Programme 2015

Development Cooperation Week is held this year 26.10.-1.11.

Please note that the programme may still change. If you want to be part of the organizing team, please contact the coordinator Sinituuli Suominen:

Monday 26.10.

  • 10.30-14 NGO Market: NGOs present themselves. Attending for example Unicef, Taksvärkki, Eettisen kaupan puolesta ry, Amnesty, SOS-Lapsikylä, African Care, Plan, Changemaker, Akateeminen eläinoikeusseura, TYY's Development Cooperation Wing and Environmental Wing. (Educarium lobby, suitable for all!)
  • At 8-16 Anglica ry is collecting clothing for Asylum seekers in Koskenniemenkatu 4, Kaffila. (downstairs of Signum). Most needed are mens' shoes and winter clothing. 
  • 12 Opening speech: Ville Niinistö, Member of the Parliament (in Finnish)
  • 14 Panel on development issues: Who will save the world? (in Finnish). Attending Saara-Sofia Sirén, Karoliina Tikka from Plan, Kristiina Kumpula from Finnish Red Cross ►Facebook event

Tuesday 27.10.

  • 11 Inequality Coffee: Each participant will get a ticket that might win a delicious piece of cake and coffee - or just a glass of water (suitable for all!) ► Link to sign up opens on 23 October at 12
  • 15.45 Exchange Info: Maailmanvaihto ry ( ICYE: International Cultural Youth Exchange) tells about internship opportunities abroad, Rekry (Academic recruiting services), explains the significance of international experiences in labour market  (in Finnish) In ls 6, Turku School of Economics. ► Facebook event
  • Development Cooperation lunch. Part of the income goes to development cooperation.
  • 19 Fairtrade wine tasting organised by Korkkivika, CIA and Eettisen kaupan puolesta (suitable for all!) in TYY's Sauna. Sign up link.

Wednesday 28.10.

  • 13-15 Pop-up restaurant organised by ISTU, Amnesty Asylum game in which students can empathize with the role of an asylum seeker (Sirkkala lobby) (suitable for all!) ► Event on Facebook
  • Sitz party organised by Meksiko-group and Mañana (suitable for all!) ► Facebook event
  • 19 Movie night: "Leaving Africa" at Logomo in collaboration with the Kinokopla (suitable for all!) ► Facebook event
  • Development Cooperation themed party with the ESN Uni Turku in Vegas (suitable for all!)

Thursday 29.10.

  • Red Cross Info in Tauno-Nurmela lecture hall (in Finnish) ► Facebook event

  • 14: Attac's Tax haven work shop (Proffan kellari, Big cabinet) ►Facebook event

Friday 30.10.

  • Leaving to Helsinki at 9.00 in front of the TYY's office. Excursion to Helsinki (in Finnish)

Preliminary timetable:

  • 11:30 Visit to Amnesty
  • 14 visit to the Foreign Ministry
  • Party

In addition

Photo exhibitions, #haluanmaailman (I want the world) campaign, and much much more!