Nader

“This message is filled with words of thanks and appreciation, to express the sincerity of feelings inside me and my gratitude, and is directed to Friends of the Earth Europe and Tandem volunteering. Thank you very much.”   Nader volunteered with Friends of the Earth Europe in Feb 2017.

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Ibaida

“It was a great experience – I loved the work with IPPF EN. The staff and the administration were very kind and very sympathetic, and I am very thankful to them. I am sad that it was a short period with them and would have liked it to be longer than two weeks. I like … Read more…

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Bashar

“I spent two weeks with 11.11.11 and I accepted the volunteer placement despite all the challenges that I’ve faced. But the support that I found with 11.11.11 was unlimited and heartfelt…this volunteer placement has given me hope for a new life with real Belgium people who still have the ideology of freedom and democracy and … Read more…

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11.11.11

“Working with a Tandem volunteer was certainly very beneficial for 11.11.11. For our work on the Middle East it is key to have Syrians around who have a deep knowledge on the local context, who speak Arabic and who can reach out to their personal contacts inside Syria. The Tandem volunteer provided us with many … Read more…

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Mohamad B

“It was an exciting experience, I met brilliant people at ILGA-Europe, they helped me a lot. I had a great opportunity to improve my English, to [be] involve[d] in [a] team work environment that I missed from [when] I was in Syria, and to get knowledge of preparation for conference event activities. I would like … Read more…

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Mohamad A

” The atmosphere was very friendly I have learned a lot, and it was a very good opportunity to see how administrations works in Europe and in Belgium particularly speaking. to add more, working with different international back ground colleges was very nice and enhanced my perspective and my experience, and if they said that … Read more…

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Karam

“I would like to thank you for this great opportunities that you are offering to refugees. I did not have the chance to reply to all the emails, because the time that I arrived to Bruegel we were so busy, and that was fantastic! I really like to be active again. For me it was … Read more…

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CONCORD Europe

“Mohamad joined the CONCORD team for a month during a very busy time. He was able to learn about the work that we do, at the same time as supporting that work – updating our database of contacts in the European institutions just before we need to use it for a series of report publications … Read more…

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Lifelong Learning Platform

“All went perfectly and Abdel did an amazing job. We wished we could continue but he has his language courses.” Brikena Xhomaqi, Director

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IPHR

“It was a great experience for IPHR having Modar with us during the three weeks. Modar helped us with developing a Strategy Monitoring & Impact Assessment tool for 2016-2026. Thanks to his experience in project management that has been very useful and helped both of us in focusing on concrete objectives from our strategy.” Tarana … Read more…

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