Catalonia

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

Opinion
Entrance to the cinema / Photo: Zumzeig Cinecooperativa

In the neighbourhood of Sants in Barcelona, Zumzeig cinema offers a broad and committed programme in a space for reflexion and sharing. They explain this in this interview.

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Class in Mozambique / Photo: Fisiàfrica

The project Fisiàfrica emerged in the Xarxa Vives d’Universitats (Vives University Network) and aims to reinforce the healthcare systems in the Gambia and Mozambique by training professionals and setting up a physiotherapy system.

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Communicating is much more than just sending a message: we define who we are. And doing this well is a challenge that may turn into a strength that can help organisations in their battle for a social and cultural change.

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Rebeca Segura, director of Central Parc / Photo: Central Parc

The cooperative Central Parc in San Boi “rescues” abandoned spaces in the Parc Agrari del Baix Llobregat (Baix Llobregat Agricultural Park) near Barcelona and uses it for social economy projects. The cooperative’s director explains this initiative.

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Isa López from Fundació Estany / Photo: Fundació Estany

From Fundació Estany they tell us about DansCapacitats, an inclusive dance project bringing together people with and without disabilities.

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Scouting in Catalonia has a history of active participation in social movements and turning points in the 20th century, a certain flair for activism. But is that so? Has Scouting as an organisation always been there, pushing?

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Food waste / Photograph: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Flickr

According to the UNEP, a third of the food produced in the world is thrown away.

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Marina Rahola, Funding and International Activities Advisor at the Resource Centre for Youth Associations of Barcelona

We chat to the advisor for Associative Funding and International Activities from the Resource Centre for Youth Associations of Barcelona (CRAJ), to shed some light on the complex world of European projects and the internationalization of youth associations.

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Elisenda Rovira - Coordinator of Mèdia.cat yearbook on Media Blackouts / Photograph: Mèdia.Cat

We have talked with the coordinator of the "Mèdia.cat yearbook on Media Blackouts" about the health of the media and the health of the journalism.

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SESAME, a project on mentoring and social entrepreneurship, is the first European project developed by Servei Solidari Foundation. Its coordinator Inma Martín shares some of the lessons learned.

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Photograph: Esbós de Lesbos blog

Three members of Agrupament Escolta i Guia Mare de Déu de Núria, a Catalan Scout Group, tell us about their one-week trip to Lesvos to get firsthand knowedge on the tragedy of refugees.

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