• 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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,

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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?

  • 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,

  • 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

  • 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