• ‘Fridays for Advocacy’ first session it’s done!

    The FCV holds the first session of the international training ‘Fridays for Advocacy’, an initiative of the international network Inter Alia. The objective of the session was to understand the important role that youth organizations and young people can play as leaders of public advocacy actions, useful to draw attention to the changes that are […]

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  • One year later, TLN Mobilicat

    It is difficult to describe in a single word this past year 2020. In fact, it has been a strange year where emotions, feelings and fears have occupied each and every day. At this point I think that we all agree on something; 2020 has not been an easy year. Surely, for many people it […]

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  • How does it feel to realise your dreams

    It’s already March – primavera is in the air, the days are longer. It’s been already four months of my ESC project in Fundacio Catalunya Voluntaria. For me it’s the time to make a small evaluation. So how does it feel to be abroad, to make such a life change? I remember the first time […]

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  • Do you want to advocate for change?

    Participating in society goes far beyond voting in elections, and there are many paths that can be taken and things that can be done in order to advance the improvement of society.  One of these paths is that of advocacy. Advocate means influencing the creation of the changes that society requires to adapt to new […]

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  • Volunteering in times of pandemic: What a great opportunity!

    We spend our lives planning our days and making long-term plans. But sometimes the most unexpected surprises you, and in the best way. Something like that happened to me three months ago. Let’s get situated: the year is 2020, there is a pandemic (I think), and we are all in lock down at home. You […]

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  • The FCV, selected to carry out the workshops’ What is a campaign?’

    This original FCV proposal has been selected to be part of the training offer of the ‘Educate in diversity’ initiative, organized by the European Institute of the Mediterranean in collaboration with the Secretariat for Migration and Citizenship of the Catalan Government and the Terrassa City Council. The FCV will carry out workshops whose objective is […]

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  • The FCV and Artixoc will carry out the workshops ‘Turn your back on violence’

    FCV and Artixoc have been selected to carry out an innovative training activity with the aim of promoting coexistence, interculturality and responsible citizenship among young people and teenagers. The initiative will be carried out in a particularly complex educational center in our district (Sants-Montjuïc), in Barcelona, and, once completed, its results will be presented in […]

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  • ‘Reality phase’ on your ESC

    Do you know the phases of love theory? First it is a strong fascination and only positive emotions and in the next phase, you start to see your lover in more realistic colours – you discover their bad habits or some things that annoy you. It is very similar with ESC project, after the first […]

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  • Marking trends about Refuge and Migration

    Dates and place: The one-day event will take place on Thursday, June 17, 2021 in Barcelona. Promoter organizations: we are 7 non-governmental entities in total, members of the Spanish network of the Anna Lindh Foundation-REFAL in Catalonia: ArtiXoc, Irenia-Jocs de Pau, Creart Association, Mescladís Association, Servei Civil Internacional de Catalunya, Fundació Catalunya Voluntària and Azahara […]

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  • Spread the Game -Gamification and Inclusion

    The concept of gamification has become and its use outside work environment has become more popular in the last years. But what is gamification and what does it consist of? Gamification is the incorporation of elements related to the game in daily tasks, thus allowing to develop motivation, creativity, versatility, and other skills when performing […]

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  • Youth exchange The Power of Theatre

    The FCV has received the support of the Erasmus+ program of the European Commission to coordinate the youth exchange ‘The Power of Theater’. The FCV will host the first week of July 2021 the youth exchange ‘The Power of Theatre’. The activity will take place in a rural environment in the municipality of La Vansa […]

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  • Mainstreaming Media Literacy and Thinking Competences in Youth Work

    The FCV receives the support of the European Comission’s Erasmus+ program to coordinate a strategic partnership project in the field of youth, called “Mainstreaming Media Literacy and Thinking Competences in Youth Work” The project is a 22-month initiative, organized by the FCV and four other non-profit and non-governmental youth organizations with which the FCV has […]

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  • Communication is Key – bilateral volunteering with Greece

    The FCV has received the support of the European Solidarity Corps program of the European Commission to organize the volunteering project ‘Communication is the Key’. FCV will have the pleasure of coordinating the volunteering project ‘Communication is the Key’. Communication is the Key is a project that consists of three parts: a long-term volunteering for […]

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  • FCV will host the international seminar “Youth Leadership for Advocacy”

    Fundació Catalunya Voluntària is happy to share good news: we have received the support of the Erasmus+ Program of the European Commission to organize and carry out the training activity for youth workers ‘Youth Leadership for Advocacy’, which It will take place in Vilanova i la Geltrú (Barcelona) from 10 to 17 January 2022, if […]

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  • Forum to promote the validation of the skills of volunteers

    On December 1st, the FCV participated in the ‘Contributing value to volunteering. Skills recognition’ forum, dedicated to knowing tools for the identification, development, recognition and validation of the skills earned by volunteering. The conference was organized by the “Plena Inclusión Madrid” organization, a federation of entities that support people with intellectual disabilities, which groups more […]

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