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Newsletter

Wednesday, 04 October 2017 - No. 17
News & Interviews
Cristina Rigman, president of CEV.
Cristina Rigman: "The economic crisis and resulting austerity measures have changed considerably the landscape for volunteering in Europe"

The president of European Volunteer Centre talks about troubles and challenges of european volunteering on the occasion of 25th anniversary of CEV.

Sidi Si, at the center of the image. Photo: YAA
Sidi Si: “Young people in Senegal have taken a step forward to change things in our country”

Youth in Action Association is a non-profit established in the community of Kédougou, which works on projects relating to children, health and community development.

Third Sector Awards ceremony. Photo: TSA
Fareshare wins the Third Sector Awards 2017

The final decision was taken between 96 non-profit organisations represented in the 109 entries.

2017 Global NGO Technology Survey. Photo: Pixabay
Participate in the 2017 Global NGO Technology Survey!

The report, researched by the Nonprofit Tech For Good with the support of other international organisations, aims to gain a better understanding of how the NGOs use the internet.

Image from Third Sector Impact video.   Source: Third Sector Impact.
A report by countries studies the variables strengthening the non-profit sector

The study carried out by the platform Third Sector Impact provides a clearer understanding of this sector, its scope and its scale, by studying the existing and potential impacts, as well as the barriers it faces.

Activist theatre. Source: SPARK movement
The feminist and anti-racist movement SPARK searches for the participation of girls

The goal of SPARK is to ignite an anti-racist gender justice movement. This initiative was launched in the USA, but aims to reach out to girls from around the world.

Opinion
Volunteering policy in Europe

Volunteering supports social inclusion, solidarity, tolerance and needs to be better recognised as such by policymakers.

Is a world in peace possible?

In a world where the violence is everywhere, it’s important to be aware that peace is not a wish, but a construct that requires continued efforts from everyone.

Building trust, avoiding revenge

In a time when the world is balancing on a knife-edge, and the possibility of nuclear conflict appears to be more likely, it may seem that efforts to work towards peace are futile.  

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