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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.

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.

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.

The referendum in Catalonia takes part on 1 October.

Self-Determination Referendum of Catalonia calls for International Monitoring

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

A global day of secret Gigs.   Source: Amnesty International

Give a Home, global music in favour of refugees

Musicians, refugees and communities are coming together to recognise the things that unite them.

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.  

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. 

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. 

Some of the winners from the 2016 edition. Photo: TSA

Meet the 2017 Third Sector Awards candidates!

The shortlist of charities has already been announced and tickets are available on the 21 September for an event to be held in London. 

Conference 2016

Sharing research and experiences of volunteering

Researchers, policy makers and practitioners will meet in Nottingham at the 2017 Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference on 7-8th September.

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. 

European Solidarity Corps participants.

Young people committed to society

The European Solidarity Corps, a new European Union initiative, brings young people to build a more inclusive society, supporting vulnerable people and responding to societal challenges.

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