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The Petra Camp, where Anna and the team from DSR were providing basic dental care / Photograph: DSR

From Lesvos to Petra, changes without solutions

Olga Margalef was in Lesvos when scores of refugees were arriving. Anna Sorio visited Petra, after the makeshift camps were being dismantled and the official military camps set up. What has changed?

Ideas to improve visual communication / Photograph: Pexels

10 ideas to improve visual communication

Graphs, infographics, flyers or tag clouds can help non-profit organizations get their message across more clearly.

NCVO campaigns conference

Discussing new opportunities and challenges of volunteering

Researchers, policy makers and practitioners will meet in Nottingham at the 2016 Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference on 8-9th September.

Charity shops, supporting social projects in the UK

Second-hand objects and volunteering help spaces that revert all their earning to support charitable causes.

We do not have to “reinvent the wheel” each time a project starts. / Photograph: Tama66, Pixabay

5 knowledge management initiatives that could be useful for your organization

Knowledge management means making use of individuals' knowledge so that it can be deployed in organizational learning. These are five initiatives that have been useful over CODESPA’s years of experience in managing knowledge.

Refugee.tv team and logo

Refugee.tv: an act of empowerment

Refugee.tv is an online platform launched by an Austrian moviemaker with the support of asylum seekers who wish to explain their personal stories. Thanks to several crowdfunding campaigns, this TV channel provides them with the opportunity to continue with their professional career.

Refugee Camp - Font: Pixabay

Analysis of the refugee situation in the world in 2016

The figure of displaced people is now more than 60 million. Syria, Afghanistan or Somalia are some of the countries these people are fleeing. We will examine this humanitarian crisis to try to understand what is happening.

The title of Solomon originates from the main character of the book "The Elephant's Journey" by the Portuguese author Jose Saramago / Photograph: Solomon

Solomon, the Greek magazine giving a voice to refugees

The publication aims at contributing to integrate newcomers into society. 

Sustainability

Sustainable initiatives in Europe during the European Sustainable Development Week

From 30th May to 5th June 2016 Europeans can give visibility to the real activities, projects and events that are leading Europe towards sustainable development and are helping to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Frame of "Change your shoes" campaign video / Labour Behind The Label

Are your shoes ethical and sustainable? Change your shoes!

Organisations from around Europe and Asia are pushing forward a campaign to fight human and labour rights abuses in the shoe industry and to demand transparency and changes in EU regulations.

NEET U

Fighting youth exclusion through social innovation

NEET U, a project funded by the Erasmus+ programme, aims to change Not in Employment, Education or Training (NEET) situations by re-activating experienced seniors.

European flag / Photograph: Rock Cohen, Flickr

What must we know about European projects

What do you need to consider before participating in European calls? Here you have six very basic tips.

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