News Archive 2018

Let the Championship begin!

A fascinating new project brings together young people from Mali and Burkina Faso to compete in basketball and volleyball tournaments. 

This cross-border action involving the village of Koloko in Burkina Faso and of Finkolo in Mali has been set up with a strong peace building element to foster social cohesion through sports as well as cultural activities in both rural communities.

A letter from the Royal Kingdom of Bhutan…

Karma wrote us a letter from Thimphu, the capital of the Royal Kingdom of Bhutan, about her amazing educational project in the Tharpaling Monastery in Bumthang.

Shoaib Haider, Country Director of HOPE’87- Pakistan, in an interview with the Austrian Development Agency…

In an interview with the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) the country director of HOPE’87- Pakistan, Mr Shoaib Haider, is talking about the low enrolment rate of children in the schools of Pakistan.

UNESCO Special Ambassador Dr Ute Ohoven visits the Republic of Moldova in company of the HOPE’87 Secretary General, Mr Robert Ottitsch

From the 4th to the 8th of March 2018, UNESCO Special Ambassador Dr Ute Ohoven paid a visit to the Republic of Moldova. The visit itself was organised by Dr Luminita Drumea, who is the Country Director of HOPE’87-Moldova/Speranta and the Deputy Secretary General of the National Commission for the UNESCO of the Republic of Moldova.

OFID and IWA launch the new Wastewater Report 2018

On 27th of February the HOPE’87 Secretary General was kindly invited by OFID- the OPEC Fund for International Development- to assist at a conference and the launch of the Wastewater Report 2018, organised at the Headquarters of OFID in Vienna.

HOPE’87 Secretary General meets the President of the Republic of Senegal

Being part of a delegation of UNESCO Special Ambassador Dr Ute Ohoven to Dakar from 28th of January to 8th of February 2018, the HOPE’87 Secretary General, Robert Ottitsch, as well as the Country Director of HOPE’87-Senegal, Boubacar Mané, assisted at an audience of the President of the Republic of Senegal, H.E. Macky Sall.

"Wu koroke"!- Our Heritage

Have a look at an original YouTube video about our project „Wu koroke" financed by UNESCO in Burkina Faso!

https://youtu.be/YLddxrdCTuw