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Technology and organizations: what are the global trends?

North American organization Nonprofit Tech fo Good has released its annual report regarding NGOs and the use of technology and social networks in a global scale. 

Amazigh protest in Vic. Ouafaa Aouattah

The Amazigh-Catalan dictionary is here to stay

The Catalan PEN has recently launched an online Amazigh-Catalan-Amazigh dictionary with the help of the Catalan Administrative Office of Linguistic Policies.

Workshop of virtual volunteering.   Source: E-volunteering / E-wolontariat & TuDu (Flickr)

Virtual volunteering, an easy and effective way of collaborating with nonprofit organizations

Volunteering is possible even when we don’t have much time or we find it difficult to physically go to an organization. How? Thanks to technology, the Internet and collaborative tools that make virtual volunteering possible.

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Spanish organization Fundación Internacional de Derechos Humanos denounces H&M racist ad

The Spanish non-governmental organization Fundación Internacional de Derechos Humanos urged the Swedish company H&M  to give some explanations on the reasons they had to use a racist advertisement.

Euroasia' participants in Puck, (Poland).     Source: Europak - Eurosea

Barcelona to host European Sea Scouting Seminar

The 14th edition of the European Sea Scouting Seminar (Eurosea) will take place in Barcelona from 5th to 9th September 2018, hosted by the Catalan Scouts and Guides Federation.

Spain leads the ranking of infections in Europe.   Source: Pixabay

Barcelona opens Europe’s first centre specializing in the HIV preventive pill

PrEP has proven to be effective in reducing new HIV infections and has been approved by the European Medicines Agency, but is not yet regularized in Spain.

European Union survey. Source: Marketing Directo

Consultation launched for the EU to legislate on the digital economy

The consultation encourages the participation of non-profit organisations.

Siria App.

Siria, the app to raise awareness on inequalities

Thousands of people who have suffered serious inequalities need to tell their stories and make themselves heard. With this App, many will be able to show sympathy with those suffering from inequalities.

Baby in the promotional video. Image: He For She

UN Women launches a video denouncing gender stereotypes

The HeForShe campaign wants to end gender inequalities and invites everyone to have their voice heard.

Doctors Without Borders staff distribute take-home kits for Ebola survivors. Photo: Morgana Wingard, Flickr

Doctors Without Borders launches a travelling site for humanitarian aid

The website's aim is to raise awareness among citizens and collect donations to send them to disadvantaged countries where they help to develop their projects.

Food waste. Photo: U.S Department of Agriculture, Flickr

Technology to fight the food waste at affordable prices

weSAVEeat brings shops and users together in order to sell the surplus of the day at cheaper prices.

A mother and her son looking for a better future. Photo: CAFOD Photo Library, Flickr

Amnesty International says Europe is complicit in abuse of refugees in Libya

The international human rights organisation denounces European governments as supportive of exploitation and smuggling of refugees in Libya.