• Lluc Martí: “Volunteering has the power to overcome borders and create relationships between people and entities around the world”

    From 6 to 10 February, the Tunisian city of Hammamet hosts the International Forum of Volunteers of the Arab World. The Fundació Catalunya Voluntària (FCV) is one of the three invited European entities, and the digital newspaper Xarxanet interviews Lluc Martí, responsible for FCV projects, about this international event where he takes part. What is […]

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  • My arrival to Barcelona

    Hello, I’m Alice, from Estonia, and I’m now volunteer at the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària. It has been almost a month since I arrived in Barcelona. I must admit that coming from a country as small as Estonia and now moving to a big city like Barcelona was an intimidating thought, but very exciting at the […]

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  • Our visit to Preston, one of our TLN-Mobilicat destinations

    Fundació Catalunya Voluntària (FCV) went to get to know firsthand the place that will be hosting during 3 months the 10 participants of the TLN-Mobilicat program: Preston. This English city is one of the three destinations of the program ‘Ampliant Horitzons: Pràctiques professionals a Europa’, organized by the FCV, along with Amarante (Portugal) and Pesaro (Italy). The […]

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  • ElecTRICITY

    The first word that comes into mind when I think of Poland, is the port city of this fantastic country, the Tricity (Trójmiasto in Polish). During 2015 and until 2016, I had the fantastic opportunity to reside in a town not far from it, and since then, I have left a splendid memory of this […]

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  • Countdown for the ‘International Volunteering Forum of the Arab World’

    From the 6th to 10th of February the ‘International Volunteering Forum of the Arab World’ will take place in Hammamet (Tunisia), with the participation of the leaders of volunteer organizations from 19 Arab countries. The aim of this forum is to promote the culture of volunteering in the Arab world and to increase knowledge and exchange […]

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  • FCV will host the international seminar “Volunteering for Peace”

    The Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV is pleased to announce that the international seminar ‘Volunteering for Peace’ will take place from April 1 to 7 in Vilanova i la Geltrú (Barcelona) with the participation of 19 leaders, managers and volunteers from 15 non-governmental and non-profit organizations from Portugal, Italy, Macedonia, Germany, Greece, Bulgaria, Turkey, Estonia, Latvia and […]

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  • Congress of the Third Social Sector

    From November 20 to 22, the 6th Congress of the Third Social Sector took place under the title “Social inequalities – local solutions”. Hundreds of representatives of entities and professionals dedicated to the care and accompaniment of the most vulnerable people within our society have participated in this meeting at L’Hospitalet de Llobregat. The inauguration […]

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  • Diving in Barna

    I can not believe I am getting to the end of my internship here in Fundació Catalunya Voluntària. It seems yesterday when I arrived here. Even though the time has been flying, in this multidimensional organization I could acquire a better understand of this little world, a planet composed by many different activities which we, […]

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  • Learning about KA2 in Mollina

    From October 29 to November 4, Lorena, on behalf of the FCV, participated in the training course “KA2 Unveiled: an in-depth view of Erasmus + Key Action 2” in Mollina, Malaga, organized by the Spanish National Agency -ANE, INJUVE, with the support of the Erasmus+ program. During the training week we carried out different activities […]

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  • The FCV participates in the seminar ‘Come Together’ in Greece

    From 5 to 11 December 2019, the Seminar ‘Come Together for Better Opportunities’, organized by the entity Youthfully Yours, took place in the city of Thessaloniki, Greece. Around 20 entities from European countries participated, among which the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària. The international seminar, which was carried out with the support of the Erasmus+ program and […]

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  • Fundació Catalunya Voluntària participates in the International Forum for the institutionalization of volunteering in Morocco

    The Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV has been the only European entity that has participated in the International Forum for the Institutionalization of Volunteering in Morocco, which took place on December 14th and 15th in Casablanca. The meeting was the result of the efforts of Moroccan civil society in order to give legal status to voluntary organizations […]

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  • Forum “The Institutionalization of Volunteering”

    The FCV has been invited to participate in the Forum “The Institutionalization of Volunteering”, an event that will take place in Casablanca, Morocco, on December 15th. During International Volunteer Day, the main goal will be create a dialogue among national and international experts in order to boost reflections and the exchange of ideas about a […]

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  • EVS in Barcelona at 30yo

     When you are living in a small village you need to deal with stereotypes and old fashioned opinion about who is young and who not, what you should do and should not, what is good and what is not. Surrounded by that kind of thoughts I’ve spent a lot of time trying to deal with […]

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  • The magic of spontaneity in less than two hours

    Have you ever felt the flow? A special connection with a person just knowing it? Maybe you have not stopped laughing for a long time and you did not know why (without cheating!)? Or did you take action without thinking about it, letting yourself be carried away by your instinct? I will contextualize a bit, […]

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  • Young Peacebuilders Forum

    Why different stories matter. Over 50 young peacebuilders from around the globe gathered from 18-22 September in The Hague, Netherlands to connect and work together during the UNOY Young Peacebuilders Forum. As a response to the rise of populism and polarizing rhetoric that we can witness all over the world, this networking event was run […]

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