14 September Sep 2017 1500 14 September 2017
13 September Sep 2017 1757 13 September 2017
On board of Aquarius, the ship rescuing people at sea
The story of Daniele Biella, journalist of Vita, of the first four days on board of the ship Aquarius of the Ngo Sos Méditerranée
29 August Aug 2017 1330 29 August 2017
Le Projet Imagine, stories that change the world
Le Projet Imagine in an NGO that, through videos and documentaries, highlights stories of anonymous heroes, people who act in the shade and do extraordinary things for those who are around them. The aim? Inspire and move to action. The ngo has consultative statute at the UN Economic and Social Council.
28 August Aug 2017 1706 28 August 2017
Finding Europe at the Libyan border
A reportage from the Seefuchs, a humanitarian vessel operated by the German Ngo Sea-Eye
25 July Jul 2017 1629 25 July 2017
Phone booths in Times Square tell the stories of immigrants
It’s called “Once Upon a Place” and it is the last installation from Afghan-American artist Aman Mojadidi, who has rewired 3 phone booths and has put them in Times Square. Picking up the phone visitors can listen to stories of immigrants living in New York: oral stories, presented in form of phone calls. In total the project gathers 70 interviews to people coming from countries from all over the world, from Sierra Leone to Tibet.
18 July Jul 2017 1540 18 July 2017
HopHopFood, the platform fighting food waste
HopHopFood is an association that will launch in mid October the first C2C platform in France fighting food waste. The project puts into contact those who have too much food with those who don’t have enough.
30 June Jun 2017 1553 30 June 2017
European Commission to work on social enterprises
The European Economic and Social Committee (Eesc) has organised the 2nd European day of Social Economy Enterprises (SEEs) in its headquarters in Brussels. The day has gathered actors of the sector and policy makers to create synergies and explore needed measures.
22 June Jun 2017 1213 22 June 2017
In somebody else’s shoes through virtual reality
It’s called The Machine to Be Another and it is a machine allowing couples of people, like Europeans and migrants, to experiment the world from the perspective of the other. The aim? To promote empathy between individuals of different social, cultural and ideological backgrounds.
16 June Jun 2017 1414 16 June 2017
Adie, microcredit specialist in France
Adie is the pioneering association for microcredit in France and the largest in the country. Born in 1989, it creates more than 200 new jobs a week and counts 450 employees and 13,000 volunteers.
12 June Jun 2017 1101 12 June 2017
CIDSE: Change the Planet through your Daily Life
CIDSE in partnership with the European Economic and Social Committee, Broederlijk Delen, Entraide et Fraternité and Vita organises today a roundtable discussion on the power of citizens to move society towards fairer and more sustainable systems through their own innovative and local initiatives. During the event, CIDSE will release the awards of its first international photo competition “Inspire Change Through Your Lens”.