• My EVS experience: one more French in Barcelona

    Hi, I am Jade, the French volunteer in Fundació Catalunya Voluntaria. During 10 months I supported the FCV promoting the international mobility for young Catalan people, by creating digital contains, promo materials and organizing workshops. Today is my last day in FCV’s office. The first reason I wanted to make an EVS was to leave […]

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  • How to create “societies more fair, peaceful and inclusive”? What is the ODS 16?

    On September 26 the FCV participated in the meeting for the exchange of good practices in international cooperation organized by the International Catalan Institute for Peace-ICIP, in the Sala Martín el Humano Museum of History of Barcelona, ​​devoted to the systems for the implementation of the objectives of sustainable development of the United Nations and, […]

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  • The FCV participates in the IAVE World Volunteer Conference

    From October 16 to 20, the 26th World Volunteer Conference took place in Augsburg, Germany, with the participation of nearly 700 delegates from all regions of the world, organized by the International Association for Volunteer Effort-IAVE and hosted by the Center of Volunteering in Augsburg, entitled ‘Our Responsibility for the Global Future’. The conference is […]

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  • Massive open online course for intercultural learning

    On October 11, at the Cultural Center in the Convent of San Agustí, neighborhood of La Ribera, a very special event took place: the presentation of the online platform which hosts the online course ‘Union of minorities. Educational tools for the European cultural mosaic’ addressed to educators, which can already be accessed for free online. […]

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  • My EVS in Kaunas

    Antonio has volunteered in the natural park of Kaunas for 6 months and has sent us a photographic collection of some of the tasks he has been doing 🙂 Approximately once a month, bird monitoring has been carried out. At the same time, the place is also taken care of. Most of the physical work […]

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  • Together…we can!

    After an intense year of work to understanding what is the culture of peace, promoting the development of skills, capacities and strategies to carry them out in our daily life, we were heading for the project´s conclusion in Serbia. During the first day, participants from different countries shared  the results of the project and we […]

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  • The ‘‘Tale’’ of Multiple Identities: A Way Forward

    My name is Rebecca and I am Ukrainian by birth, Armenian by nationality,Polish and French by studies. I have also worked with forward-looking organizations in Armenia – Youth Initiative Centre, Barcelona – FundacioCatalunyaVoluntaria and in The Hague – United Network of Young Peacebuilders. Thus, it becomes obvious that my mind-set and life philosophy have been […]

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  • My EVS experience in Cascais, Portugal

    I just arrived in Cascais (Portugal) on the middle of June and the time has been flying so far. I am participating in a 5-months EVS in Rota Jovem, a youth association, while collaborating into the celebration for the Youth Capital of Europe, which will take place here. After three months I realized that everybody […]

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  • Associa’t a la Festa! – La Mercè 2018

    Once again, Fundació Catalunya Voluntària took part in Associa’t a la Festa, a space for different associations and entities in the social field, organized on the occasion of the Mercè festivities, patron of Barcelona. The FCV participated with the Open Cultural Center on Sunday, September 23, in an activity to break the stereotypes of refugees […]

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  • This program has a wide range of possibilities

    Hi! Here there are some thoughts came out in the middle of a hot week in Croatia, busy for all the things happening in the third Summer Camp during this year of Europan Voluntary Service. This program has a wide range of possibilities. Especially I am talking about all the people who can apply to […]

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  • The dark side of Internet – workshop “No Hate Speech”

    As part of the long non-formal educational pathway of the European project “Peacebuilding framework competence in youth work and NFE in Europe”, last 12th of September, at Casa del Mar I organized a workshop about hate speech, cyberbullying and how to deal with them. As for the previous follow-up activity of this one year project: the […]

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  • “Am I ready for this challenge?” – EVS in Kaunas, Lituania

    Labas! My name is Cristina and I am doing a European Volunteering Service in Kaunas. I am working as a volunteer at Dienos Socialinės Globos Centras, a social-service daycare center that is intended for children with physical and/or mental disabilities from age 7 to 19. I have always loved working with children in any kind […]

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  • “I came to Barcelona to search myself and who I want to be”

    As a volunteer in FCV, I participated to my midterm training, between the 23th and 26th of july. During 4 days, I was in Mollina, Malaga, with other volunteers from everywhere in Europe. This training have been the opportunity to take a look back on my 7 months passed in Barcelona, but also a reflection […]

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  • ‘Adarró +2500 years ago’ – Exchange results

    After collecting some information about the activity of the international youth exchange, organised by FCV in Vilanova y la Geltrú (Barcelona) from the 7th to 15th of August, we can share good news: the exchange reached its social and educational results, and we are really satisfied with it! It helped the participants to develop an […]

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  • Young Taiwanese volunteers from Hakka culture visited Catalonia

    Fundació Catalunya Voluntària promoted the meeting between the Consortium for Linguistic Normalization of the Government of Catalonia and the Government of Taiwan. Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV promoted a high level meeting between a group of 20 people, including the members of the Ministry for Hakka Affairs of the Government of the Republic of Taiwan, assembled by […]

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