World Refugee Day 2017

World Refugee Day 2017

Held every year on 20 June, World Refugee Day marks a moment to honour the strength, resilience and courage of millions of refugees. Since 2015, when the refugee crisis exploded on the global scene, it seems like not a week has gone by without news of the latest...

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EU Aid Volunteers Info Day – Bucharest, 5 July

EU Aid Volunteers Info Day – Bucharest, 5 July

EU AID VOLUNTEERS INFO DAY European Commission Representation in Romania 5 July 2017, 9:30 – 13:30 The EU Aid Volunteers initiative brings together volunteers and organisations from different countries, providing practical support to humanitarian aid projects and...

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Social Inclusion Seminars – Bucharest, 4 July

Social Inclusion Seminars – Bucharest, 4 July

Social Inclusion Seminars European Commission Representation in Romania 4 July 2017, 09:30-16:00   Volonteurope, in collaboration with our Romanian members Chance for Life and Imago Mundi, is holding a Social Inclusion Seminar in Bucharest on 4 July. The seminar...

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David Hedges: My three day Bulgarian adventure

David Hedges: My three day Bulgarian adventure

When I was first asked if I could attend training in Bulgaria with Volonteurope I jumped at the chance, as I tend to do with any opportunity to work with them, having worked with them previously on projects such as the EVS4ALL placement that concluded earlier this...

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Meet our new intern Louise

Meet our new intern Louise

My name is Louise King, and I have recently moved to London to begin a 6 month internship, shared between Volonteurope and Volunteering Matters where I will be fulfilling the role of Policy and Strategy Intern.   I am from Scotland and grew up in Glasgow before...

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Alianza por la Solidaridad: Volunteers in action!

Alianza por la Solidaridad: Volunteers in action!

In the month of May, five volunteers from four countries (UK, France, Spain and Poland), with support of other Spanish volunteers, started their campaign called “So close but so far” to raise awareness about the 50 years of Israeli occupation in Palestine.   The...

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