Xavier Costa on the right side. Photo: Vols

Xavier Costa: “The existence of so many NGOs means that there are too many things that are not working”

The NGO Vols is a volunteering association for cooperation and solidarity with children and youth in developing countries. Their working scope is mainly education.

Nuclear weapon explosion. Photo: Wikimedia

Less nuclear weapons in 2017, but increasingly modern

SIPRI yearbook points out nine countries as the major nuclear weapon bearers.

The time has come!

That’s it. We’re there. Come August and many people and most organisations and associations take a break.

Edeka customer buying with a biodegradable bag. Photo: FEEDitBAG

Shopping biodegradable bags transformed into food

Made from renewable resources and seeds (inside), this innovative method proposes to fight against pollution in Frankfurt.

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.

Displaced looking for hope. Photo: CEAR

A CEAR report sizes the number of people displaced around the world in 70 million

The fifteenth annual report "Refugees in Spain and Europe" calls for a Government Pact for the right to asylum.

The European programme is training a group of volunteers to improve the educational career of students aged 12 to 17 - Photo: Pixabay

Sapere Aude, mentoring for children and youth at risk

The European programme is training a group of volunteers to improve the educational career of students aged 12 to 17.

Imagining the future. Photo: Pexels

Imagine All the People, a non-profit initiative to change the world

The Imagine All the People project is aiming a world living in peace without possessions, religions and countries to be achieved in 2222. 

Image of the world. Image: Youtube

The Venus Project: how to make a sustainable global civilisation?

This organisation proposes a social change where poverty, debt, hunger, wan and environmental degradation are completely unacceptable.

This idea emerged thanks to Luis Duran, a tour guide from the Dominican Republic

Google Maps seeks collaboration to identify accessible places

Google Maps aims to identify physical places that are accessible to people with reduced mobility. For this it has opened a category in the contribution option on its maps.

Kitchen from a restaurant. Photo: Pixabay

Non-profit restaurants in Barcelona put migrants work on the menu

They also help unemployed teenagers get a job.

European telecentre networks to meet in Barcelona

On 4th and 5th October European organizations promoting digital skills will meet in Barcelona at the ALL DIGITAL Summit 2017. Digital facilitators from Xarxa Punt TIC and Òmnia will also attend.

David Franquesa

David Franquesa: “eReuse aims to promote reusing and avoid premature recycling”

Electronic Reuse emerged to promote the circular economy. Through this digital community many electronic devices can be repaired to extend their useful life.

Highlights

TED  is the name of a Non-profit organization in the United States of America - Photo: TED

TED is a platform that hosts thousands of talks explaining many creative ideas. The present selection of talks explains brilliant ideas to build a better world through technology!