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Grand succès pour “Les Rayures du Zèbre”

Salle comble à l’UGC Toison d’Or ce jeudi 27 février pour la séance spéciale des « Rayures du Zèbre » organisée par Samilia. Salué par la critique et cartonnant au box-office, cet excellent film belge réalisé par Benoît Mariage, n’a rien de la comédie facile que la bande-annonce pourrait laisser croire. Bien au contraire, « Les Rayures du [...]

Screening “Les Rayures du Zèbre”

                 MATCH and the Samilia Foundation organize a special screening of the movie « Les Rayures du Zèbre », on Thursday the 27th of February at  6.30pm at UGC Toison d’OR,  in order to raise funds for the project « Football Against Trafficking ». After the movie, Jean-Charles De Keyser will moderate a debate held together with [...]

Annual Concert of the Samilia Foundation, April 1st

Samilia Foundation has the pleasure to invite you to its annual concert on Tuesday April 1st 2014 at 8 pm. This year, the songwriter and singer Inflowrence will offer a concert, together with Jean-Charles De Keyser. Beforehand, two brilliant journalists, Princess Marina Sturdza and Isabelle Wesselingh will reflect on the situation of women in Romania, country [...]

La mission “foot” à Abidjan a commencé!

Les quatre jeunes sont bien arrivés à Abidjan pour continuer le projet de prévention “foot against human trafficking”! Suite de leurs aventures au prochain numéro.  

Grand succès pour “Les Rayures du Zèbre”

Salle comble à l’UGC Toison d’Or ce jeudi 27 février pour la séance spéciale des « Rayures du Zèbre » organisée par Samilia.

Salué par la critique et cartonnant au box-office, cet excellent film belge réalisé par Benoît Mariage, n’a rien de la comédie facile que la bande-annonce pourrait laisser croire.

Bien au contraire, « Les Rayures du Zèbre » aborde des thèmes essentiels et pose les bonnes questions, celles qui font réfléchir… Ainsi les rapports entre l’Europe et l’Afrique sont abordés sans fard.

Ce qui permet de comprendre le contexte dans lequel de jeunes joueurs de foot africains se laissent prendre dans les filets de trafiquants peu scrupuleux se faisant passer pour des recruteurs patentés.

 

L'équipe du film lors du débat animé par Jean-Charles De Keyser

L’équipe du film lors du débat animé par Jean-Charles De Keyser

 

C’est ainsi qu’après la projection, Jean-Charles De Keyser a animé un échange entre Marc Zinga, acteur belge d’origine congolaise jouant le rôle de Yaya, Serge Trimpont, ancien agent de joueur et inspirateur du personnage de José joué par Benoît Poelvoorde, Frédéric Loore, journaliste à Paris-Match et auteur de plusieurs reportages sur le thème, et Sophie Jekeler, qui présenta le projet « Foot Agains Trafficking » de la Fondation Samilia.

Ce débat a passionné notre public, dont de nombreux étudiants, membres du Cercle Solvay.

Les plus courageux ont prolongé la soirée jusque tard, à la Patinoire, autour d’un buffet italien offert par les Aperitivo Milano.

 

Pour voir les photos, rendez-vous sur la page Facebook de la Fondation Samilia

Screening “Les Rayures du Zèbre”

Foot agains trafficking              Rayures du Zèbre

 

MATCH and the Samilia Foundation organize a special screening of the movie « Les Rayures du Zèbre », on Thursday the 27th of February at  6.30pm at UGC Toison d’OR,  in order to raise funds for the project « Football Against Trafficking ».

After the movie, Jean-Charles De Keyser will moderate a debate held together with the movie team, among others the director Benoît MariageSerge Trimpont and Frédéric Loore.

 

Please sign up for the event at: info@samiliafoundation.org

 

The prevention project « Football Against Trafficking » will be implemented from February to October 2014, in Ivory Coast, Benin and Senegal, with the support of :

décathlon     WBI brussels airlines

Annual Concert of the Samilia Foundation, April 1st

Samilia Foundation has the pleasure to invite you to its annual concert on Tuesday April 1st 2014 at 8 pm.

