third sector

Reflections on Third Sector Leadership

A lot is written about what constitutes 'good leadership'. What skills and qualities do you need to achieve it?

Laia Bernués, territorial delegate of AFEV Barcelona. Photo: AFEV Barcelona

Laia Bernués: “The benefit of social mentoring is bidirectional”

The enTàndem project creates links between university volunteering and children at risk of social exclusion with the aim of encouraging children’s autonomy and self-esteem. 

Spanish security corps hitting peaceful demonstrators. Photo: Twitter

How the non-profit world has reacted to the events of the referendum in Catalonia?

Human rights and peace organisations condemn the violence and repression committed by the Spanish security corps during the referendum.

Antonella Pasquini.    Source: Adrià Milan

Antonella Pasquini: "It is important to have an European framework of competences to look at and that can make out work in a common way"

Antonella Pasquini, supervisor and trainer of Lo Scrigno, talks about the leadership and entrepreneurial competences in the third sector organizations.

Non-profit organisation assessment and the collectivisation of knowledge

Generating knowledge based on assessing the direct actions of an organisation will allow it to gain capacity in terms of its actions and influence, and move forwards from a limited scope of action to a broader field.

The report's cover.   Source: Wirtschafts Universität de Viena

Which are the challenges and opportunities for the Third Sector in Europe?

The Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien has published a report explaining the current state of the Third Sector in European territory.

Monika Stickler.

Monika Stickler: "Leadership work is to understand the special needs of your organization and to connect these with the beneficiaries"

Monika Stickler, from Österreichische Rotes Kreuz, talks about the leadership and entrepreneurial competences in the third sector organizations.

Computer screen. Image: Pixabay

Webinars for Third Sector leaders: don’t miss them!

EU3leader launches two online meetings with representatives of the non-profit sector to be held in the month of November.

Gethyn Williams.      Source: Evessio

Gethyn Williams: “We are often asked as leaders in third sector organizations to do a lot with a very little resources”

Gethyn Williams, director of Development and engagement of Contact, talks about the leadership and entrepreneurial competences in the third sector organizations.

Leaving no one behind

We maintain that any goal to eradicate poverty must first and foremost be based on a radical change of approach and be inspired by the intelligence and resistance of people who have been excluded.

Image of the campaign. Image: Stop Poverty

#StopPoverty stands for people dignity living in poverty conditions

The global movement ATD Fourth World calls to action in order to make a world without poverty. Dozens of events have been prepared on the 17th October. 

Newspapers. Photo: Wikimedia

"Buone Notizie", a media in Italy that will act as mouthpiece for volunteerism and non-profits

The publication will be a supplement to the daily "Corriere della Sera", and intends to broadcast news related to solidarity-based economic and social issues.

Margherita Bacigalupo.

Margherita Bacigalupo: "The EntreComp Framework can help the third sector to pursue its own goals of creating social value for others"

Margherita Bacigalupo, research fellow at Joint Research Centre of European Commission, talks about the Entrepreneurship Competence Framework (EntreComp) and how non-profit organizations could benefit to it.

Image from Third Sector Impact video.   Source: Third Sector Impact.

A report by countries studies the variables strengthening the non-profit sector

The study carried out by the platform Third Sector Impact provides a clearer understanding of this sector, its scope and its scale, by studying the existing and potential impacts, as well as the barriers it faces.

Sidi Si, at the center of the image. Photo: YAA

Sidi Si: “Young people in Senegal have taken a step forward to change things in our country”

Youth in Action Association is a non-profit established in the community of Kédougou, which works on projects relating to children, health and community development.

Third Sector Awards ceremony. Photo: TSA

Fareshare wins the Third Sector Awards 2017

The final decision was taken between 96 non-profit organisations represented in the 109 entries.

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