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URGENT! Join our Team!

Posted by projects on Aug 17

Are you French? Aged between 16 and 25? Passionate about peace and ready to give IT support to an international office while creating change through volunteering? Then don't look any further, we have the project for you!

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Youth Day Street Action

Posted by projects on Aug 13

Today, August 12th our EVS volunteers Shane and Sathya visited the lush green and busy park near the SCI offices to discover the thoughts of the beautiful people of Antwerp as part of International Youth Day 2016. The theme for this year is "Youth Leading Sustainability" with a special focus on the 11th Sustainable Development Goal "sustainable consumption and production". The volunteers talked to 6 different people all with a variety of responses and ideas on a broad range of topics on education, the environment and sustainability.

Youth Day 2016Our Climate for Peace EVS volunteer Shane discusses questions on the topic of "Youth Leading Sustainability", Antwerp, Belgium (2016)

Pledge for the Planet

Posted by projects on Aug 08

That's it.

Today we've used as much from nature as our planet can renew in the whole year and it's only August.

We use more ecological resources and services than nature can regenerate through overfishing, overharvesting forests and emitting more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than forests can sequester. We must take immediate action and help reverse the trend of overshooting our planet’s resources. At the International Secretariat of SCI, we are planning to take a pledge to keep our office meat free! We are already on a mostly veggie based diet, but our decision would mean to keep our office meals, snacks and staff meeting lunches all meat free.

Earth Overshoot Day 2016

Workshop: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

Posted by projects on Jul 27

"I hope to present this project and the guideline to the board of my organisation."

Yesterday the SCI International Secretariat had the pleasure of organising a multiplier event as part of the project "Youth Impact: Strengthening Organizational Capacities to Build Peace in Europe." The workshop was lead by Fanni Fenyősi, the lead researcher on behalf of SCI, while participants came from SCI's International Secretariat, SCI's Flemish branch VIA, CATAPA, Tumult, A Place to Live, MasterPeace, peace and youth organisations based in Belgium as well as the University of Hasselt.

Participants at the MEL workshopParticipants from A place to Live, VIA and CATAPA discuss the challenges of measuring impact, MEL Workshop, Antwerp, Belgium (2016)

Raising awareness on migration in Bulgaria

Posted by Communication on Jul 20

In order to develop a counter-narrative for fighting racism against migrants and break stereotypes about people seeking refuge, CVS-Bulgaria has started organizing in Sofia raising-awareness events on the topic of migration, focussing on the situation along the Balkan Route.  


Photo taken in  the event oganised by CVS- Bulgaria (2016)

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