Living Proof: EU interns spread the word

Last week, ONE Brussels held a “living proof” event for European institutions’ interns. Alexander Woollcombe, ONE Brussels Director, shared with them the real story of the incredible progress being achieved in development. He told them the stories that are too often ignored – the individuals transforming their communities and countries, and the smart aid investments that are helping them realize their goals.

In these times of economic uncertainty, EU interns were encouraged to spread the word that development assistance works and to help NGOs protect governments’ aid budgets against any cuts. The presentation was followed by numerous and enthusiastic questions asked by participants. Finally, to bring this memorable evening to a close on a high note, everyone had a well-deserved Belgian beer in a typical Belgian brasserie.

All these development enthusiasts will meet again soon. This event was the first in a whole series of gatherings organised by ONE for young people. If you would like to be one of them, please drop us a line at [email protected] and we will get back to you.

You can also follow updates from our Brussels team by following @ONEBrussels on twitter.

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