Join the Youth Board!

The RESOLVE: Network – Youth Wing currently has vacancies for Youth Board members and Country Representatives for young people aged 18 to 30. The opportunities are digital, so a Country Representative or Youth Board member can be from any country. For more information on the RESOLVE: Network and the Youth Board opportunities, check out the … Continued

Earth Day 2021

Plastic pollution is one of the most serious environmental issues that we face today.It impacts the environment and our health and well-being. We’ve all played a part to this issue and must work to reduce and end plastic pollution.Take photos of plastic waste near you with Earth Challenge App (available on Playstore and Appstore) so … Continued

AsfarEurope: learn about our Social Objectives

AsfarEurope’s Social Objectives are core to our strategic approach, advise our delivery activities and supports us to make a difference in the communities we serve. AsfarEurope’s first Social Objectives have been influenced by young people and will be the focus of our activities up until 2025. See below our 2020 to 2025 Social Objectives:

Website launched!

Welcome to AsfarEurope’s new website! After several months in development, AsfarEurope has its own website. AsfarEurope is a dynamic micro-NGO based in Estonia, established to offer development opportunities for Young People, Women and Communities in the Baltic, Russia, the Caucasus and wider Europe through: Educational, Skills & Digital learning opportunities;  Social Entrepreneurship;  Intercultural learning; Transnational & … 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

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

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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