Europe

Malmö University organised the NIEM First National Coalition Meeting (March 2017) / Photo: NIEM

The NIEM project aims to improve the integration outcomes of beneficiaries of international protection.

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European Volunteering Capital 2019 / Photo: CEV

CEV calls for applications for the European Volunteering Capital Competition 2019.

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Play stone / Photo: Geralt, Pixabay

The Capacity Building Conference will take place on 6-7 April 2017 in London at the City Hall.

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Representatives from the Sligo 2017 candidature celebrating the nomination / Photo: @VolunteerSligo, Twitter

The Irish municipality will take over from London (2016) after beating six other candidates. The volunteering capital in 2018 will be Aarhus.  

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The issue of improving visibility of the third sector emerges as key demand and challenge, requiring a variety of stakeholders to work together to shine a light on the distinctive impact and contribution of citizen action in Europe.

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Bernard Enjolras, Third Sector Impact coordinator / Photograph: Third Sector Impact

Ahead of the Final Conference of the Third Sector Impact project, which took place on the 9th November in Brussels, we talked with its coordinator about the European third sector's definition, impact and challenges.

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Antina Sander, Deputy Executive Director at RGI, at the 5th European Grid Conference / Photograph: RGI

We have talked with the Deputy Executive Director of the Renewables Grid Initiative about the situation of the renewable energies in Europe and the work of this organization.

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

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

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.

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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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Pallapupas

Why should we promote volunteering? How should we do it? Can we set a common European strategy? We have talked with two experts at the European level in order to address these issues: Susana Szabo (CEV) and Gabriela Civico (EYV 2011 Alliance).

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Eurochild Conference 2016 / Photograph: Eurochild

From 5 to 7 July, Brussels will be hosting the Eurochild Conference 2016.

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