UNESCO Global Forum against racism and discrimination in Sao Paulo

Xueli was invited to speak at the UNESCO Global Forum against racism and discrimination in Sâo Paulo in Brazil (December 2023). Together with Brazilian Associations for persons with albinism and the Netherlands Consul-General, we or ganised a Master Class on the obstacles persons with albinism in Brazil face and how to overcome them. We discussed discrimination […]

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International Albinism Awareness Day 13 June 2023

On 13 June 2023, we celebrated International Albinism Awareness Day in Geneva, in partnership with Muluka-Anne Miti-Drummond, the UN Independent Expert on Albinism, and Antoine Gliksohn, Director of the Global Albinism Alliance. This years’s theme was “Inclusion is Strength” to emphasize the importance of including persons with albinism in education, work, sports etc. across the […]

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Donation from YourGift Cards

Our foundation received a generous gift of € 6,500 from YourGift Cards (NL). Toon Dooijeweerd, the CEO of the company handed the cheque to our chairperson, Xueli Abbing. With this donation YourGift directly contributes to the goal of the foundation to fight discrimination and be more inclusive. Moreover, YourGift Cards listed The Open Eyes Foundation […]

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Meeting and Podcast with National Coordinator Discrimination and Racism

At the meeting with Rabin Baldewsingh, National Coordinator Discrimination and Racism, it was agreed to collaborate on related topics of interest for young people. Xueli Abbing was also invited to join the podcast series of the NCDR. Please listen to their talk about education, inclusion and representation : https://podcasts.apple.com/nl/podcast/mensen-met-een-beperking-zijn-niet-vertegenwoordigd/id1666919650?i=1000605140260 […]

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UNESCO Master Class against racism and discrimination – 21 March 2023 – Paris

Xueli was invited to participate in the UNESCO Master Class against racism and discrimination in Paris. The Master Class was attended by over 1000 young people from 25 different countries. She was involved in the fireside chat with Sanele Xaba and did the closing remarks. “Change starts with each and everyone of us. We all have a role […]

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