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Without International action, Southern Cameroons will be the new Rwanda

Eugene Ufoka - 06/07/2018

The République du Cameroun’s military have been throwing bombs, killing people with impunity, raping university students and burning villages down in Southern Cameroons. 

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

Alba Cuevas - 25/06/2018

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.

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

Sara Cuentas Ramírez - 19/06/2018

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. 

Rijeka 2020, what legacy for Volunteering in Culture?

SMART - 13/06/2018

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. 

There is no recipe for peacebuilding

Kristian Herbolzheimer - 15/05/2018

In any conflict, the picture is always blurred and you can’t separate the ‘good guys’ from the ‘bad guys’ so easily.

With our money

Xavi Teis - 02/05/2018

The financial institutions take people’s savings to contribute an added value to society as a whole and generate positive social impacts.

Societal Challenges are omnipresent; and so is Social Innovation

Marthe Zirngiebl - 30/04/2018

Social Innovations all over the Globe show new Practices for a better Future. An Atlas mapped 1,005 social innovation initiatives worldwide to get a better understanding of their drivers and impact.

Volunteering & Solidarity in the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018

Gabriella Civico - 17/04/2018

Europe is a community, a community of people, with a shared and inter-connected cultural heritage, that has volunteers and volunteering at its heart.

How a small NGO contributes to the improvement of a rural area in El Salvador

Eduard Balsebre - 24/04/2018

Huacal started as a group of women who went on a holiday trip to El Salvador. During their stay, these women couldn’t help but notice how much help the population living in rural areas needed. 

What skills does a leader in the third sector NOT need?

Daniel Ferrer - 23/04/2018

We move away from a personalistic approach to a leader towards a model of shared leadership integrated into the team, and this lower the pressure that is placed on a leader.

Mentoring is experiencing a nice moment and we must grasp this experience

Laia Bernués - 03/04/2018

Mentoring is a very powerful tool where the mentor and mentee exchange experiences and things in life, and where the process of change, empowerment and knowledge happen in both directions.

We must advance towards a society free of discrimination and a compassionate approach

Rosa M. Cadenas - 26/03/2018

Empowering persons with disabilities, with the required support, is key to start living and coexisting in the same environments.