On 31.08.17 the Landkreis Kassel invited representatives of regional enterprises for an after-work event, where the REST idea was presented and discussed. The CEO of on regional enterprise gave an interesting insight on how he succeeded in overcoming initital challenges such as language problems, legal issues and fear. He underlined that one needs some additional time and patience at the beginning of the process but that it can be very rewarding to give a refugee the chance…
Akajanga from the Victoria Lake Region is wondering how the effects of climate change like floods, irregular rain patterns and global warming are affecting our next generation. He thinks, that biomass and solar engery are very important for ending the use of fossil fuels that are responsible for a large scale of the climate change. Interview by Ginthushaann Indirakumar
We were talking to Merwan from Morocco – a youth delegate of the young people climate summit COY13. He mentions a one month lasting festival in Morocco where uge amounts of coal are used for BBQs. Also products extracted from biomass could help stop the climate change – but one problem could be a missing availability in strong affect areas in the world. Interview by Angela Monica
On November 8. and 9. 2017 the BADGES consortium met for the first time in Kassel. BADGES sets out to develop a learning and validation approach for cultural and heritage sites that leads to the award of digital badges to visitors who participate in specific learning activities offered by the sites.
A team of RE-DIRECT will be at the world climate summit in Bonn, Germany from 06/11/2017 to 19/11/2017. We will interview visitors and experts and talk about climate change, the substitution of fossil fuels and the impact of RE-DIRECT. Stay tuned Tim
Capacity Building questionnaires have been set up and distributed to the partners including stakeholder analysis, information on best capacity building formats and competence portfolio. The questionnaires will be used as first step of a Delphi Study design to forcast the regional developments.
The kick-off meeting in Bonn in January 2017 officially inaugurated the project activities. The meeting served to get to know to each other and to the project activities ahead, and to plan the subsequent steps in detail. The highlight of the project Kick-off meeting was the visit of the company PYREG in Dörth, Germany. PYREG is a German manufacturer of small decentralised dry carbonisation units and one of the potential manufacturers for the investments during the project. All project…
The EELLSS partners organised their final event on October 5th and 6th, 2017, in Kassel. The two-day event brought together more than 85 people from all the seven partner countries – among them all partners and all those teachers and students that have been involved in the learning projects. Highlights were the European buffet with treats of each partner country , the common art project and the European fair. Read more in our newsletter.