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News from the European YWCA Board

General Assembly 2020 The Board of the European YWCA took a decision to postpone the General Assembly. Now we can announce a digital General Assembly on October 24th via Zoom. The Board made this decision as we cannot be certain that travel restrictions will be lifted across Europe by the autumn and our constitution requires that we have to have a…

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Women and COVID-19 – It´s not just the virus…

Thoughts and reflections from Joanna Toassa, European YWCA Board member and Treasurer During this COVID-19 pandemic, women’s lives are affected in many ways that are not always visible, due to restrictive measures and lockdown. Actually pandemic has drastically changed their/our lives. The impact on women’s lives can be categorized into three big categories: economic, social…

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Sharing and Caring – Zoom meeting with members

A month ago, 28th of May, the European YWCA Board had a Zoom call with member associations: participants came from Greece, Malta and Italy. We talked about how Covid-19 had affected us and our organizations, and we shared the diverse responses we had encountered in different countries. We noticed how the pandemic had brought to…

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Become a new Board Member?

Nowadays there are so many ways to get involved – especially for the YWCA or other NGOs. Maybe you are the type of person who would like to get involved in a local or national project. That’s totally okay. But what about contributing to the worldwide YWCA movement in Europe? Your YWCA is located in…

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European Youth organizations give a voice to young people

The EYF is the  platform of more than 100 youth organizations in Europe and it’s co-funded by Erasmus+ and the Council of Europe. The Youth Forum is an ideal opportunity for young people to immerse themselves in European politics and give young people a voice at international level. The European YWCA is happy to be…

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European Youth Forum´s General Assembly linked both organizations and young participants

The representative of European YWCA in European Youth Forum Vera Syrokvash attended the European Youth Forum General Assembly, the highest decision-making body of the EYF. in November 22-24 at the European Youth Capital-2019 Novi Sad, Serbia. At the General Assembly 217 delegates from the national youth councils and international non-governmental youth organizations,including EYWCA, worked together…

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On the Road to the World YWCA Council 2019

From the 17th to the 22nd of November, the 29th World YWCA Council will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa. An intergenerational space, the World Council is a unique YWCA opportunity that brings together women and young women from over 100 countries once every four years to engage in a democratic decision-making, setting strategic priorities…

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EPALE award to YWCA of Malta

In 2018 the YWCA of Malta won the EPALE award in adult learning´s as first runners! A big congratulations from the European YWCA to our sisters in Malta!

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