• Fighting for the future and sustainability of the youth work sector in Europe

    The FCV will soon present the results of the European campaign for the recognition of youth work, carried out by the international network of entities Inter Alia, based in Athens, and composed of entities from Greece, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Portugal, Italy, Poland, United Kingdom, Serbia, Germany, Northern Macedonia, Estonia, Turkey, Catalonia and France. […]

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  • Online forum on the challenges for youth participation in Eastern Europe

    The FCV participated in the ‘Youth Engagement Summit’, an international forum that took place online on 2 and 3 July dedicated to the challenges for the participation of young people in their societies. The meeting, held with the support of the EU4Youth program of the European Commission, was attended by more than 400 people, including […]

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  • 21 useful ideas what to do these days!

    #stayathome they say, #keepcalm they say… It’s already the third week when we must stay at home, and the worst thing is that we don’t know when it will finish! That’s why we asked our team members to share with you their ideas about what to do with all this time we have, how to […]

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  • A great experience that I recommend to all young people

    Good! My name is Robert, and for a year I have been living in Lębork, a town in northern Poland. There, I was working as a volunteer in one of the European Union projects. My level of English when I started was not the best, but spending 24 hours a day speaking in English I […]

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  • Dear future volunteers!

    Hi, future volunteer! My name is Carolina, I am 29 years old and I am from Barcelona. From April until November 2019, I have participated in an EVS project in Lithuania. During these six months, I have volunteered in Kauni Marios’ Regional Park, in the city of Kaunas. I had previously studied Environmental Science, and […]

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  • EVS, you must do it!

    Paula tells us about her SVE experience in Sicily: Hi, I’m Paula and I’m doing my EVS in Sicily -Italy-, with the GIACHE VERDI association, about the environment. I live with a volunteer from another country, and I know other volunteers, also from different countries. We learned the language quickly – had we not, we […]

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  • Volunteering by a volunteer

    Martaa send us one of the poems of its pass for volunteering in Slovenia   From living in a 1.6 million people city to a country of nearly 2 million. From hearing the traffic noise and life in the streets to being 5 minutes away from the silent woods. From salty water and sand between […]

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  • Volunteer center in ASHA

    Almost 5 months ago I undertook this adventure, and I could not be happier to have made this decision. When I arrived here, I did not expect much: I did not expect the facilities to be perfect and I thought it would be a bigger sacrifice for me, but as soon as I arrived, I […]

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  • ”Volunteering is not only about working, but there is also free time to travel”

    In 2018, just before finishing my graduate in psychology, I began to wonder what my next step would be. The idea of ​​taking a master’s degree was drawn vaguely in my future, but the fact of continuing to study another year was not too attractive: I wanted to take some time off. One day, talking […]

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  • “I think that you can never realize how fast time flies until you experience your EVS”

    Being an EVS volunteer is not always a straight path to follow: you may feel a bit lost the first few days and, in my case, the students in my school thought I was a Student-teacher –  it took more than a month for them to see the difference. European Volunteering is a window to […]

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  • An adventure full of emotions, challenges, new faces, new places

    Servus everyone, I’m Silvia. Wie geht is dir? Ich bin sehr gut. Before I begin to explain my adventure, I would like to clarify that I am from Barcelona and I am 23 years old. I have always lived in Barna. And I had no plans to get out of there, since all my life […]

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  • For me it has been a “local TLN“ I have had to improve competencies I did not have

    Having the opportunity to be a mentor in a project such as TLN is an experience that not only enriching for participants but also for the team that ensures the good functioning of the different stages of the project. We have had the opportunity to observe all the changes that the participants have developed during […]

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  • Project meeting ”Empower for Change”

    From October 30 to November 3, Lluc Martí – a coordinator of the FCV-, participated in the second transnational meeting of the project for the exchange of good practices in the field of Youth “Empower for Change”, which lasted two years, and is set to facilitate the creation of new structures and programs for the […]

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  • Georgia, a country of merger

    The first thing that fits your mind when you think about Georgia is two things; one of the states that belongs to the U.S. or that distant country between Europe and Asia that one day was part of the dissolved USSR. Well, in this case, we will choose the second option. After a long and […]

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  • Out in the open, a much-needed TC for people who are in a difficult situation and that probably would help them a lot.

    Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.” Virginia Woolf With this blunt categorical statement Virginia Woolf defined her personality, her unique thinking and her personal philosophy.  Woolf, in my view, is one of the best writers […]

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