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

Woman of the Week – January

Asfar is continuing with the Woman of the Week campaign in the new year. Check out every week for a new entry and learn about the achievements of woman that have been often overlooked by history. Kamala Harris will make history by being the first female, first black and first South Asian American to be … Continued

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

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