Initiatives to prevent genocide

The story of Maurice Kwizera
In close cooperation with Sietar France we have invited Maurice Kwizera to talk to us and to the Sietar France community. He will share his personal story about the genocide in Rwanda and the challenging process of reconciliation to prevent genocide in the future. Save the date: Thursday 24 May 2018.
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Sietar Europa: Post of Future Film Festival Manager Mechelen 2019

The next SIETAR Europa Congress is taking place in Mechelen in 2019 and we are looking for volunteers to help with the organization, promotion, management and many other tasks related to the congress organization. The call for Congress Organizing team was a success. We hope this call becomes a success too!

Post of Future Film Festival Manager 
Applications are invited for the (voluntary, non-paid assignment) post of Film Festival Manager Assistant for SIETAR Europa Mechelen 2019 Congress with the aim to learn the profession and be SIETAR Europa next Film Festival Manager for 2021 Congress. You’ll find details relating to this position HERE

Sietar Europa Webinars

In 2017, more than 500 participants attended our 10 webinars – thank you very much! This coming year, the Events & Membership Committee has organised 11 webinars on many different subjects with speakers from many different countries and we hope that even more of you will attend in 2018. Recordings of our webinars can be found on our SIETAR Europa YouTube Channel here! We are constantly uploading past webinars as well! We also have a Global SIETAR Events calendar, don´t miss checking it out here! Next year’s calendar presents a wide range of themes from a truly international panel of presenters. Click for the complete SIETAR Europa 2018 webinar program.

Next webinar: 

Date and Time: Friday, 8 June, 18:00-19:00 CET
Speaker: Michael Boyle
Topic: Companies are striving to be flexible and are surprised when they run across difficulties. Maybe the problem is culture? more…

Michael Boyle, a SIETAR member, is a US Citizen who has called Vienna, Austria home since 1989. Acting very often as the bridge between the business and IT, Michael has thrived in working for various global organizations, allowing for the opportunity to work with people on 5 continents. He brings over 30 years of experience as a manager, trainer, coach, consultant, and practitioner, both regionally and globally. Michael loves to build and flourishes under uncertainty; he excels in addressing the most wicked of problems with the intention of coming up with solution that addresses the root cause and is acceptable for all key stakeholders.

  Click here to register


Sietar Europa General Assembly meeting

We are pleased to invite you to a General Assembly meeting on June 7, 2018 at 7 pm CET. Please note, this General Assembly will be held virtually. More information and relevant documents will be provided on April 26.

Please find here the Agenda for the General Assembly meeting.
Outline Agenda:

  • President’s Welcome
  • Minutes from General Assembly in May 2017
  • Board of Directors Activity Report (June 2017-May 2018)
  • Treasurer’s Report (2016-17) and Proposed 2018 Budget
  • Proposed Activities in 2018-2019

Terugblik: Hoe werkt ‘verkleuring’ van onze samenleving door in de ouderenzorg?

De opkomst viel wat tegen maar diegenen die er waren vonden het “een super interessante avond, zeer inspirerend, levendige discussieavond, een programma dat ten aanzien van diversiteit, naast inhoud ook uitblonk in woord en daad, een goede combinatie van panelleden, taaie materie, mooie ontwikkelingen en tegelijk: wat gaan veranderingen traag”. Lees meer in de Sietar NieuwsLijn.

SIETAR Europa Journal

The March – May 2018 issue of the SIETAR Europa Journal is available online.Content:

  • an interview of Mai Nguyen-Phuong-Mai, an extraordinary and atypical intercultural professor at the  Amsterdam School of International Business. Through her extensive research in neurology and evolutionary biology, she takes us on to a new perspective and clarity on what intercultural competence actually means.
  • an article by Milton Bennett on how political correctness, an extreme form of relativism, generates bias and hostility. He argues that we need to make conscious commitments to constructing viable ways of living in the new world.  
  • a short and fun essay on the subtle differences in British and American communication styles. 

Read more, click here.