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SAM.I. sent an open letter today to EU decision makers today, to express our support for all measures that re-enable safe travel within the EU and foster inner-European exchange.
EU co-funded projects that SAM.I. is involved in have taken steps to compensate for Covid travel restrictions.
Dr. Friedhelm Bartels, president of SAMARITAN INTERNATIONAL from 2005-2010 and long-serving chairman of ASB Germany, passed away last Wednesday, the 2nd of December 2020, at the age of 73.
From 17-18 November 2020, EMPACT held its last planned certification workshop. The workshop was held via teleconference. Representatives from all project partner organisations joined the event.
The organisations represented in the consortium of EMPACT have successfully applied for certification in EU Aid Volunteers (EUAV) and for a follow-up deployment project.
Due to continuing uncertainty regarding the developments in the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Samaritan Contest 2020 has been cancelled. The next Contest will take place in 2022.
The project partners of the Erasmus+ project “MOSAIC – equal possibilities for all” held the first kick-off meeting on 9 March 2020.
The project FACET held a training preparation workshop in Florence, Italy, from 16-19 February 2020. ANPAS hosted the group at their national head offices.
The consortium of EMPACT came together in Nairobi, Kenya from 24-29 February their second certification workshop. Local project partner Jukumu Letu hosted the group.
The Samaritan Contest 2020 will take place from 30 July to 2 August 2020 in Bruneck, South Tyrol Italy. Registration is open until 31 May.