CITIZENSHIP AWARD 2020
On Wednesday 2 December 2020, the P&V Foundation gave out its 16th Citizenship Award to the journalist and filmmaker Waad al-Kateab.
The Citizenship Award is an annual award conferred to a person, initiative or organisation, of Belgian or international origin, whose activity has shown exemplary commitment to promoting an open, democratic, tolerant society.This year, the jury chose to reward the career of a female journalist from Syria, for her active and militant citizenship.
She works passionately in favour of freedom of speech and respect for the opinion of others, human rights, the right to health care, as well as the safety of nurses and doctors. This prize will be awarded during the “Difference Day” on May 3 2021 in Bozar, Brussels.Read More
Discover the young people of the Linking Youth Up and Guiding Youth project
Not all families have a home computer. In addition, many young people do not have a suitable space in their homes to do their homework or study. To this lack of equipment is also added, for one in five young people, too little digital knowledge and skills. The coronavirus crisis has further highlighted this inequality. Discover Meriam, Ilka, Siebe, Anthony and all the young people who are the faces of the Linking Youth Up project. With this project, 1,300 socially vulnerable young people receive a new laptop and 65 organizations receive support to continue to act against the digital and educational divide.Read More
The P&V Foundation announces the results of the “Linking Youth Up” and “Guiding Youth” calls for projects.
The budget of one million euros released by the P&V Group has made it possible to support 66 associations throughout Belgium and has enabled 1,300 young people to receive a new computer and guidance to strengthen their digital skills.Read More
The P&V Group donates 1 million euros to reduce the educational gap of young people accentuated by the Coronavirus health crisis.
The P&V Foundation is responsible for launching two calls for projects in order to provide computers and support for strengthening the skills of socially vulnerable young people.Read More