Hackney Benefits & Support Booklet

As part of the ALF project “Global Learning through Digital Stories”, Asfar with partners has supported the implementation of 6 local actions in the UK, Israel and Hungary. One of the local actions was the Hackney Benefits & Support Booklet. The idea and need to implement this local action came from Monjuma Begum. The idea … Continued

ALF Final Screening event

If you are interested to find out more about intercultural learning, digital stories created by young people from the UK, Israel and Hungary join our Final screening event. The event will be organised on the 26th August from 5.30 UK Time. This part will be organised online, so even if you are coming from outside … Continued

Digital Talks: Climate Change

Asfar’s next Digital Talks: “Climate Change” will be a round table with two speakers: Dr Peter Hopcroft, lecturer on climate change, University of Birmingham Tamsin Lacourte, sustainability and climate change advocate, ZenBin As you can see this talk brings together experts in the climate change field and will be discussing the big questions surrounding sustainability and climate … Continued

Asfar launches Young Kreativ Social Enterprises programme

Asfar has launched a new Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership – Young Kreativ Social Enterprises – to promote social entrepreneurship opportunities for young people throughout Europe. Young Kreativ Social Enterprises brings together an experienced strategic partnership including Asfar (lead), Anthropolis (Hungary), Materahub (Italy) and Centre for Knowledge Management (North Macedonia). Erasmus+ Young Kreativ Social Enterprises through the … Continued

Woman of the Week – August

Asfar is continuing with the Woman of the Week campaign in August also. 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 Bilquis Edhi who is known as ‘The Mother of Pakistan’ and is one of the most … Continued

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

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