MERRY STREETmas IV – Christmas on the Streets

MERRY STREETmas IV – Christmas on the Streets

Emfasis Foundation   Merry STREETmas KEY FACTS: ​   Offer relief to homeless and needy fellow citizens living in a street situation, in Athens and Piraeus 3000 people are estimated to have been supported​ this year For the fourth year in a row, the festive...

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Engaging volunteers as active citizens – training course!

Engaging volunteers as active citizens – training course!

A training of trainers course Engaging returned volunteers as active citizens Date: 24th- 28th of April. Location: Stuttgart, Germany   An invitation for practitioners to ‘step out’ of your practice and reflect on what you are doing in your role as a facilitator. The...

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Iceland’s Equal Pay Standard gets 2018 off to a good start

Iceland’s Equal Pay Standard gets 2018 off to a good start

In an auspicious start to 2018, Iceland’s new law, the Equal Pay Standard, came into effect on New Year’s Day. In short, the law – which was first proposed last March – will require that Icelandic employers with more than 25 employees must prove that they do not pay...

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MENA: Regional Meeting on Employment with SOLIDAR

MENA: Regional Meeting on Employment with SOLIDAR

In a departure from my usual trips around Europe, last week I travelled to Rabat in Morocco to attend the Regional Meeting on Youth Employment, organised by SOLIDAR, Espace Associatif, REMAJEC, BADES, ANND and Movimiento por la Paz. Starting on the 24 until the 25th...

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