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European Solidarity Corps / Image: ESC Facebook page

Opportunities for young people to volunteer in the European Solidarity Corps

More than 24,000 youngsters have already registered online to be part of a solidarity-related project.

European Volunteering Capital 2019 / Photo: CEV

Will your city be the next European Volunteering Capital?

CEV calls for applications for the European Volunteering Capital Competition 2019.

Cohousing. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Cohousing around the world: from Denmark to Catalonia

The global movement of collective housing is a model based on communities of individuals living together in a cooperative way. 

Frame from the #GirlsCount video. Image: Youtube

#GirlsCount Campaign is looking for 130 million voices for the education of girls

130 million girls won’t go to school today. Not because they do not want to, but because they do not have the opportunity. The campaign seeks to sound an alarm, urging all state governments to mobilize resources to get all girls to attend school.

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5 best practices for nonprofit organisations on the social media

Many nonprofit organisations are on the social media and use new tools and strategies to improve communication. Live streaming of Catalan human towers on Facebook Live, hashtags that become a trending topic… here we bring to you just a few of them!

Benjamin Mathes, CEO of Urban Confessional. Image: Urban Confessional

The Free Listening Day: volunteers listening to people’s problems

Urban Confessional organises an event to be hosted in cities around the US and abroad. At the moment they already have 2000 US-based volunteers.

Malmö University organised the NIEM First National Coalition Meeting (March 2017) / Photo: NIEM

Monitoring the reception of refugees to improve European integration policies

The NIEM project aims to improve the integration outcomes of beneficiaries of international protection.

Eritrean woman. Photo: Gabriele François Casin, MSF

Doctors Without Borders reports that Eritrean refugees are dying en route to Europe

The humanitarian organisation has claimed that the EU collaborates with the government of Eritrea and other countries to stop them from reaching Europe.

Digital volunteering can be made from home. Photo: Pexels

5 platforms for worldwide digital volunteering

Online volunteering puts NGOs and communities in contact to carry out tasks thanks to one vital tool: an internet connection.

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Tapper-app against food waste now launched in Catalonia

It has been created by an association from Cornellà de Llobregat and its main purpose is to reduce food waste and promote the utilisation of daily surplus generated by small businesses and restaurants.

How to find volunteers on the social media? / Photo: Pixabay

How to find and encourage volunteers through social media

For nonprofit organisations, social media can be a space to catch citizens’ attention, connect with the social bases and build up a community. Here we offer you some key elements to secure the commitment from volunteers, using the social media.

Play stone / Photo: Geralt, Pixabay

CEV Conference to develop European volunteering strategies

The Capacity Building Conference will take place on 6-7 April 2017 in London at the City Hall.

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