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Empowering Youth for Heritage – 10 years of the World Heritage Volunteers initiative

Empowering Youth for Heritage – 10 years of the World Heritage Volunteers initiative

The World Heritage Volunteers Initiative is a rich and diverse endeavour involving the remarkable work of organizations, young volunteers, and communities mobilized around heritage conservation. The initiative started in 2008 with 12 action camps and 153 volunteers. By the end of 2017, 341 action camps had been implemented at 138 sites in 60 countries, involving […]

Make a change

“Make a change”. This was my answer to the question of what the international voluntary service means to me. That day I was interviewed by CCIVS secretariat team. Now after 8 months spent at the CCIVS office it came to my mind when I tried to write some reflection of my experience. Actually, I found […]

Frame(v)work Kick-off Meeting

Frame(v)work Kick-off Meeting

The kick-off meeting for the Frame[v]work project took place from 20th to 25th of November in Creative Space (Holloko, Hungary). Egyesek Youth Association hosted representatives from different networks and regions. Alliance of European Voluntary Service Organisations, Service Civil International, Network for Voluntary Development in Asia, IBO and Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service participated in […]

When participation also depends on gender equality

When participation also depends on gender equality

In 2014, Action Aid published a report showing that 87 percent of interviewed women and girls had faced sexual harassment in public places. In 2018, Vietnamese police recorded 1,547 child abuse cases, but media appoint that real numbers are suspected to be much higher. UNICEF Representative in Vietnam, Rana Flowers, said that this numbers are […]

On the escalation of the repression against social movements in Ecuador

On the escalation of the repression against social movements in Ecuador

The entities that make up the Alliance of Organizations for Development Effectiveness in Latin America and the Caribbean -AOED- strongly repudiate the acts of violence, repression and intimidation carried out by the Lenin Moreno government in our sister Republic of Ecuador on the social movements that are exercising their right to protest against the adjustment […]

What means peace for you?

What means peace for you?

“Subir al Sur” is a program of “SES Foundation” that promotes peace education through voluntary service without cultural or social distinctions. It aims to raise awareness of global citizenship, making people sensitive about the co-responsibility in the care of the world and more capable to promote diversity. SES Foundation, based in Argentina, has been actively […]

Edugaming and Divided Past-Joint Future

Edugaming and Divided Past-Joint Future

“EduGaming in Diverse Communities” is a project within the programme “Divided Past – Joint Future”, implemented by the organisation OKC Banjaluka, in cooperation with several other SEEYN members. The programme has been designed to support initiatives focusing on social innovation for peace and reconciliation in the region. The main target groups are marginalised children and […]

Apraajita – I will not give in

Apraajita – I will not give in

Traditionally and culturally, India has followed patriarchal social system where men hold the power and women are mostly excluded from it. They are not involved in decision making process, are considered weaker to men, do not get share in family property and are first to compromise due to social pressure. With aim of encouraging active […]

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