Volunteerism & ICTs: Portugal
Portugal at a Glance
Get Involved with ICVolunteers' Projects in Portugal
ICVolunteers-Switzerland is the Swiss branch of ICVolunteers. Historically, the Swiss office is the cradle of the whole organization. ICVolunteers has local presence in a growing number of countries, including Portugal.
We invite you to look over what we are doing in the area.
ICVolunteers Projects in Portugal:
8th European University on Volunteering
Following successful Assemblies in Spain, France, Switzerland, Germany and The Netherlands that were established more than 20 years ago, the European University of Volunteering is coming to Strasbourg (Alsace), where it will convene its 8th Convention from 5th to 8th October, 2016.
Religious Ideals and Reality: Responsibility of Leadership to Prevent Violence against Children
Religious leaders and civil society actors explore ways of ending violence against children.
More than 80 towns are preparing for ALTERNATIBA in Europe this year to mobilize citizens on the question of climate change and to put pressure on decision-makers at the COP21 climate conference to be held in Paris in early December.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:52:14 GMT
Volunteer firefighters help battle Portugal wildfiresWashington PostVolunteer firefighters help battle Portugal wildfires. Read More. More than 37 fire people died from forest fires that spread over the weekend in Portugal. Authorities say almost all major wildfires were out by Oct.17. More than 37 fire people died ... More...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:30:05 GMT
New York TimesDeadly Fires Sweep Portugal and Northern SpainNew York TimesEven so, the fires are certain to revive the debate over whether the authorities have allocated sufficient resources to forestry management, as well as Portugal's reliance on volunteer firefighters and its failure to punish landowners who leave forests ...Portugal and Spain wildfires kill at least 39 peopleKITV HonoluluWhy are Portugal's wildfires so deadly?The Sun DailyMore...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:06:55 GMT
NewsdayPortugal's interior minister resigns over wildfires responseNewsdayLISBON - The Portuguese minister in charge of emergency services resigned Wednesday after 106 people were killed in unprecedented wildfires this year in the Iberian nation. Interior Minister Constanca Urbano de Sousa tendered her resignation and Prime ...Portugal interior minister resigns over 106 wildfire deathsUtica Observer Dispatchall 110 news articles » More...