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International NGOs took advantage of Giving Tuesday. Photo: Wikimedia

International NGOs raise money for Giving Tuesday

On 28th November, international cooperation and development NGOs celebrated Giving Tuesday and seeked support from citizens through the donation platform.

Kosice.   Source: Kosice State Theatre

Košice, 2019 European Volunteering Capital

The Slovak city has been chosen, ahead of the other two finalists, Augsburg in Germany and Cascais in Portugal.

Clock. Photo: Pixabay

Catalonia will be more in line with the European schedule thanks to the Timetable Reform Agreement

One of the goals of 2025 is to regain the two hours of time difference with the rest of the world.

Children & Nature.

Children&Nature Network: promoting the connection between children and nature

An international movement of organizations and associations aiming to reconnect children and nature. They are supported by the Children&Nature Network, co-founded by Richard Louv.

The "Vote 4 All" platform demands the right to universal suffrage for foreign nationals. Photo: Wikipedia

A platform for reclaiming the right to vote of foreign citizens is born

Organisations and collectives involved in the rights of migrants are promoting "Vote for All" with the aim of making a change in legislation in favour of this.

Homeless Commons main portal. Image: Arrels Foundation

Homeless Commons, the first image bank featuring those who have lived on the streets as its protagonists

The campaign launched by the Arrels Foundation and Arena Media aims to expose the “invisible reality” of homelessness. The image bank contains over 136 photographs.

Volunteers building houses. Photo: Hoby NYE, Flickr

Would you like to do a volunteering project as a way to start 2018?

International Volunteer Day is held each year on 5 December as a unique chance for organizations to celebrate and recognize volunteer’s efforts. 

Laia Bernués, territorial delegate of AFEV Barcelona. Photo: AFEV Barcelona

Laia Bernués: “The benefit of social mentoring is bidirectional”

The enTàndem project creates links between university volunteering and children at risk of social exclusion with the aim of encouraging children’s autonomy and self-esteem. 

The EUth Open Summit takes place on 7-8th December.  Source: Global Platforms

Youth eParticipation in Europe: The future is now!

This is the title of the EUth Open Summit which will take place in Berlin on 7-8th December.

Members of the Refugees Welcome platform. Photo: Refugees Welcome International (Facebook)

European platform 'Refugees Welcome' lands in Catalonia to build a welcoming culture

On Sunday 12th November, 27 representatives from 14 countries gathered to address the challenges faced by countries in the refugees networks.

Children, in the same way than adults and old people, have some rights that laws and public bodies need to guarantee.

Which non-profit organizations are working in the children’s rights protection?

The Convention on the Rights of the Child, which was approved in 1989 and confirmed by 195 countries, recognises and safeguards children’s rights all over the world. 

Alfred-Maurice de Zayas, independent expert from the UN. Photo: Wikipedia

UN expert on human rights asks Spanish Government to lift Catalan autonomy’s suspension

Alfred de Zayas has called on Spanish authorities to negotiate with Catalan leaders. He has criticised in his own words the retrogression in human rights protection after the measures taken. 

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