RESOLVE: Life after Brexit project launched

Asfar is happy to announce that the Erasmus+ RESOLVE: Life after Brexit project has been officially launched. The RESOLVE: Life after Brexit project has started today with a Kick-off meeting and will last for 12 months. The partnership includes partners from 5 countries (Hungary, Turkey, Slovakia, Germany and UK) who will organise transnational activities in … Continued

Digital Talks: Effects of Covid-19 on Girls Education in the Developing World

Asfar’s next Digital Talks: ‘Effects of Covid-19 on Girls Education in the Developing World’ will be by Ronke Oladele, Anchorise. Ronke Oladele is an Msc International Development graduate from the University of Birmingham. She is the founder of Anchorise; a social enterprise centred around empowering young girls through education through the sale of sustainable backpacks … Continued

ESC RESOLVE: Volunteering for Peace – call for volunteers

Asfar is happy to announce applications are now open for UK young people to join our 8-12 month RESOLVE: Volunteer 4 Peace programme’s reconciliation and peacebuilding volunteering scheme. Fully funded 7 volunteer placements are available in Turkey, Israel, Cyprus and Bosnia-Herzegovina. FULLY FUNDED includes: Accommodation, Travel grant, Bills, Subsistence payment, monthly ‘pocket money’ and language … Continued

Erasmus+ RESOLVE: Peace Camps Online Dialogue Activity

The RESOLVE: Peace Camps Online Dialogue Activity is a skills development & dialogue focused activity where young community change-makers and local peacebuilders address the societies’ social intolerance throughout Europe. The RESOLVE: Peace Camps 2020 is designed to support youth leaders to represent themselves to decision-makers, develop their conflict resolution skills, and ensuring young people are … Continued

ALF Storytelling Workshop

Asfar is happy to invite young people from the UK to participate in our Storytelling workshop which will take place online, on the 29th and 30th March 2021 at 2 pm UK time. The Workshop is the second Storytelling Workshop we are organising through our ALF Global Learning through Digital Storytelling project. The workshop will … Continued

RESOLVE: Peace Camps Online Dialogue Event

During our Erasmus+ RESOLVE: Peace Camps Online Dialogue event more then 30 young people got to know each other during the first day. They have learned about the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Storytelling. Also we have organised a Simulation Game – MORE. Participants took 6 different roles and are trying to resolve the situation … Continued

Woman of the Week – March

Asfar is continuing with the Woman of the Week campaign in March. Check out every week for a new entry and learn about the achievements of woman that have been often overlooked by history. Shirley Chisholm was the first African American woman to be elected to U.S. Congress and the first woman and African American … Continued

RESOLVE: Network Meeting

If you have attended any RESOLVE projects, you are invited to attend our next RESOLVE: Network Meeting, which is happening on the 3rd March and is part of our RESOLVE: Peace Camps project. The Networking Meeting theme is ‘Reconciliation in a Digital Age’ and will give our RESOLVE: Network members an opportunity to discuss this … Continued

ALF Storytelling Workshop

Today, Asfar’s ALF Global Learning through Digital Stories project has implemented the first activity, the Storytelling Workshop. More than 40 young people joined us to increase their skills in storytelling. Before their workshop, this is with what they connect #storytelling. Participants have learned about the UN #SDGs and developed stories on different SDGs. The project … Continued

Asfar e-Journal – Call for contributions

We are looking for contributors for our next 2021 edition of the Asfar e-Journal! If you are interested in writing an article on ‘knowledge exchange’ in the Caucaus, get in touch at e.journal@asfar.org.uk The e-Journal focuses on the Balkans, Caucasus and Middle East and North Africa. Articles can be on a range of topics and … Continued

Social Justice Day

Most international or global days are celebrated to create awareness and educate the community about topics of concern that needs global attention. International days are occasions to educate the public on issues of concern, to mobilize political will and resources to address #globalproblems, and to celebrate and reinforce achievements of humanity on a global and … Continued

Digital Talks: Period Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Our next Digital Talks: ‘Period Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa’ will be by Modupe Adeagbo, a Public Health analyst from FemBox. Modupe Adeagbo is a Public Health analyst with a degree in Global Public Health from New York University and works for FemBox – a non-profit organisation promoting women and girls health in Sub-Saharan Africa. The … Continued

Erasmus+ RESOLVE: Peace Camps Online Dialogue Activity

The RESOLVE: Peace Camps Online Dialogue Activity is a skills development & dialogue focused activity where young community change-makers and local peacebuilders address the societies’ social intolerance throughout Europe. The RESOLVE: Peace Camps 2020 is designed to support youth leaders to represent themselves to decision-makers, develop their conflict resolution skills, and ensuring young people are … Continued

Digital Talks: Rombelong Tutoring: Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people and education in the UK

Our next Digital Talks: ‘Rombelong Tutoring: Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people and education in the UK‘ by Chrissie Browne, Widening Participation Department at King’s College London. Chrissie Browne leads on the work to increase representation of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller students in Higher Education by addressing barriers that occur throughout the education lifecycle. The Talk will … Continued

ALF Storytelling Workshop

Asfar is happy to invite young people from the UK to participate in our Storytelling workshop which will take place online, on the 23rd February 2021 through our ALF Global Learning through Digital Storytelling project. The focus of the project is to create a platform for powerful, critical and meaningful dialogues, which will inspire intercultural … Continued

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