English Language Cafè: “A chat about European mobility”

Da diversi anni H.R.Y.O. ospita volontari provenienti da diversi paesi europei. Nell’arco dell’ultimo anno alcuni di loro hanno dato vita all’iniziativa chiamata “English Language Cafè”. Nato come momento aggregativo in cui coinvolgere la comunità locale nell’esercizio della lingua inglese, si è poco a poco trasformato in un appuntamento settimanale in cui si incontrano persone con … Continue reading English Language Cafè: “A chat about European mobility”

Simone tells the second training of “Get Up Stand Up” in Czech Republic

From 14th to 20th of September I took part as a representative of HRYO in a training course found ed by the Europe for Citizens program in Czech Republic, specifically in Litomysl. Litomysl is a delightful town located a couple of hours from Prague. In its historic center stands a beautiful castle, which in 1999 … Continue reading Simone tells the second training of “Get Up Stand Up” in Czech Republic

Volunteering in Palermo with H.R.Y.O.

From July 4 to August 30 I was a volunteer at the Human Rights Youth Organization in Palermo. It was an intense time that brought me many challenges and constantly pulled me out of my comfort zone. HRYO is a relatively large organization that always hosts several volunteers as part of European projects. The organization … Continue reading Volunteering in Palermo with H.R.Y.O.

Read and release! A new project promoting reading in Palermo.

From Wednesday the 28th of August, around Casa Professa, there will be books available to take and read for free as part of the street library project being a bookcrossing zone under the care of the Human Rights Youth Organization in cooperation with the Arci circle - Porco Rosso. Street library is a project by … Continue reading Read and release! A new project promoting reading in Palermo.

Living in Poland as EVS volunteer. Something about my experience in Milicz with the Foundation “Mobilny Polacy”

Hello, my name is Mariangela Barletta and I’m a volunteer of Evs program in Poland. Actually I’m working in a school named Kom in Milicz, with Mobilny Polacy foundation. I’ve arrived here in January and I will live here for one year. Milicz is a little town near Wroclaw, there aren’t for sure the opportunities … Continue reading Living in Poland as EVS volunteer. Something about my experience in Milicz with the Foundation “Mobilny Polacy”

Do Indigenous languages matter for development, peace building and reconciliation?

The year 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages, and hence the UN theme for this year’s International Mother Language Day is “indigenous languages as a factor in development, peace and reconciliation”. UNESCO believes in the importance of cultural and linguistic diversity for sustainable societies. It is within its mandate for peace that it … Continue reading Do Indigenous languages matter for development, peace building and reconciliation?