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Newsletter

Thursday, 11 January 2018 - No. 20
News & Interviews
Sligo 2017
Ciara Herity: "People who never recognised or called themselves volunteers at all, are standing tall and valuing their contribution"

Ciara Herity, manager of the Sligo Volunteer Centre, talks about her experience as 2017 European Volunteering Capital.

Children & Nature.
Children&Nature Network: promoting the connection between children and nature

An international movement of organizations and associations aiming to reconnect children and nature. They are supported by the Children&Nature Network, co-founded by Richard Louv.

Food waste. Photo: U.S Department of Agriculture, Flickr
Technology to fight the food waste at affordable prices

weSAVEeat brings shops and users together in order to sell the surplus of the day at cheaper prices.

Kosice.   Source: Kosice State Theatre
Košice, 2019 European Volunteering Capital

The Slovak city has been chosen, ahead of the other two finalists, Augsburg in Germany and Cascais in Portugal.

A mother and her son looking for a better future. Photo: CAFOD Photo Library, Flickr
Amnesty International says Europe is complicit in abuse of refugees in Libya

The international human rights organisation denounces European governments as supportive of exploitation and smuggling of refugees in Libya.

Doctors Without Borders staff distribute take-home kits for Ebola survivors. Photo: Morgana Wingard, Flickr
Doctors Without Borders launches a travelling site for humanitarian aid

The website's aim is to raise awareness among citizens and collect donations to send them to disadvantaged countries where they help to develop their projects.

Opinion
Reinventing organizations

David Martí talks about Frederic Laloux's book, 'Reinventing organizations' and how organizations that base their model on just three basic principles: self-responsibility, plenitude and an evolutionary purpose, are possible.

Non-profit organisations should also have CSR

A broader collaboration among non-profit organisations and companies often leads the latter to support the causes defended by the former, providing greater support for organisations’ projects and actions and, especially, a greater impact.

How can we fight against homelessness?

We are breaching a long list of rights to people who are sleeping on the streets. 

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