Asfar’s launches its International Traineeship programme funded by the Turing Scheme

Asfar has launched its first Turing Scheme International Traineeship programme. The International Traineeship is a 3-month work-based traineeship programme funded by the Turing Scheme focused on Management skills for Learners from the United Kingdom. Asfar has 7 fully funded International Traineeships available, to the following countries: Georgia Azerbaijan France Italy Israel Bosnia-Herzegovina Hungary To learn … Continued

Social action – Woman of the Week

Around a year ago, ESC volunteer Jade Sullivan began Woman of the Week. Jade created Woman of the Week in order to celebrate the achievements of women who have been overlooked by history, especially women from marginalised backgrounds. Since October 2020, we have travelled to 20 countries, 5 continents, and discovered the achievements of over … Continued

Volunteering opportunity in Cyprus

Asfar is happy to announce applications are now open for UK young people to join our 8-month RESOLVE: Volunteering 4 Peace programme’s reconciliation and peacebuilding volunteering scheme. Fully funded volunteer placements are available in Nicosia, Cyprus to join our volunteers in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Turkey. Location: Nicosia, Cyprus Hosting organization: Home for Cooperation Sending organization: Asfar Number … Continued

10-months volunteering placements as part of ESC RESOLVE: Volunteer for Peace

Angela and Malcolm just finished their 10-months volunteering placement in Brčko, Bosnia and Herzegovina. They have worked locally with Svitac on different projects in their youth centre, organised their own local activities but also organised activities for the RESOLVE: Network. Malcolm has implemented his ‘Eating together’ project and interviewed young people about cases in their … Continued

Call for participants from the UK

Are you interested to join our next Erasmus+ RESOLVE: Peace Camps Dialogue event in Nicosia? The RESOLVE: Peace Camps is designed to support young people to represent themselves to decision-makers, develop their conflict resolution skills, and ensuring young people are leading community unification as social action leaders and change-makers, addressing the societies’ social intolerance throughout … Continued

International Peace Day

Today we celebrate the International Peace Day! The RESOLVE: Peace Camps project is supporting young people in developing conflict resolution skills and further as young community change-makers and local peacebuilders addressing the societies’ social intolerance throughout Europe. If you are interested to participate in our Dialogue Event in Nicosia this November, send and email to … Continued

International Equal Pay Day

Today we celebrate the International Equal Pay Day ! At the #LAB4GE project, we acknowledge the efforts towards the achievement of equal pay for work of equal value and it ensures that none is left behind. The Learn Abroad to do Better at home for Gender Equality project is funded by Erasmus+ and more information … Continued

Woman of the Week – September

Check out every week for a new entry and learn about the achievements of woman that have been often overlooked by history. And let us know if you have ideas for woman that should be included in our campaign. This week’s #WOTW is Marija Bursać, who was a member of the Partisans during the Second … Continued

Call for participants from the UK, Budapest Dialogue Event

Are you interested to join our next Erasmus+ RESOLVE: Life after Brexit Dialogue event in October? Email your interest to rida.jan@asfar.org.ukuntil 20th September. If you have already expressed your interest you will be contacted next week. More information about the project: https://asfar.org.uk/project/resolve-life-after-brexit/

Methodological Booklet – Global Learning Through Digital Stories

As part of the ALF project “Global Learning through Digital Stories”, Asfar with project partners create a platform for powerful, critical and meaningful dialogue for empowerment among young people, especially within marginalised groups. Through the project a storytelling platform was further developed as well as a Methodological Booklet which was created. The purpose of this … Continued

ESC RESOLVE: Truth & Reconciliation through Solidarity

The two-day Conflict Analysis Workshop – Colombia seeks to analyse the case of the Colombian armed conflict in order to look at the dilemmas and possibilities behind protracted conflicts. It will introduce the case study as well as a range of tools for conflict analysis in order for participants to apply conflict resolution skills to … Continued

Erasmus+ LAB4GE Transnational Midterm Evaluation Meeting

Last week Asfar participated in our LAB4GE Transnational Midterm Evaluation Meeting in Bucharest, Romania. The meeting brought together partners from 6 European countries (UK, Hungary, Denmark, Italy, Romania and Spain). The Erasmus+ ‘Learn Abroad to do Better at home for Gender Equality’ strategic partnership project, partners will work together, share methodologies and best practices on … Continued

Exhibition Lighthouse presents UNBOXED

As part of our Global Learning through Digital Stories project, Asfar has supported young people with implementing their Local Actions. Tomorrow Anuli is opening her exhibition called UNBOXED a Gesamtkunstwerk experience touching on the theme of hope. 26th August from 12 pm Arthill Gallery, Ground Floor, Lourdes Apartments, North End Road, London W14 9NU Immerse … Continued

Final Event

Join our Final in-person event under the Global Learning through Digital Stories project.  26th August from 5 pmArthill Gallery, Ground Floor, Lourdes Apartments, North End Road, London W14 9NU If you are interested to find out more about intercultural learning, digital stories created by young people from the UK, Israel and Hungary but also learn … Continued

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