Beth Calverley and Yang Yu are part of the Neighbourly team / Photograph: Neighbourly

Beth Calverley: "There’s no better feeling than being part of the positive changes that are being achieved all around us"

Neighbourly is a social network that connects charities and community projects with local businesses and individuals in the United Kingdom. We talked with Beth Calverley about her experience as part of this organisation.

The most exciting project in your life

Which has been the most exciting project in your life? Roger Buch brings us a game for the International Volunteer Day. Want to play?

Almost everyone has access to a mobile device. This allows to use many tools  / Photograph: Freephotocc, Pixabay

5 free apps to manage your organisation’s tasks

Non-profit organisations need to manage their daily tasks. With these free tools you can delegate tasks and organise yourselves better. 

Lorenza Raponi, member of Gruppo Eventi.

Lorenza Raponi: "Many people who have received support want to give back to others what they received"

Gruppo Eventi is an Italian organisation which helps, supports and informs people who are grieving after the loss of a loved one. The treasurer and responsible for the online activities talked with us about the association.

Giving the third sector the visibility it deserves

The issue of improving visibility of the third sector emerges as key demand and challenge, requiring a variety of stakeholders to work together to shine a light on the distinctive impact and contribution of citizen action in Europe.

Child Labor Free banner

A new label to identify child labour free clothing

Child Labor Free wants to make sure that big fashion brands and their suppliers do not work with children along the production chain.

Present challenges of the voluntary sector in Europe

Volonteurope held its 25th Annual Conference in Nantes, focusing on the theme of “Apathy or Action: Young Europeans Take a Stand”.

Challenges for the reintegration of former combatants in Colombia

At the threshold of the implementation of the Colombian peace agreement between the Government and the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) after a 50-year long armed conflict, the future of the country is full of hope, but also of uncertainty.

1st International Conference on childhood, poverty and educational success: social and educational networking

1st International Conference on childhood, poverty and educational success: social and educational networking

On 19 and 20 December CaixaForum in Madrid will be hosting the Conference.

Jesús Carrión, an activist from RETS and the coordinator of the Col·lectiu Ronda / Photograph: Suport Associatiu

Jesús Carrión: “As long as transnational corporations continue to violate human rights, they really cannot talk of CSR”

Jesús Carrión, an activist from RETS and the coordinator of the Col·lectiu Ronda, defends the need to establish international treaties that force corporations to respect these rights.

Local Trust team with the N for Nonprofit

Sonia Bussu & Jessica Wenban-Smith: "Big Local is about bringing together all the local talent, ambition, skills and energy"

What is Big Local and how does it work? Two members of the Local Trust team help us better understand this programme.

World Youth Conference

Mexico 2016: Volunteering for Social Change

The World Volunteer Conference 2016 will take place in Mexico City from 7 to 10 November.

A safe kitchen where a new culture of participation is cooking

Scouting in Catalonia has a history of active participation in social movements and turning points in the 20th century, a certain flair for activism. But is that so? Has Scouting as an organisation always been there, pushing?

Highlights

Supporters of the campaign

The campaign “Casa nostra, casa vostra” (Our home is your home) aims at encouraging Catalan institutions to take action in light of the migration crisis.