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10 Formentera pupils start training course for youth activity leaders

foto 2021 inici curs formacioTen unemployed islanders aged 16 to 29 have started an occupational training course that the Formentera Office of Entrepreneurship is hosting for aspiring youth activity leaders. The classes are subsidised by the training and employment division of the regional jobseekers' office.

On a visit yesterday, Ana Juan, President and Councillor of Entrepreneurship of the Consell de Formentera, welcomed participants and said she hoped that the course, part-training and part-employment, would be useful to them.

Now that the established quorum has been met, the course will offer participants a combination of theory-based learning in the morning and hands-on activities in various centres of the Consell de Formentera in the afternoon.

26 November 2021
Communications Office
Consell de Formentera

Christmas card workshop

The Formentera Office of Culture is pleased to report that from 5.00pm next Wednesday 1 December, Maria Vila will show children at the Reading Spot (Punt de Lectura) of Sant Ferran's Espai Cultural how to make Christmas cards with watercolour paints and special lettering.

Participants aged three to ten will learn the basics of modern calligraphy, make Christmas-themed illustrations and turn pieces of cardboard into one-of-a-kind postcards.

26 November 2021
Communications Office
Consell de Formentera

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Formentera hosts awareness activities for International Day of Persons with Functional Diversity

The Formentera Office of Social Welfare (Conselleria de Benestar Social/CBS) is pleased to report that for International Day of Persons with Functional Diversity, 3 December, an assortment of activities will take place starting this weekend at the municipal football field and ending 3 December with a charity walk.

The activities are organised by the Association of People with Special Needs of Eivissa-Formentera (Apneef); the Association ofFibromyalgiaand Fatigue SyndromeChronicof Eivissa-Formentera (AFFAC) and the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC), and benefit from the support of the Consell de Formentera.

Councillor of Social Welfare Rafa Ramírez praised the work of these associations that work "to improve the social integration of people with functional diversity" and underscored the importance of agitating for the rights of functionally diverse individuals. The councillor stressed that "the support of the administration is decisive in achieving this goal" and encouraged the people of Formentera to participate in the awareness-building activities.

Activities scheduled in the days ahead, in chronological order:

12 noon, Sunday 28 November | Municipal football field
People with functional diversity get in free to the match between SD Formentera and Cerdanyola del Vallès CF, plus, there will be an inclusive reading at the start of the match.

29 November to 2 December | Ràdio Illa 107.9. www.radioillaformentera.cat 
Experts in integration, diversity and people with disabilities feature in a segment called 'Diversely Skilled'.

5.00pm, Thursday 2 December | Punt de Lectura, Espai Cultural de Sant Ferran
Núria Font and Amaya Fernández host a story-time called 'El cazo de Lorenzo'. Limited capacity. For children 2-3 years old and up.

6.30pm, Thursday 2 December | Casal de Joves
Programme for International Day of People with Functional Diversity.
Screening of the short film Bla Bla Bla Bla (4 min, 2015)
Director and producer: Alexis Morante.
Screening of the film Wonder (2017)
Director: Stephe*6n Chbosky.
Closing talk with young people.

11.00am, Friday 3 December | Jardí de ses Eres
On International Day of Persons with Functional Diversity, a charity walk (departure: Jardí de ses Eres) and reading of the manifesto. 

26 November 2021
Communications Office
Consell de Formentera

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