• Volunteering for Change- International Seminar

    From the 3th to the 10th of November, Fundació Catalunya Voluntària (FCV), will host the international seminar ‘Volunteering for Change’. 26 representatives of 14 non-profit and voluntary based organizations, which FCV collaborates with and with a long trajectory in developing international volunteering, will meet in Vilanova i la Geltrú (Barcelona).

  • 30th Erasmus anniversary!

    From the 27th to 30th September the FCV participated in the event to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Erasmus program, now Erasmus+, which took place in Murcia and was organized by the Spanish National Agency -ANE in collaboration with the delegation of the ANE in Murcia. The event brought

  • FCV is growing up !

    Next month FCV will be celebrating its 10 years anniversary! That’s right, it has already been 10 years since the Foundation was created! Of course you are inviting to join the party: let’s meet in Vilanova i la Geltrú on 19th November to discover how far we’ve come since 2007, what

  • From Knowing to Becoming

    During the month of September, a training took place in the city of Gyumri, Armenia, in which Fundación Catalunya Voluntaria has been represented. Sergio and Verónica were the participants during the Training Course “From Knowing to Becoming” from 15 to 22 September, addressing the issue of European Volunteering and in particular

  • Meeting at the Arab House in Madrid

    On 13th and 14th September, the meeting of the Spanish Network of the Anna Lindh Foundation for the Intercultural Dialogue-REFAL took place in Madrid, concretly at the Arab House, next to Retiro’s Park. At the meeting we were informed of the latest news coming from Alexandria, headquarters of the Foundation,

  • Study Visit in Brussels

    Hello! I am Andreu, I am 24 years old and this month I had the opportunity to participate in a study visit in Brussels under the project “MOOC – Minorities as occasion and opportunity for Chrysalis”. The main objective of this project is to create an online course on methodologies

  • National Conference of Volunteering in Peru

    From 20 to 22nd  September, the V National Conference of Volunteering and the 1st International Intergenerational Volunteering Course ‘People of all ages contributing to the development’ took place in Lima, Peru, with the participation of Fundació Catalunya Voluntària. The meeting was attended by more than 150 people, representatives of organizations

  • CEV’s Conference in Vienna

    The Conference of the European Voluntary Center-CEV, devoted to the development of public policies and entitled ‘Volunteering in Europe: More than a challenge’, took place from 4th to 6th October in Vienna, Austria. Organized with the support of the Ministry of Social Affairs of the Austrian Republic, the conference brought

  • #Youth4peace -Peacebuilding activities in Barcelona

    In February 2017, EVS volunteers Aleksandra Stojanovic, Daniela Eletti and Andrei Trubceac took part in a 7-day training of trainers (February 26 – March 5) “#youth4peace Training Euro-Med Peace Trainers” in The Hague, The Netherlands. The training was organised by the United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY) with the support

  • Experience in Turkey

    Ayoub, Julia and Marta were selected to participate in the “Innovative Approaches on a Refugees Education” project in Sanliurfa. The experience of participating in this project has given us the opportunity to explore a very different world and immerse ourselves in the complexity of a conflict that is affecting many

  • FCV met with Mustafa

    The “PeaceBag for EuroMed Youth” network exists from 2008 to disseminate/socialize concepts and skills in the areas of Peace, Culture of Peace, Conflict, Conflict Transformation, Nonviolent Communication, Human Rights, Intercultural Learning and Non-formal education. The network currently consists of 15 organizations from 13 countries, all committed to the mission and

  • Travelling to Your Past in New Places

    To have international friendships widens your world. Giving you different ideas and perspectives about the life. Making the world a smaller place. I made friendships during my 26 years of life from various countries. I lived in Milano/Italy and Newcastle/Australia before coming to Barcelona, 2 years in total. I travelled

  • Wonderful people from different countries

    I have to say that it has been a unique experience, I am very happy with the trainers, and with the people that surrounded me, I have had a very good relationship with everyone and if I did not understand something, they helped me to understand it. I have met

  • EVS in Pippola, Finland

    EVS in Pippola, Finland, has been an overall good experience because I have learned a lot and not only knowledge about the language of the country or its culture but also I have learnt more aspects about myself. Piippola is a very small town, without too much to do and

  • Tolerance and Diversity

    The youth exchange project “Tolerance and Diversity in Common Europe” was financed by “Erasmus+” programme and took place on 20th May- 29th May 2017 in Rezekne, Latvia. It was organized by European Association  “World-Our Home“  which hosted 35 participants from 5 youth organizations: Associazione culturale Nieddì from Italy, Celjski Mladinski