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Handicap International, call for volunteers (Luxembourg)

Dear all,

Acting against injustice, influencing development policies to make progress the rights of people with disability, fighting against weapons that kill or mutilate civil populations are all battles for which Handicap International (HI) keeps raising its voice. Under our campaign “ARE YOU IN?”, we are advocating against the use of explosive weapons in populated areas since 92% of their victims are civilians. In May and June, we are planning different awareness raising activities targeting the general public. These events will be organised in public squares all around the country and will spread over four weekends.

Once again, we will need the little hands, the energy and the cheerfulness of volunteers to carry out the following tasks:

•Setting the site from 06h30 to 9h Protected content for the bravest) :
-Loading of the equipment at HI’s premises
-Unloading on site
-Setting the equipment: 3 humanitarian tents + rubalise “ARE YOU IN?”+ sound system Protected content + awareness raising material (brochures & goodies)

•Animations during the event from 10h00 to 17h00:
-Petition signing
-Video/photos selfie “Are YOU IN?”
-Quiz on the problematic of the use of explosive weapons in populated areas
-Video 360° of a bombarded city in Syria
-Exhibition « bombarded populations, a history to re-build»
-Public awareness raising
-Street art on the theme “Are YOU IN?”
-Stamp pad “ARE YOU IN?”
-Microphone animation
-Making photos and videos of the event

•Clearing the site from 17h00 to 19h00 at the latest (of course, the more volunteers will help us, the earlier we will finish!)

•Coffee, tea, croissants as well as lunch will be offered by Handicap International.

So, if you wish to help us, please indicate your availability by 25 April Protected content the links below:
•Saturday 13/05/2017: Dudelange, Place de la Commune, opposite to the town hall (Please register through this link Protected content
•Saturday 27/05/ Protected content Differdange, Place du Marché (Please register through this link Protected content
•Saturday 03/06/ Protected content Luxembourg-ville, Place d’Armes ((Please register through this link Protected content
•Saturday 10/06/ Protected content Esch-sur-Alzette, Place de la Résistance (Please register through this link Protected content

Please note that an information session and « apero dinatoire » will be organised on 4 May Protected content 18h00 in Handicap International’s office Protected content , rue Adolphe Fischer L- Protected content . It is highly recommended to join this session for the smooth running of the activities and to allow you inform the visitors on Handicap International and our activities. (Please register through this link Protected content

If you are experiencing problems with the registration or if you have any question, please feel free to contact Cyrielle ( Protected content ).

We thank you for your support. Your presence and commitment are key to a successful campaign and demonstrate that our cause is important. Please do not hesitate to share this information with your network and encourage your friends to join the event as visitors or volunteers.

Yours faithfully,

Luxembourg Forum

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