Volunteering is key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and protecting and developing European values. The context and policies need to reflect and facilitate this.
The Peace Week is a youth camp for youths coming from several countries and this year it will be held from 13 to 20 March in Barcelona.
The director of the Figueres-based NGO, with presence in Kenya, explains how they have maintained their activity during the pandemic and reviews the current situation of the organisation.
Saharawi and Palestinian organisations warn, however, that if lockdown continues, the solidarity and international volunteering networks may be weakened.
Volunteering brings you closer to a different culture, to the importance of altruism as a tool to build a better world and forms you to be an open person who embraces the world in its full diversity.
Good Hope Volunteers is an international volunteering organization that is based in South Africa, with programs in Namibia and Botswana as well.
The Serbian-Croatian border is a hotspot for migration movements today. This journalist works there as a volunteers, helping people in search of a safe life.
Lluc Martí: "Volunteering has the power to move beyond borders and build relations among people and organizations from around the world"
We talk to the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària about volunteering in the Arab world and the importance of generating synergies with volunteering organizations and people on the southern shore of the Mediterranean.
Every year thousands of people from rich countries travel to poor countries in search of a solidary vacation. They want to make a difference, be part of social change and make a contribution to the welfare of humanity, and that desire is exploited by the market in the form of tourism volunteerism or voluntourism.
EU Aid Volunteers offers volunteer opportunities for EU citizens or for long-life EU residents.
The Youth Council of Barcelona propels a Bosnia working group created by promoting a Cultural Exchange next September.
Rita Gutiérrez is an anthropologist and is now in Mes Kitokie center in Kaunas, Lithuania. She is volunteering with disabled and autistic children as an international volunteer. We asked her about her experience.