Advocacy

LGBTI flag. Photo: Wikimedia

Which non-profit organisations work in the LGBTI field?

There are many different organisations around the world standing for human rights and fighting to recognise the LGBTI community.

Samuel's question / Photo: Spanish State Council of the Roma People

The question asked by a 10-year-old that nobody can answer

Within the framework of the International Roma Day, the State Council of the Roma People launched a campaign involving Samuel and his question, pointing at the lacking presence of Roma people in schoolbooks.

Energy transition, a pressing matter

Any palliative solution will not change the structural causes of the disempowerment of citizens, write Mònica Guiteras and Lourdes Berdié.

Energy transition, a pressing matter

Any palliative solution will not change the structural causes of the disempowerment of citizens, write Mònica Guiteras and Lourdes Berdié.

Corporate tax evasion, one of the main causes behind inequalities / Photo: Pixabay

Oxfam denounces that 5 of the 15 most aggressive tax havens in the world are in Europe

The report “Tax Battles” also highlights that the average corporate tax in countries around the world has dropped four points in 10 years.

Computer Keyboard (Marcie Casas, Flickr)

Virtual volunteering, what are my options?

Helping to disseminate campaigns, signing petitions, translating, giving advice to associations…there are a number of ways you can collaborate with non-profit organisations from home.

Developing an evidence framework: linking research to strategy

It’s hard to take the time to look back on the work you’ve completed, especially when you are focused on the here and now. If you don’t take stock however it becomes even more difficult to plan for your future.

Richard Wainwright, Fern communications manager

Richard Wainwright: "We want a European Union looking after forests rather than burning them in the name of renewable energy"

Fern is a NGO which keeps track of the European Union’s involvement in forests and coordinates NGO activities at the European level. Richard Wainwright explains some of their challenges, successes and future goals. 

Frame of "Change your shoes" campaign video / Labour Behind The Label

Are your shoes ethical and sustainable? Change your shoes!

Organisations from around Europe and Asia are pushing forward a campaign to fight human and labour rights abuses in the shoe industry and to demand transparency and changes in EU regulations.

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.

Small-scale boats in Almeria (Spain) / Photograph: LIFE

Claudia Orlandini: "We build bridges between small-scale fishermen and the political institutions"

Low Impact Fishers of Europe (LIFE) is an umbrella organization which makes the voice heard of local fishermen communities. Claudia Orlandini, LIFE communications officer, tells us about the project.