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September 2019

‘Where do I start?’ online course

DATE : September 26, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Dates: Thursday 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th November 2019 ‘This course is well organised and presented. I loved the opportunity to contribute and to hear others’ Are you thinking about volunteering internationally? Are you unsure about where to start? Are you wondering about whether it is a good thing to do? Or maybe you are […]

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Our new online course on ethical communication is almost here!

DATE : September 26, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Our new online course on ethical communication is almost here! Thinking about or preparing to volunteer internationally? Interested in reading (and communicating) our increasingly image and news saturated world more skilfully? We’re delighted to say that our new E-TICK e-learning platform on ethical communication is almost here! A collaborative effort between Društvo Humanitas (Slovenia), Zavod […]

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Psychosocial resilience: sustainable activism and building resilience

DATE : September 26, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Psychosocial resilience: sustainable activism and building resilience In May, I took part in a 10-day training up the Pyrenees Mountains in Catalonia. The training was called ‘Regenerative Activism.’ A new partner of Comhlámh called Ulex ran it. Ulex is the Latin for gorse. A thorny evergreen shrub that is extremely adaptive and resilient. It cannot […]

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FirstWeds: Civil Disobedience and Social Change.

DATE : September 26, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

FirstWeds: Civil Disobedience and Social Change In a society and world of overlapping crisis, ecological and political, what role does civil disobedience have to play? With increasing numbers of people feeling that formal politics is exacerbating growing inequality and injustice, can civil disobedience be harnessed as collective action? We are kicking off a new season […]

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New Erasmus+ project starts this October

DATE : September 26, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

New Erasmus+ project starts this October We’re excited to announce a new project that’s starting this October, which will enable Comhlámh to develop our work with civil society organisations who are supporting migrants arriving in crisis situations in Europe.  Funded by the European Commission under the Erasmus+ programme, the project involves organisations from Greece, Italy […]

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Comhlámh’s Access to Medicines: Corbyns proposals “major moment in a wave of reform”

DATE : September 25, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Comhlámh’s Access to Medicines: Corbyns proposals “major moment in a wave of reform” Comhlámh member group ‘Access To Medicines’ have welcomed proposals set out by the UK Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn.  At the annual party conference Corbyn launched Labour’s plans to “public health before private profit” aiming to challenge rampant profiteering and inequality around […]

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Focus Podcast: Ethical Living and Social Change

DATE : September 23, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Focus Podcast: Ethical Living and Social Change If you want to keep up to date with Focus podcasts, be sure and subscribe via you favourite podcast app. Please share and like to. Give us a rating and some comments if you really like (or maybe not) what we are covering on Focus. It helps others […]

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Culture Night 2019

DATE : September 17, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Culture Night 2019 Ireland Says Welcome @ Comhlámh “Following the great success of the human library and music from Kaleidoscope Collective at Culture Night last year we are delighted to announce our entertainment for Culture Night 2019! We look forward to welcoming both return visitors and new faces to Culture Night at Comhlamh, Parliament St, […]

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Nepal Day 2019

DATE : September 11, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Nepal Day 2019 Comhlamh attended Nepal Day over the weekend just past. This from Ruth Powell. We had a terrific time at Farmleigh Sunday with the Nepal Ireland Society celebrating Nepal day and talking about #volopsThere was a lovely atmosphere, some wonderful dances and music and of course, great people – thank you for the invite Nepal Ireland Society – […]

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Project Officer, Sustaining Civic Responses to Migration (Erasmus+)

DATE : September 10, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Project Officer, Sustaining Civic Responses to Migration (Erasmus+) Job Description Job Title: Sustaining Civic Responses to Migration – Project Officer Reports to: Programme Manager Location: 12 Parliament Street, Dublin 2 Comhlámh is a member organisation that works to mobilise for an equitable and sustainable world. As the Irish association of development workers and volunteers, Comhlámh promotes […]

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IC4LOP Launch

DATE : September 10, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

IC4LOP Launch On June 21st, we held the launch event for our latest Erasmus+ funded project, ‘International Citizens for Local Perspectives’ (IC4LOP).  We were delighted to host over 50 representatives of migrant support organisations, volunteer sending agencies, and other national organisations in Wood Quay for a very engaged programme.  The project aims to create innovative […]

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Irish Aid Volunteering Fair 2019

DATE : September 5, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Dates for the Irish Aid Volunteering Fair 2019 have been confirmed When: Saturday 9th November 2019. 11am-4pm Where: Hibernia Conference Centre, Dublin Castle Come along if you would like to meet returned volunteers and staff from more than 35 volunteer sending agencies.  Come along if you would like to participate in interactive workshops and hear from people […]

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