Sunday, 26 April 2009

Thursday, 23 April 2009 / Olympos Karpathos / Greece

2nd workshop “The Karpathos – Saria protected area and the significance of the Management Agency*”, where MEDITERRANEAN SOS Network was invited to present last year’s volunteer work program.

The volunteer work program of summer 2008 at local newspaper:

* of the Northern Karpathos, Saria and the surrounding marine area / NATURA 2000 Network – code GR4210003

Tuesday, 7 April 2009

Friday, 13th March to Sunday, 15th March 2009 / Amsterdam (NL)

The makeITfair campaign (info: is a European awareness raising project that focuses on the social and environmental problems that arise within the electronic products cycle.

On 13th to 15th of March a Youth Round Table was successfully organized!

Friday 13 March 2009 at Heineken Brewery


- Theatrical sketch by Waterlanders - (info:

- MakeITfair song by Emiel Jurjens aka rapper El D - (listen live:

- First hand experiences shared by:

Juna Yimprasert - Thai Labour Campaign (TLC) - Thailand (info:

Cecilia V. Tuico - Workers Assistance Centre (WAC) – Philippines (info:
- Documentary on
Congo’s tin mines

Journeyman Pictures - DRC - Grand Theft Congo - 15min 40sec - 4 July 2005 (Ref: 2705) (info: or: ‘Grand Theft Congo – DRC’ at

Saturday 14 March at Art A08 (info:

- Workshops

Cornelia Heydenreich & Esther De Haan ‘Shareholder activism’

Tim Steinweg ‘ProcureITfair’ (info:
Juna Yimprasert ‘Empowering workers in the South’

Tom Dowdall ‘Greenpeace International’ (info: &

- Examples from Dutch Youth Organizations:

1) Time to Turn organization (info: - a freeze action, to ask attention for injustice in the production chain of cellphones / watch it live:

2) KrachtvanCongo organization (info: – watch live the Clean Call for Congo project:

- MakeITfair campaign in Finland by Repu - Pro Fair Trade Finland (info: / / / & Changemaker Youth network Finland (info:

- Stijn Otten ‘How to get funding for your make IT fair project’ (Vice-president/International Affairs Dutch National Youth Council

- Discussion with Mike Loch

Director EHS Strategic Initiatives of Motorola &
Vice President of Global e-Sustainability Initiative - GeSI (info:
interesting: Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) group of companies (info: & Electronic Industry Code of Conduct - (info:

- Brainstorming (or else more correctly Thought-showering) with Ronald van Es & Maia Wouterse from the Dutch National Youth Council

Sunday 15 March 2009 at Filmmuseum (info:



The whole weekend live from Matthijs de Raad (GGTV):

makeITfair Youth Round Table 2009

& in short: makeITfair Youth Round Table 2009

Many thanks to Ginney (Programme Officer makeITfair Youth Round Table), All the Youth from Morgen - & the Dutch National Youth Council -, Esther De Haan & Irene Schipper (SOMO -, Cornelia Heydenreich (Germanwatch –, Monika Matus (KARAT –, Annika Torstensson (Fair Trade Center Sweden -, Päivi Pöyhönen (FinnWatch - Pauline Overeem (GoodElectronics - and last but not least Gerry our Inspiratrice (

Organizations participated:

Vlaamse Jeugdraad -

INEX- Association for Voluntary Activities (SDA) -

Together Czech Republic -

MS Action Aid -

Federation of Young European Greens -

Aegee Europe -

Global Education Network of Young Europeans (GLEN)

Janun e.V. / (Projekt: Konsum Global –

Mediterranean SOS Network – MedSOS –

International Cultural Youth Exchange Germany -

Move Your World -

Amavet –

Swedish Red Cross Youth -

Chalmers Students for Sustainability -

Rättviseakademin (Swedish Cooperative Centre, SCC) -

Funky Dragon -

Support worker UK / Zwiazek / Club "The House" / German Greens / UK Youth Ambassadors