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Peace Webinar – Upcoming Session

Peace Webinar – Upcoming Session

Join us for our second peace webinar with the speaker Eugenia Valenzuela, the Legal Officer OTP from the International Criminal Court. The theme for the session is “OTP’s preliminary examination on the situation in Colombia”. When? Thursday June 17, 2021What time? 7 PM CETWhere? On 

World Oceans Day – June 08, 2021

World Oceans Day – June 08, 2021

Do you know, 70% of Earth’s surface is covered by Oceans? Or that Ocean’s produce more than 50% of the planet’s oxygen with marine plants, algae and whales playing the important role in creating the oxygen as well as capturing more than 30% of the 

World Environment Day – June 05, 2021

World Environment Day – June 05, 2021

June 5 is celebrated every year as the World Environment Day, engaging governments, businesses and citizens in an effort to address pressing environmental issues. This World Environment Day will kick off the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, a global mission to revive billions of hectares, from forests to farmlands, from the top of mountains to the depth of the sea.

We are losing and destroying the foundations of our survival at an alarming rate. Every three seconds, the world loses enough forest to cover a football pitch and over the last century we have destroyed half of our wetlands.

Every individual has a fundamental duty towards the protecting the environment. Be a part of the #GenerationRestoration

On the occasion of World Environment Day and End Plastic Soup Action Day, members of Rotaract Scheveningen also contributed. We took part in a beach clean-up campaign to clear the shores of Scheveningen beach. It was a nice day for us to clean the beach, enjoy a coffee and meet in person while maintaining the necessary social distance.

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Collecting Food Items For Local Food Bank

Collecting Food Items For Local Food Bank

On 29th of May, members of our club took part together with members of Rotary Scheveningen in the fundraiser organized by Schappelijk. The Social Shop Schappelijk offers extra help for the residents of Scheveningen, who find themselves in a delicate financial situation. Therefore, people who 

Having fun with kids!

Having fun with kids!

During April and May our club have been visiting children’s community centre “De Kroko Kinderclub”, located in one of the remote neighborhoods of the Hague. Bi-weekly this centre welcomes children from different backgrounds to have access to creative and sport activities. Together with the kids 

Peace Webinar 20th May

Peace Webinar 20th May

On May 20th, members of our club and guests attended in the first of our Peace series webinars, which was devoted to the topic “Iran Nuclear Deal: Past, Present, Future”.

This webinar featured a high-level speaker, Joakim Vaverka, who serves as the Deputy Director of Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Before joining SIPRI in September 2020, he was Head of Political Affairs at the Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations in New York. Prior to this position, he was Head of the Global Division of the Security Policy Department at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

Mr. Vaverka’s informative presentation provided a solid ground for an interesting follow-up discussion on the future political developments in Iran, and geopolitical setup in the Middle East region in general.

Thank you Joakim Vaverka for the interesting presentation!

Biodiversity Day – May 22, 2021

Biodiversity Day – May 22, 2021

Biodiversity in simple words means the enormous variety of life on Earth. Biodiversity refers to every living thing, including plants, bacteria, animals, and humans. Scientists have estimated that there are around 8.7 million species of plants and animals in existence. However, only around 1.2 million 

A DAY AT THE LOCAL CITY FARM

A DAY AT THE LOCAL CITY FARM

On May 1st, our club went to reburfish a local city farm in the Hague, Stadsboerderij Molenweide. By planting some bushes, making a walkway under branches and adding a small wooden kitchen, we made a nice outdoor area for children to play. Of course, there 

Burn-out Awareness Webinar

Burn-out Awareness Webinar

On 19th April, we organized a burn-out awareness webinar, with the stress and burn-out coach Daniel Smit as a speaker.

We learned, for example, how important it is to recognize the exhaustion on an early stage. The longer time one is overloaded, the more severe the burn-out will be, and the longer time it will take to heal from it.

We also learned about the various signs of burn-out. These include the physical, mental emotional and behavioral signs.

It is important to recognize the above signs early and prevent a burn-out. Few ways to do so are:

  1. Change your job, if it makes you exhausted time and time again.
  2. Go for walks in the nature without your phone, be present and take deep breaths.
  3. Do sports and other kind of activities, which make you forget everything else.
  4. Meditate or do creative things, such as painting or playing an instrument. These things will make you focused and gives a calm state of mind.
  5. Communicate with your friends and family about how you feel.
Rotary Kijkduin – Rotaract Scheveningen discussion with Youth for Climate

Rotary Kijkduin – Rotaract Scheveningen discussion with Youth for Climate

On 30th of March, as part of Rotary Kijkduin’s march for Climate program, Rotaract Scheveningen and friends participated in a discussion with Youth For Climate; to discuss what can be done, what has been done and where we go from here. It is important to