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Newsletter

Tuesday, 03 July 2018 - No. 26
News & Interviews
Source: Joel Mesas
Touching base to preserve the roots

We talk to the newly-created Berlin human tower group and the consolidated “Kangaroos” in Sydney on how it feels to live away from home.

‘Castellers del Poblesec’: a second family for migrants and expats

They exist since 1999 and they are a good example of integrating association, especially for migrants and expats.

The 12th European Congress for Mental Health in Intellectual Disability
The 12th European Congress for Mental Health in Intellectual Disability will be in Barcelona

The European Association for Mental Health in Intellectual Disability (EAMHID) chooses Barcelona as host city for a Congress that will take place from the 23rd to the 25th of May in 2019.

George Reginald Freeman.        Source: IdemTV
George Reginald Freeman: "The Government of my country tried killing me for being gay, activist and a defender of the rights of LGBT persons”

Our protagonist is 31 years old, was born in Sierra Leone and is a LGBTI advocate and activist. Because of the threats in his country, he was forced to seek refuge in Spain.

Turtle tangled in a plastic bag. Green Peace.
Single-use plastics won't be a choice in 2030's Europe

A European law is going to ban single-use plastics with the aim to have 55% of recycled or reusable packing by 2030.

School of Nature brings local community closer to their unique natural heritage.  Source: CMIA Viana do Castelo
The School of Nature wins the European Citizens' Award

This educational project brings local community closer to their unique natural heritage through field activities and teachers' trainings.

Opinion
20th June, no new proposals and old demands to be rescued: ensuring the right to migrate

Although the issue of refugees is more present today than in 2015, it still goes unnoticed, and only hits the headlines when many people die, or to stir up a controversy.

Rijeka 2020, what legacy for Volunteering in Culture?

Rijeka will be the European Capital of Culture in 2020 and it is seen as an opportunity to secure a lasting legacy of volunteers in many fields of culture and cultural heritage. 

Why do we need a permanent school on Decolonial Feminism in Barcelona?

The Migration, Gender and Development Network in Barcelona is an initiative of Migrant Feminists who live in the city. Next September we’ll open a permanent school on Decolonial Feminsim. We use the feminist space of Ca la Dona, but the school will be outside of it. 

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