RESOLVE: WEST Sarajevo Youth Exchange implemented

The RESOLVE: West Sarajevo Youth Exchange has been implemented at the end of June 2021. For 5 days young people from Azerbaijan, the UK and Bosnia and Herzegovina have joined together to learn more about different Conflict Resolution tools i.e. Simulation Games, Practical reconciliation, Mediation, People-to-people dialogue & wider tools to resolve local & community-level … Continued

Call for participants

Are you interested to join our next Erasmus+ RESOLVE: Equity Tbilisi Youth Exchange in September? Express you interest by registering https://asfar.org.uk/register-now/ (new participants) or emailing your interest (previous participants) to resolve@asfar.org.uk. More information about the project: https://asfar.org.uk/project/resolve-equity/

MORE – call for participants

This project aims to develop and implement an educational tool among European social makers to increase the positive resolution of conflicts through understanding cultural differences, active listening and negotiation skills. The core activity of the MORE is a training course from 25th October to 2nd November 2021, where 29 participants from 9 countries: Uk, Albania, … Continued

Woman of the Week – July

Asfar is continuing with the Woman of the Week campaign in July. Check out every week for a new entry and learn about the achievements of woman that have been often overlooked by history. This week’s #WOTW is Mary Beatrice Davidson Kenner! Mary was an African-American inventor who is most notable for inventing the first … Continued

Decade of Action – Ten years to transform our world!

The United Nations has set out a plan of action in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, as the COVID-19 pandemic has made progress towards these goals more difficult. 2020-2030 is being referred to as the Decade of Action and calls for ‘accelerating sustainable solutions to all the world’s biggest challenges – … Continued

World Refugee Day

As we observe World Refugee Day today, we recognise the significant challenges faced particularly by refugee women. As part of our LAB4GE project we are calling for less discrimination for those in minority and vulnerable groups, including migrants and refugees. Today, on the World Refugee Day we use this occasion to build empathy and understanding … Continued

Sustainable Development Report 2021

Today the 2021 Sustainable Development Report will be launched. The Report points out areas of improvement and allows our global community to come up with an action plan in order to achieve all SDGs by 2030! Published by Cambridge University Press, the report outlines the short-term impacts of COVID-19 on the SDGs and describes how … Continued

Woman of the Week – June

Asfar is continuing with the Woman of the Week campaign in June. Check out every week for a new entry and learn about the achievements of woman that have been often overlooked by history. This week’s #WOTW is Gertrude Ederle! Gertrude was a competitive swimmer in a time period when women had little rights & … Continued

TAYA – call for participants

During and after the so-called “Summer of Migration” an unprecedented number of refugees entered the European continent, which led to a broad right – wing backlash on societal as well as political levels. This caused the common idea of European solidarity to dwindle and nationalism to thrive, while public attention towards the suffering at European … Continued

Social Action project: Inspirational Stories

Inspirational Stories is a project by Angela Stoddard, an ESC volunteer in Brčko, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on the project RESOLVE: Volunteer4Peace, working in person with Svitac Bosnia and online with the RESOLVE: Network. Inspirational Stories 1 – Asmir Husić, Roma Activist Asmir Husić is a Roma Activist. He works in the NGO sector to support … Continued

Social Action project: Eating together

Eating together is a project by Malcolm Lowe, an ESC volunteer in Brcko, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on the project RESOLVE: Volunteer4Peace, working in person with Svitac Bosnia and online with the Resolve: Network. This project is about how food can bring us together, but also how it can divide us. In the coming months, there … Continued

Continues Professional Development training

Over the last two weeks, Asfar has organised Continuous Professional Development training for our International Project Officers. During the training, they were able to develop basic facilitation skills to support the delivery of learning, gain team leadership skills for Youth Exchanges and other Mobilities and were introduced to Mentoring and the Mentor-Mentee relationship in supporting … Continued

Digital Talks: “The Refugee Experience: Humanitarian Migration in the UK”

Asfar’s next Digital Talks: “The Refugee Experience: Humanitarian Migration in the UK” will be a round table with three speakers: Far Mira Gerlach – Operations Manager and Youth Welfare Project Manager at Refugee Rights Europe Sarah M. Hughes – Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellow in Human Geography at Northumbria University Aladdin Aljian – Originally from Syria, is currently … Continued

Woman of the Week – May

Woman of the Week is BACK! Every Monday we will be celebrating an inspiring women from history, or the present day, particularly highlighting women who have been overlooked and marginalised. Today’s #WOTW is Christina Adane, a 17-year-old Ethiopian activist based in the UK who is working to promote free school meals for children and put … Continued

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