The project as a whole represented a vision of development planning to create structural investment in an area with great potential for economic development through the creation of new employment opportunities for the local community.

Construction and equipment of the secondary school of Médina Chérif

The Médina Chérif Collège d’Enseignement Moyen, a school for children between 11 and 15 years of age, previously consisted only of several shelter-like unwalled buildings, lacking necessary access to clean water, toilets or an administrative school block.

Prevention and protection against the Ebola virus epidemic in endangered border areas of Senegal

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) that broke out in Guinea in December 2013 spread to several other West African countries and is being classified as a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern” by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

HOPE’87 at 2nd United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries

On behalf of HOPE’87, Assistant Secretary General Dr. Maisa Khalil participated at the Second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries that took place from 3-5 November 2014 in Vienna under high-level attendance of various Heads of State, Ministers and senior representatives from governments and international organisations.

General Assembly of HOPE'87

On 22nd of October the annual General Assembly of HOPE’87 took place in the beautiful settings of the „Haerdtl Zimmer“ of the Federal Chancellery of Austria.