The news site provides information on events organised by or related to the goals of BTA as well as information on upcoming dates for seminars, workshops, meetings of the general assembly and other things of importance with respect to the work of the organisation.
Egyptian Food, Music and Dance
On Sunday, May 15, 2011 from 17:00 to 22:00 at Drabanten (view location on a map: Bangårdsgatan 13, Uppsala), BTA hosted an event with traditional Egyptian food, music, and dance.
The BTA Annual Report for the period 2009-2010 has been published and is available for download from this site.
The next meeting of the BTA Book Club will take place on June 5 at 16:00 to discuss the book Daughter of Dust by Wendy Wallace. If you are interested in joining, please send an email to email@example.com.
The first newsletter in 2010 has been published and, among other things, presents the advances in the organisation's projects and invites you to propose candidates for the upcoming election of the Executive Committee.
BTA Seminar: The role of women in the peace process in Sudan
Title: The role of women in the peace process in Sudan
Date and Venue:
Thursday, May 27, 2010
Mrs. Asha Elkarib
Chairperson of SORD (Sudanese Organization for Research and Development)
BTA Seminar: Abandoned children- How can we help?
Title: Abandoned children- How can we help?
One of the main objectives of BTA is to work with children in general and the project "Abandoned children in Sudan-How can we help?" is specifically directed towards helping orphaned children. The situation of the children and the plans for how BTA can help will be presented and discussed by Dr Adila Elobeid.
19:00 – Welcome (Arwa Mustafa/Rikard Landberg)
19:10 – Tackling the problem of abandoned children in Khartoum state : The experience of the ministry of social and cultural affairs (Saud Abd Alaal El Tahir)
19:40 – Coffee Break
20:00 – Bridge to Africa project : Abandoned children in Sudan-How can we help? (Adila Elobeid)
20.15 – Discussion led by Arwa Mustafa/Rikard Landberg
21:00 – Closure
BTA Seminar: Tree-planting: the way to maintain a safe environment f0r future generations in Africa?
Title: Tree-planting: the way to maintain a safe environment for future generations in Africa?
Date and Venue: March 11, 2010, 19:00-21:00, S:t Persgatan 22, Uppsala (click here for a map)
Dr Pia Barklund, Researcher at the Department of Forest Mycology and Pathology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Uppsala, Sweden)
Dr Asha Yahya, Project leader of “Tree planting in order to maintain a safe environment for future generations in Africa", BTA (Uppsala, Sweden).
19:00 – Welcome (Rikard Landberg)
19:10 – Sustainable tree cultivation in Africa - Pitfalls and posibilites (Pia Barklund)
19:40 – Coffee Break
20:00 – Bridge to Africa project : Where to go? (Asha Yayha)
20.15 – Discussion led by Rikard Landberg
21:00 – Closure
Saturday, Nov 28 from 18:00 to 22:00, BTA invites you to a Cultural Evening with live music, dance, and food from Zimbabwe. The cultural event will take place at Kors Kyrkan (Väktargatan 20) in Uppsala. Tickets (adults: SEK 150, children under 12 years: SEK 50, children under 5 years: free of charge) will be sold at the entrance.
The general assembly will be held October 27, 2009 from 19:00-21:00 at ABF (Bredgränd 14, Uppsala, click here to view the location on a map). All members are invited to attend the meeting and to vote on the Annual Report and the amendments to the constitution. If you cannot attend the meeting, please do not forget to email your votes to the secretary.
The third issue of the BTA Newsletter has been published. Please click here to access the Newsletter Archive.
Alache Ode from the UK-based organisation Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) gave a seminar entitled "How to become an attractive and strong organisation" within a BTA workshop held at ABF (Bredgränd 14, Uppsala) on Friday, May 1, 2009, from 12:30-18:00. The schedule for this past event is available for download as PDF. Pictures from this event are on display on the photos page.
In order to raise funds to support its activities, BTA performed a "garage sale" on Vaksalatorg in Uppsala on Saturday, May 30, 2009.
Pictures from the event are available on the Photos page.
Bridge to Africa is proud to present the second issue of its quarterly BTA Newsletter with information on some of the recent activities as well as upcoming events of the organisation. The newlsetter now comes in a fresh look. Please check out the Newsletter Archive for the latest and past issues of the BTA Newsletter.