The European Volunteer Centre (CEV) has announced as candidates the Italian city of Asti, the Maltese Birgu, the Portuguese Oeiras and the Norwegian municipality of Trondheim.
One of the most important factors for social cohesion is already in the name: Cohesion. By working together, communicating with each other and networking, we can strengthen our cohesion.
It is a recognition given by the European Parliament for outstanding achievements in promoting European values and unity.
Saharawi and Palestinian organisations warn, however, that if lockdown continues, the solidarity and international volunteering networks may be weakened.
CEV calls for applications for the title of European Volunteering Capital Competition 2023.
With actions to be implemented over the next five years, the Strategy set a general direction of travel for government policy in relation to the volunteers and the volunteering environment.
The project manager of Berlin European Volunteering Capital 2021 talks about the many challenges they lie ahead and the current state of volunteering in the German city.
The city has been chosen ahead of the others candidates, the Italian town of Gorizia, the Spanish capital, Madrid and the Turkish city of Izmir.
Volunteers have done a discreet but essential task, making little noise, to keep people from falling deeper into a well of hopelessness and helplessness.
This webinar analyses how volunteering provides a space for young people to navigate both the challenges they face and the responses they provide in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Volunteering in prison is a relational commitment of equality. It is a space to bring dignity into a meeting between two people who are exercising their right to decide, freely.
Nadia Ghulam, writer and peace activist, stresses the importance of volunteering and values education to be an active agent for peace.