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Syrian refugees, entitled to receive 1.000 scholarships in Argentina

The Argentine government and the USA-based non-profit Blue Rose Compass are going to grant 1.000 asylum-seekers over the next five years.

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The project Together4Energy has kicked off

This initiative is a European-wide project and one of its main goals is to foster a greater knowledge on the impact of energy poverty.

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Plastic straws usage becomes a public debate issue

Global movements around the world strive to educate the public about the consequences of single use plastic, highlighting its effects on our health, our environment and our oceans.

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The Scottish Charity Awards 2017, an event for charities and voluntary organisations

SCVO relaunches the hub for charitable organisations to be held in Edinburgh on 22 June. Non-profits can be nominated in eight different award categories.

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Which non-profit organisations work in the LGBTI field?

There are many different organisations around the world standing for human rights and fighting to recognise the LGBTI community.

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5 basic tips to foster internal participation in nonprofit organisations

Getting volunteers or members of your organisation to actively engage is one of the big challenges in nonprofit organisations. Here we provide some tips based on the experience of several organisations.

Samuel's question / Photo: Spanish State Council of the Roma People

The question asked by a 10-year-old that nobody can answer

Within the framework of the International Roma Day, the State Council of the Roma People launched a campaign involving Samuel and his question, pointing at the lacking presence of Roma people in schoolbooks.

Daniel Parcerisas, President of the Catalan Institute of America, in the middle. Photo: The Catalan Institute of America

Daniel Parcerisas: “Saint George’s Day wouldn’t happen in the USA without the help of volunteers”

The President of the Catalan Institute of America explains how this non-profit organization is dedicated to strengthening the bonds between Catalonia and the United States. 

BeSpecular app, lending eyes to the blind. Image: BeSpecular

BeSpecular, the app lending vision to the blind

The application takes a photo of what the visually impaired person needs to be helped with and attaches a voice message.  

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How Catalan volunteers celebrate Saint George’s Day around the world?

23 April is UNESCO World Book and Sant Jordi (Saint George’s Day), the love and literature day massively celebrated all over Catalonia. Many groups of Catalan people living abroad are organizing different non-profit activities.

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#CookForSyria, the campaign to increase awareness of plight of refugee children

The initiative was launched by the London based blogger Clerkenwell Boy and SUITCASE Magazine to raise money for UNICEF’s Syria Relief fund.  

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Amnesty International sees the risk of xenophobic speech against human rights as spreading

The international organisation has published its Annual Report for 2016/2017, with particular emphasis on hate speech, which it claims could give rise to fear and division.

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