Woman of the Week – December

Our campaign continues in December as we still want to raise awareness about the achievements of woman that have been often overlooked by history. With our UN75 Conference this Thursday & Human Right’s Day on Friday, we wanted to celebrate a human rights advocate and UN diplomat – Eleanor Roosevelt! Eleanor worked tirelessly to promote … Continued

A very successful RESOLVE: Network Youth Conference

The RESOLVE: Network Youth Conference was organised on the 10th December 2020 has brought together 142 delegates, speakers and team members who joined this 6 hours long conference to mark UN75. The Conference started with a keynote speech from Jonathan Eshpar, Political Affairs Officer with the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process. During the first Panel … Continued

RESOLVE: Network Youth Conference 2020

To mark UN75, RESOLVE: Network partners, have decided to launch the RESOLVE: Network Youth Conference on the 10th December 2020 with the theme ‘Reconciling the Past, Building the Future’. Originally planned as an event as part of a wider live dialogue programme taking place in 2020/2021, with the pandemic restrictions and the desire to connect … Continued

Digital Talks: Music Connects: How an inter-ethnic rock music program brings youth together in Europe’s most divided city

Our next Digital Talk: Music Connects: How an inter-ethnic rock music program brings youth together in Europe’s most divided city will be with Wendy Hassler-Forest of Musicians Without Borders. The Digital Talk will explore how a shared passion for rock music was the key to bringing young people together in the ethnically divided city of Mitrovica. The … Continued

Digital Talks: An introduction to long-term volunteering ant the ESC

Our next Digital Talk: An Introduction to Long-term Volunteering and the ESC will be with current ESC Volunteers Luke Scott & Jade Sullivan (RESOLVE: Volunteer for Peace) and former ESC volunteers and Emina Hasanagić from Asfar, UK. The Digital Talk will explore long-term volunteering placements under the European Solidarity Corps scheme. The Talk will be on the 11th November at 5pm UK … Continued

Woman of the Week – November

Our campaign continues in November as we still want to raise awareness about the achievements of woman that have been often overlooked by history. Remember every Monday is #WOTW November’s first #WOTW is Claudette Colvin! Claudette bravely refused to give up her seat to a white person and was subsequently arrested for it. Claudette refused to give … Continued

Digital Talks: Youth Cooperation in the Western Balkans

Our next Digital Talk: Youth Cooperation in the Western Balkans will be with Berina Bukva from the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO), Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Digital Talk will explore how the process of reconciliation and cooperation between youth in the Western Balkans is tackled by RYCO. The Talk will be on the 28th October at 5pm UK time/6pm CEST. To register for the … Continued

Digital Talks: Tackling Energy Poverty in Practice

Our next Digital Talk will be with Lidija Zivcic and Tomislav Tkalec from Focus, Slovenia. The Digital Talk will explore the dimensions of energy poverty and provide an overview of simple actions to tackle energy poverty. The Talk will be on the 14th October at 5pm UK time/6pm CEST. To register for the talk, use this … Continued

Woman of the Week – October

Welcome to our new campaign called Woman of the Week, every Monday we will be celebrating an inspiring woman! We wanted to start this campaign as the achievements of women are too often overshadowed in our unequal society. We want to recognise women that have been over looked by history. Over the next few weeks, … Continued

Digital Talks: Intimate Partner Violence Awareness

Our next Digital Talks will be with Rianna Raymond-Williams from Shine ALOUD. The Digital Talk will specifically concern their new campaign ‘I Know He Loves Me – Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Awareness.’ Their campaign aims to show the signs of IPV, which is incredibly important given the rise of domestic abuse cases during the COVID-19 … Continued

Digital Talks: Youth Express Network

Our next Digital Talks will be with the team from Youth Express Network a network or youth organisations from across Europe which Asfar has just joined! We’ll have a discussion about youth organisations and their work before, during and after COVID-19. Get to know Y-E-N and their work at 5pm CET/4pm UK time on Wednesday … Continued

Digital Talks: ‘The (dis)connections between counterterrorism and peacebuilding

Asfar is continuing with a series of Digital Talks which will be hosted by a diverse group of experts from their field of expertise, followed by a brief question and answer session, altogether lasting around 45 minutes. Digital Talks: ‘The (dis)connections between counterterrorism and peacebuilding: a look at different country experiences‘ by Louis Monroy-Sandander, Faculty … Continued

Digital Talks – July

Asfar is continuing with a series of Digital Talks which will be hosted by a diverse group of experts from their field of expertise, followed by a brief question and answer session, altogether lasting around 45 minutes. There will be these Digital Talks hosted in July. Digital Talks: Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Kenya by Michael … Continued

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