Interviews

Michael Wimmer.       Source: Educult.

Michael Wimmer: "The creativity is within the people and the job of the leader is to open a space for developing and realising creativity"

Michael Wimmer, executive, research & consultingtal of Educult, talks about the creativity in the third sector organizations.

Lejla Sehic Relic.      Source: Cistracun.net

Lejla Sehic Relic: "We are working in an environment where we need creativity to change and answer the demands of the community"

Lejla Sehic Relic, executive director of Volunteer Centre Osijektalks about the creativity and other relevant values in the third sector organisations.

Antonella Pasquini.    Source: Adrià Milan

Antonella Pasquini: "It is important to have an European framework of competences to look at and that can make out work in a common way"

Antonella Pasquini, supervisor and trainer of Lo Scrigno, talks about the leadership and entrepreneurial competences in the third sector organizations.

Monika Stickler.

Monika Stickler: "Leadership work is to understand the special needs of your organization and to connect these with the beneficiaries"

Monika Stickler, from Österreichische Rotes Kreuz, talks about the leadership and entrepreneurial competences in the third sector organizations.

Gethyn Williams.      Source: Evessio

Gethyn Williams: “We are often asked as leaders in third sector organizations to do a lot with a very little resources”

Gethyn Williams, director of Development and engagement of Contact, talks about the leadership and entrepreneurial competences in the third sector organizations.

Margherita Bacigalupo.

Margherita Bacigalupo: "The EntreComp Framework can help the third sector to pursue its own goals of creating social value for others"

Margherita Bacigalupo, research fellow at Joint Research Centre of European Commission, talks about the Entrepreneurship Competence Framework (EntreComp) and how non-profit organizations could benefit to it.

Sidi Si, at the center of the image. Photo: YAA

Sidi Si: “Young people in Senegal have taken a step forward to change things in our country”

Youth in Action Association is a non-profit established in the community of Kédougou, which works on projects relating to children, health and community development.

Cristina Rigman, president of CEV.

Cristina Rigman: "The economic crisis and resulting austerity measures have changed considerably the landscape for volunteering in Europe"

The president of European Volunteer Centre talks about troubles and challenges of european volunteering on the occasion of 25th anniversary of CEV.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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