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Tuesday, 05 September 2017 - No. 16
News & Interviews
Mikel Ayestaran workin in Sana'a (Yemen) - Image: Mikel Ayestaran
Mikel Ayestaran: "In Gaza, aid workers are like a caste and volunteering is dead!”

The journalist helps us to discover and understand Middle East, a region that is often talked about, but which is largely unknown to many.

Elena Velasco, marketing and communication manager in Specialisterne. Photo: Specialisterne
Elena Velasco: "We would like to show that an organisation can be managed by people affected by Autism or Asperger syndrome"

Specialisterne is a company with a social purpose that collaborates with third sector entities to work with talented people with ASD.

Some of the winners from the 2016 edition. Photo: TSA
Meet the 2017 Third Sector Awards candidates!

The shortlist of charities has already been announced and tickets are available on the 21 September for an event to be held in London. 

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.

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.

Opinion
5 easy ways we can stop Islamophobia together

In order to fight Islamophobia, it is important to understand where it comes from.

A country seen from below: Catalonia’s contribution to the world

The country I’m talking of, with just over 7 million inhabitants, will hold a referendum to decide its future on the 1st of October this year, and in all likelihood, will offer its letter of presentation as a new State in Europe.

The importance of volunteering in refugee camps

Many of us, volunteers, have travelled to refugee camps, some of us more than once, but yet they still need more hands. How is this possible?

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