This year, the songwriter and singer Inflowrence will offer a concert, together with Jean-Charles De Keyser.

Beforehand, two brilliant journalists, Princess Marina Sturdza and Isabelle Wesselingh will reflect on the situation of women in Romania, country in which both have been active since a couple of years.

Address: Conservatoire Royal de Musique (30 rue de la Régence, 1000 Bruxelles).

Pre-sale only (80 and 50 euro), please book on info@samiliafoundation.org.

Official invitation

La mission “foot” à Abidjan a commencé!

Les quatre jeunes sont bien arrivés à Abidjan pour continuer le projet de prévention “foot against human trafficking”!

Suite de leurs aventures au prochain numéro.

 

Les 4 mousquetaires

Les 4 mousquetaires

Should prostitution be forbidden?

Sophie Jekeler, administrator at Samilia Foundation, participated to the debate « Should prostitution be forbidden? » during « Le Forum de Midi » which was broadcasted by La Première radio last Friday.

She insisted on the importance of tackling demand in order to fight against trafficking in human beings for sexual exploitation, such as stated in the EU Commission Strategy towards the Eradication of Trafficking in Human Beings. She also mentioned the link between forced prostitution and the situation in countries of origin of the women. Prevention is of utmost importance in the fight against trafficking in human beings as well as the development of social inclusion programmes in close collaboration with companies working in these countries (such as the common project between the Samilia Foudation and Delhaize in Romania)

CEOOR publishes its report 2012

Le Centre for Equal Opportunities and Opposition to Racism just released its annual report on trafficking in human beings in Belgium, entitled: “ Trafficking in and smuggling of human beings: Building Trust ” .

The aim of the report is to give an objective and critical picture of the evolution of the fight against trafficking in human beings in Belgium with a particular focus on non-punishment of victims.

“Comme un lion”: soirée ciné débat aux Grignoux

The Samilia Foundation was invited yesterday at Les Grignoux in order to debate on trafficking in human beings of young African football players, after the screening of “Comme un lion”.

 

Source: Le Standard

Guidelines on identification of victims

The importance of early identification of victims of trafficking in human beings is reflected both in the Directive 2011/36/EU on preventing and combatting trafficking in human beings and protecting its victims as well as EU Strategy towards the eradication of trafficking in human beings 2012-2016.

In order to ensure better coordination and increase coherence in this area, as well as bearing in mind the projects funded by the Commission, the Commission publishes this Reference document on the Guidelines for the identification of victims of trafficking in human beings especially for border guards and consular services.

The document provides for a list of indicative guidelines, refers to the existing handbooks and manuals and lists the projects on the identification of victims, in particular those targeting consular services and border guards and thus encourage their systematic use by the respective officials. In order to avoid duplication and to ensure that this brochure is of practical use for front-line officers, a user friendly format has been chosen and only indicative guidelines have been listed.

A21 Freedom Challenge welcomed at the European Parliament

Yesterday, in the framework of the 7th EU Anti-Trafficking Day, Isabelle Durant welcomed the bikers of the A21 Freedom Challenge at the European Parliament.

They have cycled through Europe, following the main trafficking routes. Each stop was an opportunity to raise awareness of civil society on this phenomenon.

 

Isabelle Durant accueille les cyclistes
 

The Samilia Foundation, ECPAT Belgium and PAG-ASA, together with representatives of the Ministry of Justice welcomed the bikers in Brussels, in order to congratulate them and exchange on the respective work of the organisations.

Serge Brammertz nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

The Samilia Foundation is very proud to announce that one of its founders, Serge Brammertz, has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize at the initiative of Association of Mothers of Srebrenica, hereby acknowledging  the exceptional qualities of a great specialist of International Justice.

Serge Brammertz proposé pour le Prix Nobel de la Paix

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