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Tuesday, 05 December 2017 - No. 19
News & Interviews
Volunteers building houses. Photo: Hoby NYE, Flickr
Would you like to do a volunteering project as a way to start 2018?

International Volunteer Day is held each year on 5 December as a unique chance for organizations to celebrate and recognize volunteer’s efforts. 

Children, in the same way than adults and old people, have some rights that laws and public bodies need to guarantee.
Which non-profit organizations are working in the children’s rights protection?

The Convention on the Rights of the Child, which was approved in 1989 and confirmed by 195 countries, recognises and safeguards children’s rights all over the world. 

The EUth Open Summit takes place on 7-8th December.  Source: Global Platforms
Youth eParticipation in Europe: The future is now!

This is the title of the EUth Open Summit which will take place in Berlin on 7-8th December.

One of the pictures of the book.  Source: Els Altres Cent.
The Other Hundred, absent from the media

A book explains the stories of a hundred people who deserve recognition.

Antonella Pasquini.    Source: Adrià Milan
Antonella Pasquini: "It is important to have an European framework of competences to look at and that can make out work in a common way"

Antonella Pasquini, supervisor and trainer of Lo Scrigno, talks about the leadership and entrepreneurial competences in the third sector organizations.

Monika Stickler.
Monika Stickler: "Leadership work is to understand the special needs of your organization and to connect these with the beneficiaries"

Monika Stickler, from Österreichische Rotes Kreuz, talks about the leadership and entrepreneurial competences in the third sector organizations.

Opinion
What volunteering is not

A volunteer, driven by an awareness that makes him or her sensitive to injustices, and driven by the resolve to role up their sleeves to transform their surroundings, is a person who goes to a non-profit organisation to collaborate.

International volunteers build peace and bring local empowerment

International Volunteer Day is held on December the 5th. It’s a day where our workforce becomes visible.

Reflections on Third Sector Leadership

A lot is written about what constitutes 'good leadership'. What skills and qualities do you need to achieve it?

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