Activist theatre. Source: SPARK movement

The feminist and anti-racist movement SPARK searches for the participation of girls

The goal of SPARK is to ignite an anti-racist gender justice movement. This initiative was launched in the USA, but aims to reach out to girls from around the world.

Is a world in peace possible?

In a world where the violence is everywhere, it’s important to be aware that peace is not a wish, but a construct that requires continued efforts from everyone.

The European Week of Sports was established in 2015 - Photo: Wikimedia

Europe supports sport

The European Week of Sport is an initiative to promote sport and physical activity through many activities organized across the continent.

Elena Velasco, marketing and communication manager in Specialisterne. Photo: Specialisterne

Elena Velasco: "We would like to show that an organisation can be managed by people affected by Autism or Asperger syndrome"

Specialisterne is a company with a social purpose that collaborates with third sector entities to work with talented people with ASD.

Flooding in Southeast Asia. Photo: Wikimedia

NGOs evaluate flooding in India, Bangladesh and Nepal as the worst in recent decades

Monsoon rains have caused up to 1,200 deaths and the injury of thousands of people in Southeast Asia.

Building trust, avoiding revenge

In a time when the world is balancing on a knife-edge, and the possibility of nuclear conflict appears to be more likely, it may seem that efforts to work towards peace are futile.  

Hurricane shot. Photo: Wikimedia

Non-profits step forward on Harvey hurricane

Some organisations are giving support after the disaster by distributing food, water and other facilities to affected areas. 

Alphabet. Photo: Pixabay

Two translation NGOs merge to break down linguistic barriers

Translators Without Borders and The Rosetta Foundation, the leading NGOs in the field of translation worldwide, start an integration process while keeping independent spaces.  

Mikel Ayestaran workin in Sana'a (Yemen) - Image: Mikel Ayestaran

Mikel Ayestaran: "In Gaza, aid workers are like a caste and volunteering is dead!”

The journalist helps us to discover and understand Middle East, a region that is often talked about, but which is largely unknown to many.

Graphic material from the campaign. Photo: Miami Ad School Germany

UNICEF launches a campaign to report cyberbullying on social networks

In collaboration with the students of the Miami Ad School Germany, the campaign changes the logo of Facebook, Whatsapp and Twitter to raise awareness of this issue. 

Greenpeace protest against oil drilling. Photo: Wikimedia

35 Greenpeace activists released after a protest against oil drilling in the Arctic

The crew of the ship Arctic Sunrise were protesting against Norwegian government allowing oil licenses in violation of the Paris Agreement. 

5 easy ways we can stop Islamophobia together

In order to fight Islamophobia, it is important to understand where it comes from.

Manon Levrey, first European Solidarity Corps volunteer.

Manon Levrey: "I wanted to put into practice the skills I had gained during my master programme while supporting and contributing to the European project"

The IVY's (Interreg Volunteer Youth) first volunteer explains her experience as an Interreg Reporter. 

Highlights

The Government of Catalonia thus welcomes both non-governmental organisations and individuals who wish to partake in the observation of the referendum.

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