• 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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