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eNewsletter July 2018


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Skill-sharing Session On Fundraising - a profitable opportunity

On 21-22 June, 14 participants from 11 countries gathered for a skill-sharing session on Fundraising at our premises in Brussels. The session starts with some hot questions: do we need to raise ...

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A valuable learning-by-doing experience in Madrid

Fourteen food bankers from 10 different countries gathered in Madrid on 4-8 June to attend our four-day General Management Training session on "How to manage a Food Bank". The training ...

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Sharing the European experience on the other side of the ocean

Vincent Guilbert from FEBA travelled to the capital of Brazil, Brasilia, to join the "Third International Seminar on Food Security and Nutrition" organised by Servicio Social do Commercio (SESC) on ...

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A Dutch royal visit to Estonia

On Tuesday 12 June the Dutch King Willem-Alexander paid an official visit to Estonia, accompanied by other state officials including the Dutch Foreign Minister, Stef Blok. The main objective of ...

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Denmark: the Royal Run becomes a "zero waste" event

To celebrate Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark’s milestone birthday of 50 years, the country of Denmark hosted the "Royal Run '18", a nationally recognised running event which took place on 21 ...

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Council of the EU adopts Directive on Waste

On 22 May, the EU adopted the Directive (EU) 2018/851 amending Directive 2008/98/EC on waste (see here the full text of the Directive). This Directive lays down measures to protect the ...

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2018 FEBA Annual Convention goes Bohemian

Day 1: IT solutions are here to help! Another year, another FEBA Annual Convention! This year food bankers got together in Budapest to attend the FEBA Annual Convention which was focused ...

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11th FEAD Network meeting: Building partnerships for effective FEAD delivery

On 19 June the 11th FEAD Network meeting took place in Brussels and focused on building partnerships to improve FEAD support. This meeting provided information on: The European policy context of building partnerships, Building partnerships and its implication for the ...

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4 Good Food sails from Italy and lands in France

On 22 July 2017 Costa Crociere, which is the largest Italian travel group and Europe's number one cruise operator with 70 years of tradition in passenger shipping, launched the project "4 Good Food" ...

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Czech Republic: new logistic centre born from the partnership between Food Banks and Penny Market

On 25 June the Czech Federation of Food Banks inaugurated a new logistics centre in Modletice near Prague, which will allow to increase the recovery, storage and redistribution of more ...

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A growing network

There is some sort of positive turmoil in the world of European Food Banks: our network is fast growing and is undergoing transformation! We are glad to welcome a new member: ...

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FEBA team: a huge thank you and a warm welcome

Many thanks are due to Carolina and Yesim: they have truly provided a valuable support to our organization for several years. Yesim devoted two years, one as volunteer and one as ...