For most of us the post-AGM depression has arrived. Our Belgian delegation of 30+ ESNers attended AGM Germany 2017 (20-24 April) in Berlin. One of the most important decisions is that the network elected the new International Board. Tim Bastiaens will be the new Treasurer of ESN International. We can't wait to see you all again in Mons for BNP III, where we will elect the new National Board and Coordinators of ESN Belgium.
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We present to you the newly elected board of ESN international.
President: João Pinto (ESN Portugal) Vice-President: TIjana Stojanović (ESN Serbia) Treasurer: Tim Bastiaens (ESN Belgium) Communication Manager: Kacper Olczyk (ESN Poland) WPA: Jeroen van Lent (ESN Sweden)
THE COMMITTEES ARE RECRUITING!
Four of the five International Committees are recruiting: IT Committee, International Committee for Education, Communication Committee and Finance Committee. Look up their Facebookpages for more information our contact the Belgian ESNers who are already members of these Committees. Apply until the 5th of May!
WHAT HAPPENED WITHIN OUR NETWORK
AGM GERMANY 2017
We want to thank our Belgian Delegation for this amazing week! Besides the plenaries and voting, we enjoyed the Flag Parade, the EuroDinner and the Gala Evening.
AGM GERMANY 2017: TIM BASTIAENS
Congratulations to Tim! We wish him the best of luck for the upcoming year.
AGM GERMANY 2017: STAR AWARDS
Congratulations to ESN Louvain-la-Neuve! They won the ESNshowcaseSTAR with their best practice Bedding Kits!
Also big thumbs up for ESN VUB EhB Brussels! They received the second place with the Alumni Awards, the best actions/ideas to transfer best practices & knowledge from Alumni to active ESNers/sections.
The Business & Finance Conference is a meeting between the National Treasurers, National Partnership Managers, ESNcard team and FICO members. It took place in Brussels at the end of March. On the left of the picture you can see our Partnership Manager Hermeline Piron at a FICO session, hosted by the FICO Vice-Chair for Audit Tim Bastiaens. Also Maarten Schilders (FICO member) was present.
Right after AGM (27-28 April), Aude, Arnaud and Kelly were attending the Western European HousErasmus+ Conference in Paris. The participants coming from Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, the UK and the Netherlands met with Higher Education Institutions, student organisations and housing providers to discuss the international housing issue.
NEXT UP: BNP III MONS
On the 1st and 2nd of July we will have our last Big National Platform of the academic year. This time it will take place in Mons! Think about which 2 (or more) ESN representatives of your section you will send. You have two spots for sure, more are possible if there are spots over. Make sure you register everybody in advance. Who will you nominate to attend our Oscar NP?
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