RESOLVE: Network Conference – Panels Revealed

The RESOLVE: Network Conference 2024 panels have just been announced: Are you passionate about peacebuilding and eager to make a difference? Asfar’s and RESOLVE: Network’s dedicated young volunteers, in partnership other peacebuilding NGOs, are crafting a one-of-a-kind event filled with keynote speakers, practical activities and insightful learning sessions. Make sure to follow us and save … Continued

Volunteer Opportunity – apply now

Are you passionate about Peacebuilding and International development? Do you have strong project management skills and a dedication to making a positive impact in the world? Asfar is looking for a committed volunteer to join digitally our team from November 2023 to September 2024 to support the organization of our 3rd Peace Conference, this time … Continued

International Day of Peace

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The UN General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, through observing 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire. But achieving true peace entails much more than laying down arms. It requires the building … Continued

International Traineeship 2022/2023 Launched

Asfar is happy to announce that our International Traineeship 2022/2023 programme has been officially launched. Asfar’s International Traineeship is a 3-month work-based traineeship pilot funded by the Turing Scheme focused on Management skills, including Continuous Professional Development (CPD) & training, for a Participant aged 18 to 40, who is a current VET learner or recent … Continued

Achieving social change and working towards peaceful societies

Me (Tinatin), Nino, Dato and Irakli (From Georgia) have participated in the Erasmus+ programme “RESOLVE: Peace Camps Dialogue Event” which took place in London, in May 2022. During the programme, we gained knowledge about conflict management types and peacebuilding. For me, the most remembered day was visiting Europe House, as we had valuable experience there, … Continued

Women and Girls in Science Day

Women and Girls in Science day is the occasion to celebrate their active contributions to global knowledge through history even though it has been mainly kept invisible. “We cannot grow into what does not exist”. This is why visibility and role models are of tremendous importance to bring up the next generation of female scientists … Continued

International Traineeship – Q&A session

Asfar is organising a Q&A session as part of our Turing Scheme funded International Traineeship project. The International Traineeship project is a 3-month work-based traineeship focused on Management skills, including Continous Professional Development (CPD) & training, for young people from the United Kingdom. Asfar has 7 fully-funded International Traineeships available with our trusted international development … Continued

Call for participants from the UK

The RESOLVE: New Youth Order project is designed to support young people to represent themselves to decision-makers, develop their conflict resolution skills, and ensure young people are leading community unification as social action leaders and change-makers, addressing the societies’ social intolerance throughout Europe. Email your interest to resolve@asfar.org.uk until 22nd January 2022. If you have … Continued

International Traineeship – Info Day

Asfar is organising an Info Day as part of our Turing Scheme funded International Traineeship project. The International Traineeship project is a 3-month work-based traineeship focused on Management skills, including Continous Professional Development (CPD) & training, for young people from the United Kingdom. Asfar has 7 fully funded International Traineeships available with our trusted international … 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 e.journal@asfar.org.uk The e-Journal focuses on the Balkans, Middle East and North Africa or the Caucasus. Articles can be on … 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

e-Journal Edition: August 2021

Dear Reader, This time we are paying tribute. I have heard people say that explaining Brexit using the example of Erasmus+ is a strange thing to do. And it may indeed be so, but my friend’s sister would probably disagree. OK, maybe this is not how she explains Brexit, but this is at least one … Continued

Education as Soft Power and Beyond

Education is a good thing. This is a generalisation, but one of the very few with which most people would agree. Now, what education delivered to whom, where and how are issues which have led to wars, both verbal and physical, both of epic scale. While, historically, contemplating these questions has been considered a male-brain … Continued

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