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Human rights & asylum in Europe: A report from ECRE conference in Belgrade

Human rights & asylum in Europe: A report from ECRE conference in Belgrade

Report by Marco Cagnolati, project coordinator at SB OverSeas from the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) Annual General Conference (AGC) in Belgrade November 6-9, 2018. Among over 200 participants at the conference in…
Friendly football match: Refugee youth vs University students

Friendly football match: Refugee youth vs University students

First published in Brussels Express on 14 November. Written by Niki Papadogiannakis. “This was the best football match in my life ever,” an ecstatic rain-drenched goalkeeper exclaimed to the group gathered on a pitch. It…
International Day of the Girl: Mervat’s Story

International Day of the Girl: Mervat’s Story

To mark International Day of the Girl, 11th October 2018, we wanted to draw attention to one of our teachers who was married young and following the outbreak of the Syrian conflict, found herself in…
Child Marriage in the Refugee Community: ‘A desperate response born out of desperate circumstances’

Child Marriage in the Refugee Community: ‘A desperate response born out of desperate circumstances’

  In light of World Refugee Day, SB OverSeas had the opportunity to speak at the European Parliament on the increasing rise of child marriage in the refugee camps in Lebanon. The event was opened…
SB Espoir: Iftar with the American Embassy

SB Espoir: Iftar with the American Embassy

Last night, SB OverSeas and youth from the Red Cross Belgium attended an Iftar dinner hosted by the American Embassy in Belgium. The event took place in Allee du Kaai, a former warehouse now turned…
Over 400 people attend our annual fundraising Iftar Dinner

Over 400 people attend our annual fundraising Iftar Dinner

This year’s SB annual fundraising dinner was held at the glitzy Salle Mille et Une Nuit. With tables set and food prepared, we were ready to welcome our guests. The guest were escourted to their…
SB OverSeas pays a visit to the Children’s Cancer Centre in Lebanon

SB OverSeas pays a visit to the Children’s Cancer Centre in Lebanon

Written by Nura Jaafar, Communications Officer and Project Development at SB OverSeas Lebanon On the first day of Ramadan, a team from SB OverSeas visited the Childrens Cancer Centre Lebanon (CCCL) in Beirut. In light…
SB OverSeas and PwC together to send ’25 Tonnes of Hope’ to Lebanon

SB OverSeas and PwC together to send ’25 Tonnes of Hope’ to Lebanon

Written by Emilie Le Barbanchon, Intern at SB OverSeas Two weeks ago, employees from PricewaterhouseCoopers joined the SB OverSeas team in Machelen to take part in loading the container for Lebanon as part of our ‘25 tonnes…
Colours of Hope Arts and Crafts Showcase

Colours of Hope Arts and Crafts Showcase

Written by Nura Jaafar, Communications Officer for SB OverSeas Lebanon On Friday the 27th of April, SB OverSeas Lebanon swapped its classrooms for the ‘Colours of Hope’ Arts and Crafts Showcase at T-Marbouta restaurant in Hamra Beirut.…
April Brussels Conferences and Events

April Brussels Conferences and Events

The last week, SB OverSeas attended a number of conferences as part of the Syria-Brussels Conference. On Monday, we started with a conference at the European Endowment of Democracy ‘Addressing the Challenges of the Refugee Protection.’…