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2017 Global NGO Technology Survey. Photo: Pixabay

Participate in the 2017 Global NGO Technology Survey!

The report, researched by the Nonprofit Tech For Good with the support of other international organisations, aims to gain a better understanding of how the NGOs use the internet.

Conference 2016

Sharing research and experiences of volunteering

Researchers, policy makers and practitioners will meet in Nottingham at the 2017 Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference on 7-8th September.

Conflicts map. Image: EJAtlas

What are the socio-environmental conflicts in the world?

Environmental Justice Atlas (EJAtlas) is a map created by researchers from UAB’s Institute of Environmental Science and Technology with 2,100 cases of environmental conflicts in different parts of the world.

Who produces social innovation and how?

ITSSOIN (Impact of the Third Sector as Social Innovation), a major 3-year research project funded by the European Commission, has investigated this question.

Giving the third sector the visibility it deserves

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.

1st International Conference on childhood, poverty and educational success: social and educational networking

1st International Conference on childhood, poverty and educational success: social and educational networking

On 19 and 20 December CaixaForum in Madrid will be hosting the Conference.

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

Bernard Enjolras: "The third sector has the third largest workforce of any 'industry' in Europe"

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.

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.

Andy Curtis is Senior Research Officer at the Institute for Volunteering Research (UK)

Andy Curtis: "Employer-supported volunteering can introduce people to volunteering who may not have thought of doing it before"

The Senior Research Officer at IVR made a presentation on his ESV research at the Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference. He shared some insights with us.

NCVO campaigns conference

Discussing new opportunities and challenges of volunteering

Researchers, policy makers and practitioners will meet in Nottingham at the 2016 Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference on 8-9th September.

The European Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring has been launched

The official launching was held during the European Mentoring Summit 2016, which took place on 17th and 18th March in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands.