Volunteering the Siberian Ecological Centre

Originally posted in the spring 2011 newsletter by Rebecca Roby The Siberian Ecological Center (Sib-Eco Center) is a lively and highly motivated environmental NGO based in Siberia, Novosibirsk. This is where I am currently volunteering as an ‘Eco Warrior’ whilst also studying part time at the university. First let me divulge a little about the […]

2011 spring update

Originally posted in spring 2011 by Katy Our activities have gone from strength to strength recently. In October 2010 LEWE members travelled overland from the UK to Siberia to coordinate a training course on volunteering with environmental NGOs which we hope will strengthen and improve our volunteering programmes and support for European Voluntary Service (EVS) […]

Education for Sustainability Training Course in Bristol

Originally posted in autumn 2009 An international group of 15 environmental educators visited the UK from 1-8th Sept 2009 to learn about ‘education for sustainability’ and practical demonstration eco-centres. The group, representing NGOs and environmental organisations from Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Portugal, together with British participants and coordinators, spent 3 days […]

Sustainable Futures: Youth Participation

Originally posted in autumn 2006 by Sara (study visit participant)  In September 2006 Look East, in partnership with ‘WestDEN Environmental Network and ‘Youth and Environment Europe,’ coordinated a study visit for 17 young people from Russia, Armenia, Georgia, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Sweden, Turkey, and Portugal. It is a sunny September afternoon in Dartmoor National Park […]