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IFHOHYP Newsletter Winter 2009
Thursday 31 December 2009

Information from IFHOHYP

Contents:
  • IFHOHYP Study Session 2009 by Laura Scholler (Germany) & Adva Eichengreen (Israel)
  • IFHOHYP Summercamp 2010 in Switzerland
  • Announcement: AGM 2010 in The Netherlands
  • EU-UN cooperation in the struggle against all forms of discrimination... and a struggle for HoH to be visible by Karina Chupina, IFHOHYP President
  • Drawing to find the future! by Hanh Duong Phuong (Vietnam)
  • Budapest Human Rights Education Forum, October 2009 by Andrea Pietrini (Italy)
  • International Conference on Induction Loops in Winterthur, Switzerland by Sanne Osterkamp (The Netherlands)
  • Life with SmartLink FM system by Juraj Variny (Slovakia)
See: Newsletter page
UN Youth Flash
Wednesday 30 December 2009

UN YOUTH FLASH
Vol. 6, No. 12, December 2009


WELCOME to the UN Youth Flash, a service of the United Nations Programme on Youth to keep you informed about the work of the UN on youth issues. You are encouraged to use and forward the information below to other networks. This update is prepared with input from UN offices, agencies, funds and programmes as well as with contributions from youth organizations around the world. UN Youth Flash can also be read on-line.

We in the UN Programme on Youth would also like to take this opportunity to wish all of you a happy New Year! Thank you very much for your support this year. We will be back in 2010 with more youth updates from the United Nations and young people around the world.

In this issue:
- International Year of Youth: Dialogue and Mutual Understanding
- Feature: Focusing the Youth Agenda: Youth participation
- News from UN Offices
- Youth in Action
- Publications
- Calendar of Events
Invitation to IFHOHYP Conference & AGM 2010 in Groningen, the Netherlands
Thursday 10 December 2009

Dear all!

Welcome to the next year's IFHOHYP Conference & AGM in Groningen, the Netherlands!

The IFHOHYP Conference & AGM will be held from 1st - 5th of April 2010 during the Easter holidays.
You can find more information in the attachments.

The deadline for the applications is 25th of January 2010 and send it to: Christi Oost-Menheere

Hoping to see you all there!

Regards,
The AGM team

Adobe Acrobat document AGM2010 - Invitation letter (size: 107.66 KB) 
Microsoft Word document AGM2010 - Application form (size: 28.5 KB) 
IFHOHYP Summercamp 2010 in Switzerland
Wednesday 9 December 2009

Hereby information regarding the IFHOHYP Summercamp 2010 in Switzerland. If you have questions or will have more information regarding this topic, go to the given website.

Hi all!

Jugehörig is happy to organise the next IFHOHYP Summercamp in Switzerland.
It will be from Monday, 19 to Friday, 30 July 2010 in Fiesch/Switzerland.
Check the website www.jugehoerig.ch/summercamp2010 for more information and the application form!

We are looking forward to see you next year in Switzerland!

Regards,
The team of Summercamp 2010

Adobe Acrobat document IFHOHYP Summer camp 2010 (size: 1.54 MB) 
IFHOHYP Study Session 2009 "Training for Facilitators for Inclusion"
Monday 24 August 2009

Dear All,

IFHOHYP organises yet another Study Session in co-operation with the Council of Europe. The Study Session is held 15-22 November 2009 in the European Youth Centre Strasbourg. The theme for this year's Study Session is Training for Facilitators for Inclusion. The Study Session includes general training for facilitators as well as specific themes concerning hard of hearing youth.

Attached you can find the call and the application letter to the Study Session with more information. If you want to participate in the Study Session, please fill in the application and send it by the 18th of September to ifhohyp2009@gmail.com

If you have any questions concerning the Study Session, you can contact the team at the same address.

Also feel free to spread the information to your young hard of hearing contacts!

The Study Session Team

Adobe Acrobat document IFHOHYP Study Session Call 2009 (size: 177.41 KB) 
Microsoft Word document IFHOHYP Study Session application 2009 (size: 42 KB) 
New UN Youth Flash available
Wednesday 25 March 2009

UN YOUTH FLASH
Vol. 6, No. 3, March 2009


The new issue of UN Youth Flash can be read on-line.

In this issue:
- Feature: Kilimanjaro Initiative UNites to Combat Climate Change
- News from UN offices
- Youth in action
- Publications
- Calendar of events
June 2010 Instructional Technology and Education of the Deaf International Symposium
Sunday 8 March 2009

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

JUNE 21-23, 2010
Please mark your calendars to attend the June 2010 Instructional Technology and Education of the Deaf International Symposium! Plans are well underway for a very exciting conference. We look forward to capitalizing on the positive momentum established by the previous 4 Symposia! A Symposium 2010 flyer and description can be found at: http://www.rit.edu/ntid/vp/techsym/2010Announcement.pdf.

