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Gaza, Gabriele Nissim: stop with ideology, it’s time for moral resistance

3 hours 14 min ago
While in the Gaza Strip civilian massacres are continuing and in Israel anti war demonstrators are being attacked by the extreme right wing, the writer of Jewish origin and founder of Gariwo, the Gardens of the Righteous Worldwide, shows a practical way to emerge from war. Here is the interview.

Microfranchise Solidaire, a new form of social entrepreneurship

3 hours 14 min ago
Launched by Adie, France’s pioneer microcredit organization, it is one of the 15 projects selected by the President of the French Republic in the framework of "La France s’engage",that accelerates socially useful projects. Everyone can give ideas to help solve Adie’s challenge: imagine new concepts of microfranchise that they could launch. Give your idea on MakeSense’s website!

ThinkYoung, the think tank that gives youth a voice

3 hours 14 min ago
It is an NGO that provides youth under 30 in Europe a platform for debates with decision-makers within Europe. ThinkYoung has been lobbying for young people since 2007 in Brussels and now it is also in Geneva and in Hong Kong.

Fail2Succeed: overcoming the stigma of entrepreneurial failure

3 hours 14 min ago
ThinkYoung, the first think tank that focuses on young people, have released a video documentary on startuppers who failed and started again, as part of Fail2Succeed, the first pan-European campaign of its kind.

July 2014

3 hours 14 min ago
A Vita Europe selection of civil society events around Europe

Impact Hub Fellowship for a Long and Full Life

3 hours 14 min ago
An international programme, created by Impact Hub together with AXA Seguros and Swiss Re Foundation, to support entrepreneurs and social innovators tackling the challenges linked to the ageing population and the increase in human’s life expectancy.

Europe’s small steps towards 50/50

3 hours 14 min ago
The number of women in the European Parliament increases by 1,25%: at this pace it will take half a century until we reach gender parity

“From active inclusion to social investment”, EESC and Eurofound joint conference

3 hours 14 min ago
The conference aims at focusing on the underlying situation and the measures taken at European level to step up active inclusion and social investment.

Combating cyberbullying

3 hours 14 min ago
The final event for the #DeleteCyberbullying project, led by COFACE, is going to take place on the 4th of June in Brussels.

Social Housing, “our Manifesto for a better Europe”

3 hours 14 min ago
On the eve of the elections VitaEurope interviews Housing Europe Secretary General, Sorcha Edwards, to discuss the main challenges social housing will be faced within the next years at EU level.

A campaign helps you choose the best possible Europe

25. July 2014 - 14:29
A campaign launched by the European Volunteer Centre aims at raising awareness about the role of MEP in strengthening the volunteer infrastructure in Europe

June 2014

22. July 2014 - 11:34
A Vita Europe selection of civil society events around Europe

Renzi: EU Third Sector summit to be held in Milan next fall

17. July 2014 - 14:39
During a meeting with the Italian Third Sector protagonists Italian Prime Minister announces that a European third sector summit will be held in Milan during the Italian EU presidency

Second European Social Innovation Competition Awards Ceremony

8. July 2014 - 12:02
The Competition,launched last year by the European Commission, is culminating in the awards ceremony, taking place on the 20th of May in Brussels.

Celebrating crowdfunding in France

26. June 2014 - 15:56
The Fête du Crowdfunding, taking place in Paris on the 17th of May, marks a unique occasion to discovering crowdfunding in all its forms, getting to know about the possibilities it offers and the different existing platforms

The world of philanthropy rethinks Europe in Sarajevo

9. June 2014 - 13:43
The 25th EFC Annual General Assembly gathers together the protagonists of European philanthropy to discuss solidarity, civil society and political governance

Where Italian talent emerges

6. June 2014 - 15:01
The Youth to Business Forum, AIESEC's international event to foster youth entrepreneurship, returns to Italy for the fourth time. It will be held at the Bocconi University in Milan on the 16th of May.

The Social Economy of Today and Tomorrow: what challenges, what milestones?

29. May 2014 - 11:13
Luca Jahier, President of the Various Interests Group of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), explains what the new European legislature will have to do to promote a growth model of participation, equity and ambition.

European Social Business Forum 2014 about to start

27. May 2014 - 8:03
The event, this year at its second edition, is going to take place in Lund, Sweden on the 15th of May.

Fostering youth social entrepreneurship

23. May 2014 - 13:33
UnLtd organizes the Living it Festival, the biggest youth social enterprise festival, which will take place at Google Campus in London on the 16th and 17th of May