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Mayyar Skhaita, asylum seeker and amin character of 'S'ha de fer'

How can we help the refugees?

Amnesty International Catalonia launches Welcome Communities –Comunitats Acollidores, a miniseries that gives real examples of refugees who have started a good new life with the active help of locals.

‘Castellers del Poblesec’: a second family for migrants and expats

They exist since 1999 and they are a good example of integrating association, especially for migrants and expats.

Turtle tangled in a plastic bag. Green Peace.

Single-use plastics won't be a choice in 2030's Europe

A European law is going to ban single-use plastics with the aim to have 55% of recycled or reusable packing by 2030.

The 12th European Congress for Mental Health in Intellectual Disability

The 12th European Congress for Mental Health in Intellectual Disability will be in Barcelona

The European Association for Mental Health in Intellectual Disability (EAMHID) chooses Barcelona as host city for a Congress that will take place from the 23rd to the 25th of May in 2019.

Catalan traditional folk culture in Manresa.   Source: Aplec International Adifolk.

The International Adifolk gathering arrives in Washington

This yearly gathering is an expression of Catalan folk culture around Europe, and also the USA this 2018.

This web application makes it possible to check, visualize and export updated macroeconomic data on countries’ debt.  Source: ODG

'DebtHub' allows accessing data on how development is funded

This web application makes it possible to check, visualize and export updated macroeconomic data on countries’ debt.

Peacebuilding

Engaging armed groups to achieve peace: can empathy do any good?

Conciliation Resources and ceia have collaborated to produce a guide on the role of empathy while dealing with armed groups and conflict solving.

School of Nature brings local community closer to their unique natural heritage.  Source: CMIA Viana do Castelo

The School of Nature wins the European Citizens' Award

This educational project brings local community closer to their unique natural heritage through field activities and teachers' trainings.

Instagram for Nonprofits

6 #InstaAwesome tricks for nonprofits

Instagram is the new Facebook, the new hype. Social networks change and substitute each other fastly, so everyone has to adapt, nonprofits, NGOs and associations included.

Circular economy.

7 European projects on the reuse of materials for social benefit

Circular economy supports managing resources more sustainably. Extending the life of products and recycling are just two proposals to achieve this.

Nigerian girls and women abducted by Boko Haram

AI blames the Nigerian Army for human rights violations against civilians fleeing Boko Haram

Amnesty International denounces that the 276 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in Chibok on 2014 have been sexually abused by their ‘ rescuers’, mainly soldiers from the Nigerian Army. Last March, 110 more schoolgirls were abducted .

EWWR Awards.

The EWWR Awards recognise projects committed to waste reduction

The winners were revealed in the EWWR Awards Ceremony which took place on 22 May in Brussels.

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