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

Woman of the Week – February

Asfar is continuing with the Woman of the Week campaign also in Feburary. Check out every week for a new entry and learn about the achievements of woman that have been often overlooked by history. Fata Orlović, a Bosniak woman who fought a legal battle to have a church removed from her back garden. After … Continued

UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – Introduction

As part of our new partner project ‘Global Learning through Digital Stories’, which is funded by the EU through the Anna Lindh Foundation, we will be sharing weekly posts about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals! (SDGs) The aim of the project is to empower young people in their countries and other countries in Euro-Med … Continued

Gender inequality and the COVID-19 crisis

According to the United Nations Human Development Working Paper on ‘Gender inequality and the COVID-19 crisis: A Human Development perspective’, women are disproportionately affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic. The paper explains how ‘women make up more than 85% of nursing personnel and women make up almost half of doctors for all countries except those with … Continued

Erasmus+ RESOLVE: Equity project launched

Asfar is happy to announce that the Eramus+ RESOLVE: Reconciliation for Gender Equity project has been officially launched. The RESOLVE: Equity project has started today with a Kick-off meeting and will last for 8 months. The partnership includes partners from 5 countries (Turkey, Italy, Georgia, Morocco and the UK) who will work to address & increase awareness … Continued

Erasmus+ RESOLVE: Peace Camps project launched

Asfar is happy to announce that the Eramus+ RESOLVE: Peace Camps project has been officially launched. The RESOLVE: Peace Camps project has started today with a Kick-off meeting and will last for 12 months. The partnership includes partners from 7 countries (Hungary, Spain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkey, Cyprus, Georgia and UK) who will work together … Continued

Asfar’s Winter 2021 Edition of the e-Journal is now online

The Winter 2021 edition of the e-Journal includes nine articles from across the Caucasus, Balkans and Middle East & North Africa and marks the International Day of Education. Asfar would like to thank all contributors who have been involved in the Winter 2021 edition of the e-Journal. And especially would like to thank and welcome … Continued

Digital Talks: ‘Desectarianisation: a New Path for Peace Building?

Our next Digital Talks: ‘Desectarianisation: a New Path for Peace Building?‘ by Dr Simon Mabon, Senior Lecturer at Lancaster University, whilst also being Director of the Richardson Institute. Dr. Simon Mabon is the director of SEPAD, funded by Carnegie Corporation, which looks at the way in which the rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran is … Continued

Asfar joins the European Network of Youth Centers

Asfar is pleased to announce our membership of the European Network of Youth Centers (ENYC). The ENYC Network arose from a decision of the CDEJ of the Council of Europe to seek to stimulate across Europe a concern for the nature of intercultural learning and other features of the work of the Council in the field of Youth which … Continued

The Global Gender Report 2020

The Global Gender Report 2020 from the World Economic Forum has concluded that although some improvements have been made to bridge gender gaps, that globally we still have a long way to go in order to achieve complete closure of all gender gaps. The UK was ranked 21st overall for The Global Gender Gap Index, … Continued

Digital Talks: Conflict Styles & Strategies

Our next Digital Talk: Conflict Styles & Strategies will be with dr. Majbritt Lyck-Bowen, a Lecturer in Reconciliation and Peacebuilding at the University of Winchester, UK and a Research Fellow at the Winchester Centre of Religion, Reconciliation and Peace. She is an experienced and highly skilled facilitator of workshops on a broad range of issues … Continued

Global Learning through Digital Stories – meeting with ALF Team

Today, Asfar with project partners Anthropolis and Interfaith Encounters Association has met with the Anna Lindh Foundation team about the start of our Global Learning through Digital Stories Project which financed by the EU through the Anna Lindh Foundation. Asfar is hoping to meet young people from the UK in February and March 2021 and … Continued

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