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Newsletter

Monday, 04 July 2016 - No. 3
News & Interviews
Maria Khayat Assi, CEO of Beyond Association / Photograph: BEYOND Association
Maria Khayat Assi: "We are helping to educate a generation who believes in human rights and will be ready to work once back to Syria"

The CEO of BEYOND Association, an NGO working with Syrian children in Lebanon, explains us how the organization has adapted to several emergencies, from the 2006 war to the present Syrian refugee crisis.

Paula Farias, Operational Manager for the Mediterranean for MSF / Photograph: MSF
Paula Farias: "For us, the challenge is to force the EU to fulfil its legal and moral duty and to, once again, launch rescue operations"

We have talked with Paula Farias, Operational Manager for the Mediterranean for MSF, about the present refugee crisis and the role that NGOs are playing in it.

The title of Solomon originates from the main character of the book
Solomon, the Greek magazine giving a voice to refugees

The publication aims at contributing to integrate newcomers into society. 

Refugee.tv team and logo
Refugee.tv: an act of empowerment

Refugee.tv is an online platform launched by an Austrian moviemaker with the support of asylum seekers who wish to explain their personal stories.

We do not have to “reinvent the wheel” each time a project starts. / Photograph: Tama66, Pixabay
5 knowledge management initiatives that could be useful for your organization

Knowledge management means making use of individuals' knowledge so that it can be deployed in organizational learning. These are five initiatives that have been useful over CODESPA’s years of experience in managing knowledge.

Ready to volunteer / Photograph: Elvire R., Flickr
The process to attract and select volunteers

What strategies apply when it comes to look for volunteers? To attract volunteers does not mean just to call for them so they come to the association and start working. 

Opinion
Knowledge management: a matter of responsibility for organizations

Why is managing knowledge so important for organizations? Mónica Gil-Casares throws some light on this question.

Right to asylum? Humanitarian crisis and institutional racism

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

Time to honor the fearless donor

"Don't ever discount the fearlessness of people who love and support your cause above all others". In this article first published on PhilanTopic blog, Derrick Feldman focuses on retaining the most valuable donors.

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