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October 2021

Ending Orphanage Volunteering & the Institutionalisation of Children.

DATE : October 21, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

We would like to invite you to Ending Orphanage Volunteering & the Institutionalisation of Children. Transforming the Way We Care Event directed at Students. The event will take place on Wednesday, 27 October, 7-8:30PM. WHY ATTEND? Join Comhlamh and Tearfund Ireland in an online discussion around the growing global movement to end orphanage volunteering and […]

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#FirstWeds Autumn Series (PART 2): Where Does the Wisdom Lie? Elders on the Climate Crisis

DATE : October 21, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

With COP26 as the backdrop, join us this autumn for our #FirstWeds series where we will be seeking wisdom and inspiration from youth, elders, and a wider cohort of community activists on the climate crisis, present and future.

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A Development Education Programme for Code Volunteer Sending Agencies

DATE : October 21, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

A Development Education Programme for Code Volunteer Sending Agencies Development Education Programme for Code VSAs This is a programme for Comhlámh Code Volunteer Sending Agencies  WHEN: Sessions will take place on the last Thursday of every month, beginning Thursday, 28 October, from 11.30am to 1pm.  Register now On 28 October, Comhlámh is ​starting a new Development […]

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What is Decolonisation Asking of Us? – Comhlámh Think Piece at IVCO 2021

DATE : October 14, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

This paper by Sive Bresnihan, Training & Education Officer with Comhlámh asks how the field of volunteering for development – which typically enjoys and asserts an aid of neutrality and benevolence – might meet growing calls for decolonisation. It calls on us, at IVCO and beyond, to break the cycle of conversations that ultimately lead […]

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