Civil society

A country seen from below: Catalonia’s contribution to the world

The country I’m talking of, with just over 7 million inhabitants, will hold a referendum to decide its future on the 1st of October this year, and in all likelihood, will offer its letter of presentation as a new State in Europe.

Worker suffering slavery conditions. Photo: 50 for Freedom

50 for freedom, the campaign against modern slavery

The International Labour Organisation launches an initiative to raise awareness.

Vueling flight taking off. Photo: Andrés Perillo, Flickr

11 passengers ejected from a Vueling flight after a protest over on-board deported

NGOs support those that were thrown off the plane. More than 1.500 non-profit organisations, groups and individuals have joined the campaign #YouLoveFlying. 

Local Trust team with the N for Nonprofit

Sonia Bussu & Jessica Wenban-Smith: "Big Local is about bringing together all the local talent, ambition, skills and energy"

What is Big Local and how does it work? Two members of the Local Trust team help us better understand this programme.

Right to asylum? Humanitarian crisis and institutional racism

The inaction of the European Union regarding the refugee crisis is an example of institutional racism, writes SOS Racisme's director Alba Cuevas.

Advocacy, a tool to make the silenced voices heard that we can't let go

Mònica Guiteras gives an insight into advocacy as a tool to spark a real change and transformation.