third sector

Thinking.   Source: Pixabay

Different thinking, bigger difference

It is the topic of NCVO Annual Conference 2018 which takes place on monday 16 April in London. 

Food waste. Photo: U.S Department of Agriculture, Flickr

Technology to fight the food waste at affordable prices

weSAVEeat brings shops and users together in order to sell the surplus of the day at cheaper prices.

Clock. Photo: Pixabay

Catalonia will be more in line with the European schedule thanks to the Timetable Reform Agreement

One of the goals of 2025 is to regain the two hours of time difference with the rest of the world.

Massimo Ferrara.     Source: Adrià Milan

Massimo Ferrara: "We try to sell our knowledge and with the money we win, we create a new project"

Massimo Ferrara, of A&I Cooperativa Sociale Onlus, talks about creativity and opportunities in the third sector organisations.

Michael Wimmer.       Source: Educult.

Michael Wimmer: "The creativity is within the people and the job of the leader is to open a space for developing and realising creativity"

Michael Wimmer, executive, research & consultingtal of Educult, talks about the creativity in the third sector organizations.

Lejla Sehic Relic.      Source: Cistracun.net

Lejla Sehic Relic: "We are working in an environment where we need creativity to change and answer the demands of the community"

Lejla Sehic Relic, executive director of Volunteer Centre Osijektalks about the creativity and other relevant values in the third sector organisations.

Reflections on Third Sector Leadership

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

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.

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. 

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.

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