• The Youth4Peace toolkit for educators is already available online

    From Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV, we are pleased to inform you about the publication of the Youth4Peace toolkit, edited by UNOY, which you can check through this link. Along the 141 pages, you will find very useful tools and activities when organizing educational activities that seek to promote peace and an

  • “I would recommend everyone to do a youth exchange at least once in their life”

    When they asked me to write about my experience in a youth exchange so that other people could get information and know what the is it about, I didn’t think it twice. I had (and I have) so many things to say that I was thrilled to be able to

  • Marcin, current volunteer at the FCV, among the winners of the 2019 Erasmus+ Volunteering Awards

    For the second year in a row, a volunteer at Fundació Catalunya Voluntària-FCV is among the eleven winners of the Erasmus+ Volunteering Awards, a contest for young people who are volunteering abroad to share their point of view. On this occasion it was Marcin, a volunteer from Poland who collaborates

  • My on-arrival training in Coma-ruga

    From the 25th until the 30th of March I attended my on-arrival training which was meant as a week of training for all the volunteers who have recently started with their voluntary projects in the same region. The 6 day training took place in Coma-ruga, which is a small town

  • 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,

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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