The forum is an international space organized by the UNESCO Committee in Technologies for Development will take place in Lausanne, Switzerland, between 2 and 4 of May.
The fourth Voluntary Sector Workshop, which took place on 1st and 2nd October at the Casa del Mar in Barcelona, focused mainly on two key topics: the preliminary draft bill proposed by the Agencia Catalana del Voluntariado and the upcoming European Voluntary Sector Conference.
For the last few weeks it has been impossible to watch the TV without finding out about the “Spanish victory” over the evil Somali pirates.
But have you asked yourself who the Somali pirates really are?
Are they members of an armed gang?
Fishermen protecting their waters?
Perhaps a mixture of the two?
What should we do? What can we expect from the Copenhagen Conference? What will our world be like in 20 years' time? These are some of the questions asked in the Global Eco Forum. We have selected some responses from iWith.org for our readers and for those who were unable to follow the event live.
The first Conference on Cooperative Social Responsibility Humanizar 2007 was held in Zaragoza on the 17th and 18th of October, promoted by the Industry and Commerce Department of the government of Aragón. Iwith.org organized the round table “Internet for NGO’s”.
On Dec 8 -10, 2007 the World Conference on Unity of Man will take place in India. The purpose of this is to explain the basic unit of life and contribute to an essential improvement of the situation present today. According to organizers, they believe that it is dominated by aggression, violence, religious sectarianism, and racism.
The XX Voluntary Service World Conference will take place in Panamá from April 2 -5 next year under the heading of " Voluntary Service for the Development of Mankind: More Solidarity, less Poverty"