• Connecting volunteering and peace in the last international seminar in Vilanova i la Geltrú

    Vilanova i la Geltrú was the stage of the last international seminar Volunteering for Peace, organized by the FCV, which took place from 1 to 7 of Aprol. It was attended by a small group of representatives of non-governmental entities from 8 different countries (Italy, Portugal, Spain, Estonia, Latvia, Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey and Northern Macedonia), with […]

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  • Non-formal education in Germany. Volunteering in Westerkappeln

    Hello, my name is Belén and I have been working as a teacher for about two years, a profession that I love. Due to my interest in learning about different educational systems around the world, I decided to do a European Volunteering Project in a Ganztstagsrundschule (the equivalent of an open center for children up […]

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  • About participatory processes for young people and how to take them to Georgia

    Between February 26 and March 1, the meeting for the launch of a new long-term project in which the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV collaborates took place. Coordinated by the Georgian entity Academy for Peace and Development, ‘Empower for Change’ is a project carried out by the Italian entity Sikanie, the Austrian Jugendzentrum Perg and the FCV, […]

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  • FCV prepares an institutional conference to join forces in favor of volunteering in the Arab world

    The Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV is glad to share more information regarding the I International Forum ‘Volunteering in the Arab World – Challenges and Opportunities’. During the forum, on the 3rd of May in Vilanova y la Geltrú, in the Victor Balaguer Museum, will take place an institutional conference: ‘Common Challenges for the Development of Volunteering […]

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  • Antigona On tour

    Maria: Team leader, graduated in Law. She is 26 years old and lives with her parents in the neighborhood of Sant Andreu. She works in a store and she sees youth exchanges as «bubbles of happiness». A cheerful girl who likes to receive all the attention in any place and moment. Alba: The youngest of the group, she is only 18 […]

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  • Everything ready for the Class Privilege youth exchange in Vilanova i la Geltrú!

    The preparatory meeting for the Privilege Class youth exchange, which will take place in early April in Vilanova i la Geltrú, was held on the weekend from 22-25 February and was attended by young people from Lithuania, The Netherlands, Romania, Ireland and Catalonia. In total, ten participants of the program met to discuss and define […]

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  • Exploring Peacebuilding & Conflict Resolution through Non-Formal Education

    Six in the morning and the aircraft touches down after five hours – it was a long but comfortable flight.  Later on, our team coming from Barcelona, formed by two Germans and two Spanish, arrived in Rustavi, a city near to Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. We leave our luggage and go to sleep. The […]

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  • Young people will have the chance to discover new volunteer projects in the Arab world during a fair of entities

    The I International Forum ‘Volunteering in the Arab World – Challenges and Opportunities’, which is being organized by the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV, will host a fair of entities of several volunteering initiatives in different countries in the Arab world. This will be a very good opportunity to find out concrete volunteer projects in the Arab […]

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  • Amarante, second TLNMobilicat destination, welcomes us with open arms

    The Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV had recently the opportunity to travel to Amarante (Portugal). This is the place where the 5 young participants from Catalonia will be taking their internship with the support of TLN-Mobility Program « Ampliant Horitzons: Pràctiques professionals a Europa », organized by the FCV and founded by the Employment Service of Catalonia-SOC, as well as by […]

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  • FCV is organizing the first ever international Arab forum in Europe

    The Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV team is glad to announce the I International Forum ‘Volunteering in the Arab World – Challenges and Opportunities’, which will be held from the 29th of April until the 4th of May in Vilanova i la Geltrú and Barcelona. This first ever international forum held in Europe for the representatives of voluntary […]

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  • The MOOC course about interculturality and integration is already available

    The online course MOOC–Union of Minorities. Educational Tools for the European cultural mosaic’ is already available and, those who are interested, can already enroll it through the Associazione Informagiovani website. The MOOC course is designed for educators, youth workers, social assistants and professionals working with cultural minorities and multicultural groups. At the same time, the course […]

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  • How a volunteering project helped me to find my vocation

    Hello! Hola! My name is Blanca, I’m 23 years old, and I’m from Vigo a small city in the region of Galicia, in the northwest of Spain. I studied Social Work, from 2013 till 2017, at the University of Vigo, and in my third year, I went to study to Slovenia through an Erasmus+ Program. […]

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  • Success of the second Arab International Conference on Volunteerism

    Between February 6 to 10 was held the second Arab International Conference on Volunteerism in Hammamet, Tunisia. Organised by the International Union of Websites, at the event participated more than 50 representatives of different volunteering organisations such as Algeria, Yemen, Kuwait, Iraq, Morocco, Palestine, Egypt, Tunisia, Lebanon and Mauritania. Additionally, volunteers also participated by sharing […]

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  • First meeting of the KA3 project – Through the Lens of the Other

    Fundació Catalunya Voluntària Foundation is a partner and promoter institution of the 2-year project (2019-2020) Through the Lens of the Other, which is led by the entity Inter Alia from Greece. The program includes the participation of 12 entities and institutions besides Greece, Italy, Malta, Turkey, Germany, Sweden, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, and the United Kingdom. From January 17 to 20 2019 it took place […]

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  • Presentation day of the European Solidarity Corps

    Europe wants to keep building European solidarity and volunteering activities. This is one of the conclusions drawn after the presentation ceremony of the European Solidarity Corps, which took place on Monday, February 11, at the Meier Auditorium of the MACBA, in Barcelona. The purpose of this program? Foster solidarity in Europe through young people who, […]

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