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Conference 2016

Sharing research and experiences of volunteering

Researchers, policy makers and practitioners will meet in Nottingham at the 2017 Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference on 7-8th September.

Greenpeace protest against oil drilling. Photo: Wikimedia

35 Greenpeace activists released after a protest against oil drilling in the Arctic

The crew of the ship Arctic Sunrise were protesting against Norwegian government allowing oil licenses in violation of the Paris Agreement. 

European Solidarity Corps participants.

Young people committed to society

The European Solidarity Corps, a new European Union initiative, brings young people to build a more inclusive society, supporting vulnerable people and responding to societal challenges.

Nuclear weapon explosion. Photo: Wikimedia

Less nuclear weapons in 2017, but increasingly modern

SIPRI yearbook points out nine countries as the major nuclear weapon bearers.

Edeka customer buying with a biodegradable bag. Photo: FEEDitBAG

Shopping biodegradable bags transformed into food

Made from renewable resources and seeds (inside), this innovative method proposes to fight against pollution in Frankfurt.

The European Week of Sports was established in 2015 - Photo: Wikimedia

Europe supports sport

The European Week of Sport is an initiative to promote sport and physical activity through many activities organized across the continent.

TED  is the name of a Non-profit organization in the United States of America - Photo: TED

5 TED Talks for social technological awareness!

TED is a platform that hosts thousands of talks explaining many creative ideas. The present selection of talks explains brilliant ideas to build a better world through technology!

Displaced looking for hope. Photo: CEAR

A CEAR report sizes the number of people displaced around the world in 70 million

The fifteenth annual report "Refugees in Spain and Europe" calls for a Government Pact for the right to asylum.

The European programme is training a group of volunteers to improve the educational career of students aged 12 to 17 - Photo: Pixabay

Sapere Aude, mentoring for children and youth at risk

The European programme is training a group of volunteers to improve the educational career of students aged 12 to 17.

Image of the world. Image: Youtube

The Venus Project: how to make a sustainable global civilisation?

This organisation proposes a social change where poverty, debt, hunger, wan and environmental degradation are completely unacceptable.

Imagining the future. Photo: Pexels

Imagine All the People, a non-profit initiative to change the world

The Imagine All the People project is aiming a world living in peace without possessions, religions and countries to be achieved in 2222. 

This idea emerged thanks to Luis Duran, a tour guide from the Dominican Republic

Google Maps seeks collaboration to identify accessible places

Google Maps aims to identify physical places that are accessible to people with reduced mobility. For this it has opened a category in the contribution option on its maps.

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