International News

24 Sep 2013
In 1994, the World Health Organization and Alzheimer’s Disease International chose September 21st to commemorate the disease’s World Day, under this year’s theme ‘Dementia: a journey of caring'. The purpose of this day is to disseminate information about the disease, and call for support and solidarity from society, institutions and government agencies, as well as the recognition of organisations and associations working to combat the problematics of Alzheimer’s worldwide. Read more...
30 Aug 2013
The K2 visit allowed for Diagrama and the project’s participants to continue the discussion of employment integration of asylum seekers in Sodertalje, Sweden. Read more...
12 Aug 2013
This past August, Diagrama Foundation received the exciting news that its project application “Empowerment Approaches and Social Enterprise,” also known as EASE, has been approved. The project will be partly funded by the programme Leonardo da Vinci Multilateral Projects "Transfer of Innovation," which is part of the European Union’s Lifelong Learning Programme. Read more...
08 Jul 2013
Between the 2nd and 5th of July, the partners from the Project “ICE – Into Caring Europe” were welcomed by Diagrama Foundation for the third Steering Group meeting. Read more...
24 Jun 2013
Members of Diagrama Foundation visited San Patrignano in Rimini in the hopes of learning new ways of working with substance misusers and offenders through the creation of social enterprises. Read more...
12 Jun 2013
The International Conferences in Amsterdam and Oslo in 1997, which revolved around child labour, noted the need for urgent attention and action for a concerted global action to end child exploitation. Read more...
22 Mar 2013
On the 18th of March, Diagrama Foundation travelled to Belgium for a 3-day visit as part of the project “ICE – Into Caring Europe”. ICE aims to improve the quality of domiciliary community care by learning about existing qualifications in each partner country. The partners’ objective is to develop a foundation course to raise the standard of domiciliary care available and to raise awareness about the needs of clients. Read more...
08 Mar 2013
The first edition of Women's Day took place in 1911, in Germany, Austria, Denmark and Switzerland, and has extended its commemoration since then to many other countries. In 1977, the General Assembly of the United Nations proclaimed March 8 as International Women's Day, which aims to raise awareness in society at large about the serious problems faced by women, and to promote equality of rights and opportunities. Read more...
20 Feb 2013
For the United Nations, the pursuit of social justice for all is at the core of its global mission to promote development and human dignity. A recent example of the commitment of the UN in this issue is the Declaration of the International Labour Organization on social justice for a fair globalization, which guarantees equality for all through employment, social protection, social dialogue and employment rights and principles. Read more...
03 Dec 2012
On Monday the 21st of November, Diagrama Foundation and Action with Communities in Rural Kent welcomed its European partners to the kick-off meeting for the “Project ICE – Into Caring Europe” at Rural Kent’s head office in East Brabourne, UK. Read more...

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