Looking back at the VolinHA-HO project

VolinHA-HO project ended with various dissemination events in each partner’s country. In Paris, a conference gathered around 100 participants on the question: “Which role for volunteering in humanitarian crises?” Here is a short ...Continue reading

Intercultural collaboration in international volunteering

Towards the development of a resource pack for hosting organizations and communities“Let’s take the bold and transformative steps urgently needed to shift the world on to a sustainable and resilient path!"[1]This is one of the main message of the ...Continue reading

September 2017: HO partners disseminate their learning

The end of VolinHA project is approaching. After two years of a fruitful collaboration, partners disseminate project’s results and learning.However, our partners from Burundi, Philippines and Bangladesh face very difficult situations and have to response to emergencies. The entire consortium shares their thoughts and support to our ...Continue reading

EU Aid Volunteers : Open public consultation from ECHO

After 3 years of efficiency, DG ECHO decided to launch a public consultation about EU Aid Volunteers initiative. To implement coordination and operational outreach, its coordinate a mid-term consultation open to everyone : stakeholders and citizen. To continue the work in partnership which has be done from 2014, DG ECHO propose this ...Continue reading

VolinHA consortium meeting in Paris : HO & SO Intercultural ressource

During the final VolinHA consortium meeting in Paris, all the partners of HO & SO  gathered to discuss about their practices and their intercultural vision in managed project.During the final consortium meeting in Paris (21st-23rd June), we had the opportunity to test out one of the exercises proposed in the ...Continue reading

Second trinomial meeting in Ecuador

From 24th to 30th of March FOCSIV and France Volontaires visited Pastoral Social Caritas, in Ecuador for the II meeting foreseen by the project. It was an intense week of meetings, exchanges and reflections on the activities implemented during the  Volunteering in Humanitarian Aid – Hosting ...Continue reading

Infoday EU Aid Volunteers in Paris

Infoday of the EU Aid Volunteers initiative mde by European Executive Agency took place in Paris last  March 23rd Sixteen French organizations met on last 23rd March in France Volontaires’s office to participate to an Infoday on EU Aid Volunteers proposed by the Executive Agency. Along the day, the ...Continue reading

Interviews about local training

From March 31 to April 10, the VolinHA-HO partners, participated in the FOCSIV Binomenal meeting in Ecuador. During this meeting, Red Cross Pichincha has presented the local training activities of the project.The local activities for trainers have broached the issues such as humanitarian aid, human rights, psychological ...Continue reading

Interview about multicultural cooperation

From March 31 to April 10, the VolinHA-HO partners, participated in their Binomenal meeting. During this meeting, Pastoral Social Caritas Ecuador and FOCSIV exchanged together on issues such as European humanitarian aid, challenges and national contexts, to better understand each other. On this ...Continue reading

VolinHA’ second consortium meeting

The second consortium gathered in Paris from 18 to 21 May 2016 in Paris. The time for a mid-term review of their progress and to further exchange their good practices in terms of volunteer management. The « HO » and « SO » consortiums work together in order to get the EU Aid Volunteers certification by the end of the ...Continue reading

Consortium meeting in Paris !

The second consortium meeting of “Volunteering in Humanitarian Aid” (VolinHA) projects took place from the 18th to the 21st of May in Paris.Since October 2015, these two projects, coordinated by France Volontaires and La Guilde, gather 9 European partners and 5 partners from third ...Continue reading

Rome welcome the first consortium meeting

And so it begins ! The Technical Assistance and Capacity building project called “Volunteering in Humanitarian Aid" has officially started in Rome !With the reunion of the two consortium led by the European Guild and France Volontaires, they gather 9 european based organisations and 5 organisations based in disaster affected ...Continue reading

Annual plenary meeting in Paris

Seven months after the kick off meeting in Rome, VolinHA-HO partners have come together for their annual plenary meeting, in Paris.Main purpose will be to share updates about their activities over the last months and plan for further steps in the project. Best ...Continue reading

Trilateral meetings : a success !

Last April, VolinHA-HO partners have just finished their annual trilateral meetings in Ecuador, Bangladesh and Burkina Faso:FOCSIV met ...Continue reading

Volunteers training in first aid in Ouagadougou

Volunteers did some first trainings.Continue reading