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Newsletter

Thursday, 10 January 2019 - No. 32
News & Interviews
Bayt-al-Thaqafa, commitment to generate knowledge and recognition of religious diversity.
Joana Castro: “Closing borders will not stop immigration”

Bayt al-Thaqafa’s membership recruitment manager denounces the human tragedy and rights violation behind the ‘refugee crisis’.

Refugees in the Serbian and Hungarian fence
Europe and the world blind their borders against immigration

More than 70 walls, on all continents, destroy lives by violating the most fundamental rights of people with complete impunity.

Ana Lodi, a prominent LGBTI rights’ activist from Brazil.
Ana Lodi: "Bolsonaro has never denied being homophobic. On the contrary, he is proud of it”

The election of Jair Bolsonaro as the President of Brazil has been a strong blow to the LGBTI associations. Bolsonaro used a clearly racist, chauvinist and lgbt-phobic discourse throughout the campaign.

Panos Antonopoulos, Co-Founder and ICT Consultant in InterMediaKT
Panos Antonopoulos: "For us, Knowledge Transfer is the art of sharing, not only teaching or learning"

This week iWith.Org host international group of youth workers who are wiiling to learn about online education in the framework of Turn Online project.  7 international organisation, 15 study sessions and a docents of digital tools that they are going to discover. 

Padova was announced as the 2020 European Volunteering Capital.  Source: CEV
Padova, 2020 European Volunteering Capital

The city has been chosen ahead of the other candidate, the Scottish town of Stirling.

The Open Arms is one of these three rescue organisations which are joining efforts through the alliance #United4Med.
Open Arms, Mediterranea and Sea-Watch: saving lives in the Mediterranean together

The three rescue organisations have created an alliance to rescue people out at sea, after the obstacles and criminalisation they have faced.

Opinion
Conflict management and power

What do we think of conflicts? How do we manage them in our organization? How do we relate to power?

European Volunteering Capital Aarhus 2018

In 2018, Aarhus has held the title as European Volunteering Capital. The title is given each year by the European Volunteer Centre (CEV) to a European city or municipality which has been particularly notable in terms of volunteering. 

How good is the UK at volunteering?

This International Volunteer Day I find myself reflecting on the state of volunteering in the UK. 

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