Message on COVID-19 from our CEO.

12th March 2020 Dear all participants on our programmes, Since January 2019, the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has become a serious health issue that requires individuals, communities, organisations and Governments to adapt and change their working patterns and social behaviours on a daily basis to prevent the virus spreading any further. Every day, there is some new … Continued

Closed for the festive period

  Hello, Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and festive period. Asfar will be closed from Friday 20th December 2019 to 6th January 2020. If you have any questions about any of our programmes, please email and we will reply in early January. Have a fantastic holiday and all the best for 2020. Asfar  

ESC RESOLVE: Volunteer 4 Peace – International Volunteers needed

Asfar is now recruiting for European Solidarity Corps volunteers for RESOLVE: Volunteer 4 Peace (UK applicants only).   Asfar currently has 4 fully funded volunteering placements in Sarajevo, Bosnia-i-Herzegovina and Baku, Azerbaijan as part of our RESOLVE European Solidarity Corps programmes for anyone from the UK aged 18 to 30. RESOLVE: Volunteer 4 Peace is … Continued

New RESOLVE programmes launched!!!

Asfar has just launched 4 new RESOLVE programmes – providing further EU funded opportunities for UK young people until December 2020! Our third generation RESOLVE programmes include: Youth Exchanges; international Dialogue activities; long term funded Volunteering placements in Baku and Sarajevo; and social action funding for UK young people. RESOLVE third generation programmes include Erasmus+ … Continued

Asfar is recruiting for a International Project Intern based in Sarajevo

International Project Development Volunteer Intern Deadline: 20th September 2019   Asfar is recruiting for 2 International Project Development Volunteer Interns to start from Oct 2019. The volunteer internship will focus on reconciliation, peacebuilding and youth development in over 12 different countries in the UK, the Balkans, the Middle East & North Africa and the Caucasus. … Continued

Peacebuilding Project Lead Volunteers + stipend

Asfar is currently recruiting for 2 Project Lead Volunteers to be involved in our peacebuilding RESOLVE programmes due to be delivered between 2019 and 2020.   What is a Project Lead volunteer? A Project Lead is someone who is assigned an International or National level project or major task and is responsible for the day … Continued

Become a International Social Enterprise Mentor with Asfar

    Asfar’s privacy policy has been updated to align with the new EU privacy laws (GDPR). Asfar will not use your information for anything beyond that indicated on our website and we will never share your information to third parties without your permission. To receive a copy of our new privacy policy, please email … Continued

The Sarajevo Experience!

I am coming to the end of my first week in Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina. I had a lovely welcome to the country by Sheniz and Haidar – my fellow intern- who collected me from the airport and showed me round the lovely apartment. Haidar and I are working on a number of exciting projects and … Continued

DICE SEDA – UK Social Entrepreneurs/Social Enterprises invitation

Asfar is currently inviting UK Social Entrepreneurs and Social Enterprises to get involved in our UK Social Enterprise sector best practice and Knowledge Transfer Event taking place in London, August 2019. The event is part of our DICE Social Enterprise Development Accelerator programme. The Social Enterprise Development Accelerator (SEDA) Project, funded by the British Council Developing … Continued

Erasmus+ RESOLVE – youth exchange dates announced!!!

Hello, Asfar is happy to announce the latest youth exchange dates for our Erasmus+ RESOLVE: Play and RESOLVE: Sport programmes.   RESOLVE: Play  Tbilisi, Georgia – from 15th July 2019 to 23rd July 2019 London, UK – 1st-7th October 2019   RESOLVE: Sport Uppsala, Sweden – 26th August to 1st September 2019 London, UK – … Continued

Asfar launches 2 new RESOLVE programmes

In 2019/2020, Asfar and our RESOLVE partnership will be delivering 2 further RESOLVE reconciliation programmes for people aged 18 to 30 years old. The 2 new programmes – Erasmus+ RESOLVE: PLAY and RESOLVE: Sport – will involve over 200 young people from over 12 different countries. Asfar is currently recruiting for UK Participants now. All … Continued

British Council DICE fund – Social Enterprise Development Accelerator project launched

Asfar, in partnership with Egyptian partner Positive Planet International, has just the Social Enterprise Development Accelerator in Egypt and the UK. The Social Enterprise Development Accelerator (SEDA) Project, funded by the British Council Developing Inclusive and Creative Economies  programme (DICE), aims to develop an eco-system of support for Social Enterprises in Egypt while also capacity building … Continued

RESOLVE: Reconciliation thru Youth – kick-off youth exchange

February 2019 Erasmus+ RESOLVE: Reconciliation thru Youth activities kicked off in London in February 2019. RESOLVE: Reconciliation thru Youth (RESOLVE: Recon4Y), is a Youth Development mobility programme, which aims to use the power of reconciliation tools such as Sport for Peace, Simulation Games and People-to-People Dialogue to resolve local and community conflict which especially affect … Continued

RESOLVE: East – London 2019

This month, Asfar hosted the Erasmus+ RESOLVE: East London youth exchange. The final transnational activity before Resolvers (participants) return to their own country and finalise their plans to deliver their own local social action activity between February and March 2019. During the London RESOLVE: East activity, Resolvers met with Peacebuilders, such as Jo Berry, founder … Continued

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