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Newsletter

Monday, 06 November 2017 - No. 18
News & Interviews
Gethyn Williams.      Source: Evessio
Gethyn Williams: “We are often asked as leaders in third sector organizations to do a lot with a very little resources”

Gethyn Williams, director of Development and engagement of Contact, talks about the leadership and entrepreneurial competences in the third sector organizations.

Alfred-Maurice de Zayas, independent expert from the UN. Photo: Wikipedia
UN expert on human rights asks Spanish Government to lift Catalan autonomy’s suspension

Alfred de Zayas has called on Spanish authorities to negotiate with Catalan leaders. He has criticised in his own words the retrogression in human rights protection after the measures taken. 

The report's cover.   Source: Wirtschafts Universität de Viena
Which are the challenges and opportunities for the Third Sector in Europe?

The Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien has published a report explaining the current state of the Third Sector in European territory.

Newspapers. Photo: Wikimedia
"Buone Notizie", a media in Italy that will act as mouthpiece for volunteerism and non-profits

The publication will be a supplement to the daily "Corriere della Sera", and intends to broadcast news related to solidarity-based economic and social issues.

Margherita Bacigalupo.
Margherita Bacigalupo: "The EntreComp Framework can help the third sector to pursue its own goals of creating social value for others"

Margherita Bacigalupo, research fellow at Joint Research Centre of European Commission, talks about the Entrepreneurship Competence Framework (EntreComp) and how non-profit organizations could benefit to it.

Farmer. Photo: Pixabay
Survival International's report warns of abuses against indigenous communities in the Congo

The document points out more than 200 cases of human rights violations since 1989. It also criticises the role of large conservation NGOs on-site.

Opinion
October 17th: Nothing to celebrate

Every year, since 1993, the United Nations calls on us to celebrate the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on October 17th. Nonprofit organizations must continue our work so that one day, sooner than later, we can say that on October 17th there is nothing to celebrate.

Non-profit organisation assessment and the collectivisation of knowledge

Generating knowledge based on assessing the direct actions of an organisation will allow it to gain capacity in terms of its actions and influence, and move forwards from a limited scope of action to a broader field.

Leaving no one behind

We maintain that any goal to eradicate poverty must first and foremost be based on a radical change of approach and be inspired by the intelligence and resistance of people who have been excluded.

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