To ensure as many people as possible are aware of this opportunity I ask that you please share this email with colleagues who may be interested in attending the symposium. Individuals who wish to receive occasional email updates regarding the symposium can complete the “Send Me Information” form on the Symposium web site (http://www.rit.edu/ntid/vp/techsym/form.html)

2008 Symposium A Great Success

Our analysis of the 2008 Symposium (http://www.rit.edu/ntid/vp/techsym/2008/Overall_Eval_Summary_08.pdf) reveals attendees found presentations and posters sessions to be relevant to their work and to be of extremely high quality. We are hoping to continue to attract presentation proposals that reflect the best in current practice and research. Consider sharing your successes and challenges with an international gathering of your colleagues!

Please contact me if you have any questions or suggestions about the June 2010 Symposium.

Regards,
Bill Clymer

E. William Clymer
Assoc. Director, Postsecondary Education Network International
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Rochester Institute of Technology
52 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623
(585) 475-6894 (V/TTY) -6544 (Fax)
ewcncp@rit.edu
PEN-International: http://www.pen.ntid.rit.edu
Technology Symposium: http://www.rit.edu/ntid/vp/techsym/
AGM in Malmö, Sweden
Thursday 5 March 2009

Dear all,

Remember that this year's Annual General Meeting will be held in Malmö, Sweden during Easter. The deadline for applications is tomorrow, the 6th of March.

You can find all the related documents here.

I hope to see many of you there!

--
Noora Penttinen
IFHOHYP Secretary
UN Youth Flash
Saturday 28 February 2009

UN YOUTH FLASH
Vol. 6, No. 2, February 2009


UN Youth Flash can be read on-line.

In this issue:
- Feature: Measuring Youth Development: The Way Forward
- News from UN offices
- Youth in action
- Publications
- Calendar of events
UN Youth Flash
Thursday 29 January 2009

This information is from the UN. If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact directly the people indicated in the contact information below. You can also subscribe to the UN Youth Flash yourselves, the subscription information is in the end of the message.



UN YOUTH FLASH
Vol. 6, No. 1, January 2009


Best wishes for the New Year 2009!

WELCOME to the UN Youth Flash, a service of the United Nations Programme on Youth to keep you informed about the work of the UN on youth issues. You are encouraged to use and forward the information below to other networks. This update is prepared with input from UN offices, agencies, funds and programmes. UN Youth Flash can also be read on-line.

In this issue:
  • Feature: Social integration and youth at the Commission for Social Development
  • News from UN offices
  • Youth in action
  • Publications
  • Calendar of events
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Learning Opportunity - Human Rights Summer School in Poland
Tuesday 13 January 2009

Information from the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights.
This is not a IFHOHYP activity, please refer all questions to 20summer@hfhrpol.waw.pl


International Summer School on Human Rights

We are pleased to inform that the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights is organizing the 20th International Summer School on Human Rights. The School will be held in Warsaw-Miedzeszyn, Poland, between 20 and 27 June.

The School is intended for human rights activists, university teachers and representatives of institutions from all levels of public administration dealing with human rights issues from Central, Eastern European and CIS countries. We regret to inform you that our offer is limited only to those who have not yet participated in our Summer or Winter Schools. The program is open to university graduates or final-year university students. Our program combines lectures and workshops on the historical and philosophical background of human rights, domestic and international systems of human rights protection as well as the applicability of rights of primary importance (see programme attached). The lectures will be given by renowned professors, university teachers and experts in the field of human rights and international law. English and Russian are the working languages of our Summer School. The ability to communicate freely in one of the above is required.
Participants (65 people in total) will be chosen by a selection committee on a competitive basis. Out of 65 participants, 30 can attend the School free of charge (organizers will cover accommodation in double rooms and meals during the course). The other 35 people may participate in the School under the condition that they cover expenses themselves (please see the application form). Lectures and workshops, translation of classes, educational materials, medical insurance while on the territory of Poland are free of charge to all participants provided that they attend all classes.

Please send the application pack by e-mail to 20summer@hfhrpol.waw.pl, or by post to:

Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights
11 Zgoda str.
00‑018 Warsaw
POLAND

The closing date for Summer School applications is 21 February. Only complete applications containing all required information will be eligible for admission. Both successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified by 8 May.
More info: http://www.hfhrpol.waw.pl/news196-en.html
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