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18 March 2013 Along the Winding Road (2012), A Gathering Storm (2010), Breathing Space (2009)
06 June 2012 Much work lies ahead for head of states, if the Rio +20 summit will lead to more than fine words. But it can be done, if politicians want it. ActionAid Denmark’s Kirsten Hjørnholm Sorensen is currently in New York to follow the latest round in the world's heads of states meet in Rio de Janeiro for the Rio+20 conference on sustainable development.
04 June 2012 The project ‘Youth Innovative Participation in Civic Engagement’ has been successful in activating youth in civil society issues and in making impacts in their local communities. One of the project’s five groups has succeeded in fighting environmental issues in Al Russaifa, which has lead to the reopening of Al-Russaifa Park.
04 June 2012 For two intensive weeks 8 Danish nursing- and therapist students from Metropol University College visited the Middle East as part of their studies. Arranged by ActionAid Denmark’s project Global Contact the young students visited hospitals in the occupied Palestinian territories in order to learn about the health care system in an international context.
04 June 2012 In April ActionAid Denmark’s training unit conducted a training of 30 working children in Jordan. The training took place in cooperation with the ‘Social Support Centre’ that is providing education for adolescents in the labour marked. Two Global Platform trainers prepared a programme focusing on self-improvement, gender related issues, communication and critical thinking, and described the outcome as very successful.
14 May 2012 As an Inspirator in Nepal, I worked with ActionAid’s partner organization, the Muslim Community Development and Awareness Centre, seeking to educate and empower Muslim women to advocate, organize, and exercise their legal rights.
10 May 2012 Towards the end of 2011, ActionAid Denmark underwent its largest evaluation since 2003. The overall outcome of the evaluation was overwhelmingly positive, with remarkably strong results from the stand-alone evaluation of the People4Change capacity building support programme.
03 April 2012 ActionAid Denmark participated in a celebration of the International Women’s Day on the 8th of March in Amman. At the one day gender conference they presented the idea of training gender ambassadors in civil society organizations in Jordan.
03 April 2012 More than 40 representatives from various CSOs, NGOs, youth groups and activists across the MENA region met in a 3-days conference in Beirut to discuss possibilities and challenges for the future role of civil society after the Arab Spring.
03 April 2012 Innovative and critical teaching methods, the active creation of job opportunities for youth, and the institutionalization of youth councils in the local government structure. This was some of the issues that the 18 West Bank Youth Local Councils raised at a national Youth Summit in Palestine.