Read about recent OBESSU events, activities, conferences, advocacy work, workshops, political representations, seminars...
Global Student Leaders Meeting
On the 6th of September, our Board member Edvardas Vabuolas and our Secretary-General Giuseppina Tucci took trains to the bustling London. They were invited to a meeting organised by 100 Million campaign; a campaign that has been primarily initiated by the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kailash Satyarthi.
Sex and Gender working group meeting in Brussels
Between the 25th and 27th of July 2019, the members of the Sex and Gender Working Group met in the OBESSU’s office in Brussels, Belgium. They dedicated time to the revision of OBESSU's policies in order to make them fit standards of gender inclusivity, created a campaign to advocate on the topic, brainstormed on activities that can be done as part of the campaign and carried many other tasks related to the topic.
Kicking field visits off with ISSU!
As a part of the Stronger School Student Unions (SSSU) project, we are organising 10 field visits with the goal to help, advise or train our member organisation. We kicked off the field visits in Dublin, Ireland with our member organisation ISSU. The goal of the visit was to reflect on the structural issues and increased grassroots involvement.
New boardies and old boardies in Brussels!
The end of July found us at the first Board Meeting of the 2018-2019 mandate. The meeting took place between the 27th and the 31st of July 2019 in Brussels, Belgium, to define the objectives of the organisation, to divide portfolios and much more!