• 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

  • Sighisoara Multilingva

    Hello, my name is Daniel Casado, I am in Sighisoara participating in this incredible project. In Sighisoara Multilingva we are 5 people, three Italians and two Spaniards. We are responsible for teaching Italian and Spanish courses to the community and to other volunteers. I am very glad to have come

  • Andrei at the EVS mid-term

    The recent EVS meeting in Mollina was a good occasion to take a break from the work at FCV and hectic life of Barcelona, to take look back at what happened so far in the program and to sense what could/should happen in the second half of the project and

  • Unique experience

    I encourage everyone who has the opportunity to do an EVS. It is a unique experience that changes your life and the way you see things. Besides, it’s a good opportunity to go away from home, it’s like being independent in a way, you live alone, you have to manage