Meet VIPvalues:
consortium

The consortium is made up of 6 organizations from Spain, Cyprus, Italy, Belgium and Austria with experience in working with young people and in developing projects focused on training and the creation of open educational resources to achieve the promotion of peace and the goals of the Agenda 2030.
Fundación Cibervoluntarios is a pioneering organisation in technological volunteering, whose objective is to alleviate social gaps, generate social innovation and citizen empowerment, promote Human Rights and the achievement of the 2030 Agenda, through the social use of ICT.  Since 2001, Fundación Cibervoluntarios has been fostering and developing programs focusing on digital transformation with social impact, expanding the rights, opportunities and capacities of thousands of persons in a situation of digital vulnerability, through the use and knowledge of all kinds of technological tools and digital skills. To achieve this, the Foundation works with a network of more than 1,600 cybervolunteers and collaborates with more than 1,000 national and international entities and organisations. Through their activities, they reach 60,000 people annually. A trajectory that has been recognized by the Financial Times as one of the 100 entities leading Digital Transformation in Europe and more recently by FORBES Magazine as one of the “Other 100 Greatest Fortunes in Spain”.
SEAL CYPRUS is a non-profit organisation based in Nicosia, the ethnically divided capital of Cyprus. Our members are from both ethnic groups. Our activities include volunteer actions in social issues, cultural events, and educational programs.  We coordinate Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships (in the fields of Youth and Adult Education) and we are coordinating a project for unemployed young NEET in four countries with the support of the EEA & Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment. We use a wide range of innovative interactive educational methods to provide open and distance learning, non-formal education, e-learning and on the job training. SEAL CYPRUS is working with individuals, non-profit organisations, and public sector entities.
CONEXX-EU is a non-profit organisation based in Brussels (Belgium), which promotes research, cooperation and development activities within the EU and between Europe, Latin America, and other regions worldwide. Our work is focused on Development Cooperation and Cooperation in the Academic and Youth areas. The organisation has 10 years of experience in writing and managing European funded projects, delivering trainings, offering advocacy and communication services, and assisting organisations in their internationalisation processes.

CONEXX-EU is the only European represented in the executive board of the Regional Observatory of Social Responsibility for Latin America (ORSALC) and it is part of the Caribbean and the Regional Center for Cooperation

In the last four years, Erasmus+, EuropeAID and Horizon 2020 Projects whose implementation CONEXX-EU has participated in, have impacted in 10 European countries and 18 countries of Latin America and Caribbean.
Fundación Cultura de Paz (Foundation for a Culture of Peace) is a non-profit organisation based in Spain and was founded in 2000 to strengthen and promote a culture of peace, initiating and implementing the Declaration and Action Program approved in 1999. Their activities are focused principally in supporting and developing projects and initiatives to promote education, publications, research and actions that contribute to widespread a culture of peace and non-violence, through the implementation of the Declaration and Program of Action on a Culture of Peace (GA of United Nations, 1999).

Eight main measures are to be prompted at all levels: education for peace; sustainable social and economic development; human rights; gender equality; democratic participation; dialogue, understanding, toleration and conciliation among peoples, races, ideologies and religions; freedom of information, communication and expression; and international peace and security.
Associazione Coopisa (Cooperazione in Sanitá- Cooperation in Healthcare) is a non-partisan, non-profit association and carries out promotion and social utility activities mainly in the province of Reggio Calabria. The Association was founded on March 4, 2013 and carries out its activity in the welfare sector, dealing with vulnerable people: migrants, asylum seekers, people with disabilities, women victims of trafficking. The purpose of the Association is to encourage the implementation of reception, protection and integration measures. Specifically, Coopisa deals with the management of SAI / SIPROIMI projects in the hospitality sector and health care in the informal settlements of migrants / laborers in the province. It is also a promoter of training courses in the field of migration medicine and the reception of asylum seekers and refugees in general. Coopisa’s mission is to fight against social inequalities and contribute to the sustainable development of disadvantaged people and areas.
Vienna Association of Education Volunteers (VAEV) is a non-governmental organization, based in Vienna, Austria, formed by a community of passionate advocates committed to developing sustainable solutions to improve education and learning processes by conducting research, participating in projects and promoting innovation. Through continuous interaction of cross border collaboration, VAEV develops and delivers programmes in the form of community based activities to empower people, advocate for policy change and advance and strengthen access to quality education and learning opportunities for the most vulnerable groups.

Our members are change makers that strive to create lasting solutions that improve education and learning by promoting collaborative partnerships to share their expertise, insight, resources and best practices, undertake a number of activities and projects that contribute to the development of inclusive, equitable and quality education, and stimulate lifelong learning opportunities, specially for youth, seniors, people with disabilities, minority groups, and those living in areas of high social deprivation. These mutual-learning activities involve a wide range of issues and vary from different physical and digital activities, group work, volunteering opportunities, as well as capacity building activities related to diverse areas of education, employability skills and personal development that build a foundation for the future and bridge the gender and generational gaps.

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