LAB4GE Participatory Visit in Denmark

Last week Asfar participated in the first Participatory Visit in Denmark: Transfer of InternCollege’s best practices. This is the first Participatory Visit organised as part of our #LAB4GE project and it brought together partners from 6 European countries (UK, Hungary, Denmark, Italy, Romania and Spain). During the 4 days, the hosts presented the Equal Start Methodology as … Continued

International Day of the Elimination of Violence against Women – 25th November

As countries implemented lockdown measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus, violence against women, especially domestic violence, intensified – in some countries, calls to helplines have increased five-fold. At the #LAB4GE project we advocate for the End Violence against Women campaign, a multi-year global effort aimed at preventing and eliminating violence against women and … Continued

Asfar e-Journal – Call for contributions

Asfar is looking for contributors for the Winter 2022 edition of the Asfar e-Journal! If you are interested in writing an article on the Caucasus, Balkans, the Middle East and North Africa get in touch at The e-Journal focuses on the Balkans, Middle East and North Africa or the Caucasus. Articles can be on … Continued

RESOLVE: Reconciliation for Development online workshop

The RESOLVE: Reconciliation for Development Online Workshop will offer insights into the youth-led peacebuilding and international programme RESOLVE, as well as enable you to develop skills in conflict assessment & resolution skills and digital storytelling. RESOLVE is Asfar’s flagship youth-led peacebuilding and international learning programme, which promotes interfaith dialogue, intercultural engagement, peacebuilding skills and opportunities … Continued

Second RESOLVE: Network Youth Conference

The second RESOLVE: Network Youth Conference was organised on the 4th November 2021 in Nicosia, Cyprus and brought together more than 30 delegates, speakers and team members. The topics covered during the RESOLVE: Network Conference were: Community work as a Safe space in Georgia Building Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina Anti-arm and Divestment organising in … Continued

LAB4GE Newsletter 2nd Edition

The first edition of our #LAB4GE Newsletter was a diverse selection of news from all the partner countries, with statistics, reports, methodologies, good practices and more. Now we are releasing our second newsletter, which focuses on the impact of COVID-19 on women, specifically on working women. Through a number of partnership meetings, the partnership agreed … Continued

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

World Teacher’s Day

Every year on October 5th, we celebrate the World Teachers’ Day. It is an opportunity to celebrate the profession and to promote international standards for the teaching profession in the UK. The theme for this month at the #LAB4GE project is: Teachers for gender equality. “Despite the teaching profession being made up largely of women, … 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

All writers' views in articles are their own and do not necessarily represent the opinion of the Asfar team.

Published by Asfar in London, UK - ISSN 2055-7957 (Online)