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Refugees using different tech devices. Photo: Techfugees

Techfugees, empowering the displaced with technology

Smartphones and technology have changed how people respond to large humanitarian crisis. The aim of the project is giving response to the needs of refugees.

EYA 2016 award ceremony - Photo: European Youth Award

European Competition called for digital creativity to improve society

The European Youth Award (EYA) focuses on young entrepreneurs creating digital projects that bring improvements to society. The deadline for applications ends of 15th July.

Wind Turbine. Photo: Pixabay

What wind energy cooperatives are there in the world?

“Live from the Air in the Sky” is a pioneering Catalan initiative developed by EOLPOP to build a wind turbine cooperative.

Myth Project, Innovative Techniques for reaching out to migrant youth - Photo: ABD

MYth Project to establish a European network to accompany young migrants

From 26 to 30 June, Barcelona hosted a training session on participatory art for young migrants and refugees, as well as social educators working with the youths. This was part of the European MYth Project.

Event photo. Photo: Pixabay

How can you publicise and share your NGO events?

The organisation of activities, workshops, conferences, courses or seminars is a common everyday task for non-profit organisations. We can tell you about a few tricks to maximise your performance using the tools provided by the internet.

Image of an empty billboard

How to make posters and advertising for your organisation!

Advertising has changed hugely with the new tools and social media. Here we give some advice to make a poster using different digital formats.

Women standing for the campaign. Photo: Twitter

Iranian women campaign against the obligatory wearing of headscarves

#WhiteWesdnesdays is a social media initiative launched by the activist Masih Alinejad aiming to empower women and giving them a voice. 

The 30th Aplec Internacional gathering will be held in the city of Ostrava

Ostrava’s big folk festival

Catalan and Czech folk culture will join hands at the 30th Aplec Internacional gathering to be held in the city of Ostrava from 30 June to 2 July 2017.

Winners of the Scottish Charity Awards 2017. Photo: SCVO

Meet the winners of the Scottish Charity Awards 2017!

Charities and individuals from across Scotland were together in Edinburgh on 22 June being nominated in eight different award categories, plus the People’s Choice Award.

Children and nature

Contact with nature creates custodians of planet Earth

Nature is a source of learning and creativity, personal development, and freedom. It is pacifying and restoring; a recipe for health and wellbeing…

Refugees sinking in the Mediterranean Sea. Photo: Vimeo

#WithRefugees campaign stands for families that flee their homes

The petition was launched in 2016 and for the World Refugee Day 2017 it has already reached more than 1.5 million pledges. 

Refugees

A better understanding on refugees and other related concepts

Commonly, misunderstandings start when it comes to defining what a refugee is. Taking into account the definitions made by the UN Refugee Agency, here we try to clarify the different concepts. 

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