Children’s International Summer Village looking for participants and volunteers

Today’s guest blog comes from Renee Hodges and features the work of the Leeds and West Yorkshire branch of the Children’s International Summer Village – CISV. Renee is keen to spread the word about the work of CISV and to attract new participants and volunteers. ‘Mum, look at THIS!’ My ten-year-old daughter had just come… Read More Children’s International Summer Village looking for participants and volunteers

Putting forward the voice of cities and young people in Europe

Earlier this year Leeds became Chair of a new working group for children and young people within the EUROCITIES network.  Part of the role is to represent European cities at high level events on children’s issues such as the EU Forum on the Rights of the Child which took place online this week. Representing Leeds… Read More Putting forward the voice of cities and young people in Europe

“German thoughts on Brexit” – an invitation from Leeds Anglo-German club

Leeds Anglo German Club and Mark Green, Honorary Consul for the Federal Republic of Germany, invite you to a talk in Headingley on Wednesday 27 February from 7-8pm: “German thoughts on Brexit and the future of Anglo-German relations: An insight from the German Embassy” The talk will be given in English by Darius Rahimi, Minister… Read More “German thoughts on Brexit” – an invitation from Leeds Anglo-German club

Settled Status : pourquoi en faire la demande et comment l’obtenir ?

Today we have an invitation from Henriette Mahamane from the Petite Ecole de Leeds, to an event for French residents wanting to find out more about Settled Status and how to apply. Madame, monsieur, La Petite Ecole de Leeds est heureuse de vous inviter à venir rencontrer Olivier Cadic, sénateur des Français établis hors de… Read More Settled Status : pourquoi en faire la demande et comment l’obtenir ?

EU exit awareness evening for Central and Eastern European citizens in Leeds

The Central and Eastern European Network of British Embassies (Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia) in conjunction with the Home Office and Department for Exiting the EU invite citizens of these countries based in the UK to an EU Exit awareness evening in Leeds. This session will provide information about the… Read More EU exit awareness evening for Central and Eastern European citizens in Leeds

Bridges to New Beginnings

Today’s guest blog is by Dinah Beckett who works for Migration Yorkshire as the regional coordinator for unaccompanied asylum seeking children.  Dinah has been involved in the Youth Partnership, which brings together the Council of Europe and the European Union and they invited her to share her experience with other experts from across Europe. Together with Vanja… Read More Bridges to New Beginnings

Romanian Day celebrations in Leeds

Last week saw the visit of a delegation from Bucharest, headed by the Romanian Ambassador to the UK, Mr Dan Mihalache, to mark Romanian National Day and the 100 year anniversary of the Great Union Day. On 1st December, Romanians celebrate the Great Union Day (the country’s national holiday) which commemorates the achievement of a long unification… Read More Romanian Day celebrations in Leeds