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Sex and Gender working group meeting in Brussels
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. 
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Kicking field visits off with ISSU!
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.
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New boardies and old boardies in Brussels!
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!
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Summer School 2019! Peer Power in Sarajevo
Summer School 2019! Peer Power in Sarajevo
Between the 14th and 20th of July, participants from around Europe gathered in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, to take part in the #PeerPower OBESSU Summer School 2019.
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A celebration of democracy
A celebration of democracy
At first glance it seems like we are at Roskilde Festival; a camping area filled with cheap tents with excited young people in front of them and rows of toilet sheds and beer cans floating on the grass. However, if you take a closer look, you will notice that this is not the camping area of a regular festival – the surroundings are idyllic, the area is cleaner and young people are discussing politics.
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