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Loesje e.V.

National Network: 
P.O. Box 910138
12413 Berlin
Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
General Information: 

Loesje e.V. consists out of active members, office employees and full-time volunteers, and a board. The association is registered since 2004 in Germany and is part of the world-wide Loesje network, active since 1983. In Berlin we cooperate with among others Junge Islam Konferenz, Kulturlabor Trial & Error, Wagenburg Lohmühle, Werkstatt der Kulturen, die Türkische Gemeinde, OpenFrames Filmproduktion.

The income in 2015 was over 170,000.00 Euro, mostly project funding. Loesje e.V. receives financial support from among others Erasmus+, Youth in Action, Grundtvig, the Turkish community of Berlin.
Loesje e.V. conducts training courses, training for trainers, seminars, information campaigns, job shadowing projects. We have EVS volunteers and practical trainees. The focus is on Human Rights and creative ways of expression, preferably in combination.

We cooperate with several partners, among others DNB, Egypt; GYE, Georgia; PiNA, Slovenia; Arteria, Poland, Loesje Armenia, Armenia; YWCA, Palestine; Fomeje, Morocco, KulturUngdom, Sweden.

Mission and Objectives: 

The objective of Loesje is to exchange ideas and opinions. To stimulate people to create their own ideas and use their own unique talents. Loesje is an organisation that tries to participate in social and cultural changes at both local and international level.
The purpose of the Association is:

a) to promote art and culture and education and training, particularly the development of creativity and/or access to cultural goods;

b) to promote democratic, cultural and social awareness and to preserve the basic human rights, particularly freedom of expression;

c) to promote international-mindedness, tolerance and international understanding in all spheres of culture.

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