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Crisis in Turkey reaches youth encounters / Türkiye’deki kriz gençlik buluşmalarını etkiliyor

The political crisis in Turkey now has also immediate consequences for International youth work. On Thursday afternoon, the International Association for Education and Exchange (IBB e.V.) was informed, that the youth group from Turkey will not come to Dortmund for a German-Turkish youth week, planned for August. Due to de facto travel restrictions and the […]

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Apply now and take part in the German-Turkish youth exchange Dortmund-Muğla

Where are young people volunteering in Dortmund? What is their incentive for working in sports associations, environmental groups, the voluntary fire brigade or in social projects? And what is this like in Turkey?Youths from Dortmund and the Turkish city of Muğla will together explore these questions during two youth encounters in August and October of […]

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IBB e.V. is planning an open round of talks on supporting refugees as part of the „KOMM-AN“ NRW programme

The International Association for Education and Exchange (IBB e.V.) is planning a series of five talks targeting volunteers in refugee support in Dortmund for the second half of 2016. The new further education programme on culturally sensibility for volunteers takes the name „Fokus F“ and is based on the experiences of IBB in its seminar […]

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IBB e.V. at the Day of Practice of the Catholic University of Applied Sciences Münster

On Wednesday, the 29th of June 2016, Hildegard Azimi-Boedecker, section manager for Job international and Migration at the International Association for Education and Exchange, will speak at the Day of Practice and Research at the Catholic University of Applied Sciences North Rhine-Westphalia in Münster. Together with Wolfram Buttschardt of Diakonie Michaelshoven in Cologne, she will […]

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Projekt DoKuMente deals with the topic of trauma for refugees

Mental health has many facets. This is especially true for refugees, who react very differently to the experiences during their flight. The participants of the first edition of the DoKuMente project deal with the psychological pressures of migrants in one of their final educational sessions. Earlier they intensively dealt with the countries of origin, with […]

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„Nordstadt Life“ reports on the youth network Dortmund-Muğla

„Nordstadt Life“ reports on the youth network Dortmund-Muğla

An in-depth report on the newest German-Turkish youth encounter in August 2015 is featured in the magazine „Nordstadt Life“. On four pages, the project is comprehensively covered. The International Association for Education and Exchange (IBB e.V.) in Dortmund is praised for the great organisation. An interview then gives the participants a voice: Neslihan and Ziya […]

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Bamberg rider, Baroque basilica and beer traditions. Register now for the study tour to Franconia

History and lots of culture awaits the participants of the study tour to Franconia from 11th to 16th of September 2016, offered by the International Association for Education and Exchange (IBB e.V.) in Dortmund. There are some free spaces left. Bamberg, Bayreuth, Nuremberg, Kulmbach and Coburg are the stops of our tour through a region […]

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Pope Francis prays for the Victims of Chernobyl

Pope Francis prays for the Victims of Chernobyl

Pope Francis greeted liquidators from Ukraine and Belarus and representatives of the European Chernobyl solidarity movement in his General Audience in Rome on Wednesday, 20.April 2016: Mentioning the International Conference that has been organized to mark the 30th anniversary of the disaster, Pope Francis said he is “praying for the victims of that disaster while […]

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Ministerial praise for a good idea: Inklud:Mi networking congress as part of the European week

Weeks ahead of its start, the Inklud:Mi networking congress is already earning praise from Dusseldorf: The Minister for European Affairs of the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia Franz-Josef Lersch-Mense awarded the networking congress a prize as part of the European week. „I want to thank and recognise the International Association for Education and Exchange“, the […]

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The topic of the International Youth Summit as part of the Regional Weimar Triangle is set: “Flight and displacement – Then and now”

Apply now to participate in the 16th International Youth Summit within the framework of the Regional Weimar Triangle! Starting right now, youths from North Rhine-Westphalia can apply for one of the sought-after spots at the 16th International Youth Summit: From the 14th to the 20th of August 2016 a total of 45 youths from France, […]

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