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Here you will find some useful links and also some of the organisations, universities and institutions Concordia has been working with for the last few years.

About Concordia

Travel and Health information

Environment, Education, Global Issues, Ethical Living


Concordia’s Networks

Concordia is part of three main networks of international organisations:

  • www.alliance-network.eu – Volunteer Alliance of European Voluntary Service Organisations.
  • CCIVS – Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS), within UNESCO.

Our UK partners

UK host organisations

EVS

Here you can find links related to European Voluntary Service (EVS)

Travel Information

Health Information

  • Fit For Travel – Travel Health information for people travelling abroad from the UK
  • EHIC Card– A valid European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) gives cardholders the right to access state-provided healthcare on temporary stays in other European Economic Area (EEA) countries or Switzerland.
  • www.nomadtravel.co.uk – A travel health website about common disease risks and vaccination advice
  • www.bloodcare.org.uk – This charity offers a screened blood service to its members in any part of the world
  • www.istm.org– The International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM) is committed to the promotion of healthy and safe travel.
  • www.nathnac.org – The National Travel Health Network and Centre, NaTHNaC, has been created to promote clinical standards in travel medicine with the goal of ‘protecting the health of British travellers’
  • www.who.int/en – World Health Organisation provided the latest health-related information from countries worldwide

Environment, Education, Global Issues

  • Global Messenger Toolkit collecting all the workshop sessions on Global Issues run by our volunteers including ideas that our co-ordinators /international partners/ volunteers and anybody involved in education could use. If you want us to send you a free printed copy, please email info@concordiavolunteers.org.uk.
  • Stereotypes, what is a country? Important issues raised by one of our EVS volunteers.
  • www.bpec.org – Brighton Peace and Environment Centre raises awareness and understanding of social justice, Ethical Holidays & Travel, sustainable development and environmental protection.
  • www.bpec.org/factsheets – BPEC have produced a number of Information Sheets which cover a wide range of green and ethical issues, principally aimed at everyday situations – from Food to Financial Services. Very useful and practical information source for those who want to start towards developing an environmental lifestyle.
  • www.lowcarbon.co.uk/home – Low Carbon Trust is a not-for-profit organisation that was formed in 2001 to set up, manage and promote environmental projects.
  • www.newint.org – With over 30 years of publishing under its belt, and more than 75,000 subscribers worldwide, the New Internationalist is renowned for its radical, campaigning stance on a range of world issues, from the cynical marketing of babymilk in the Majority World to human rights in Burma.
  • http://storyofstuff.com/ – In the 20 minute long documentary, activist and narrator, Annie Leonard, examines the roots of consumerism, in post-World War II economic policy and its continuation today.
  • Rough Guide on Ethical Living – Climate change, sweatshops, fair-trade, ethical investment, organic food.
  • www.allianceflagtour2011.blogspot.com – Blog about the campaign Concordia joined to celebrate the European Year of volunteering but also the International Year of the volunteer +10.

 

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