Yearly Archives: 2015

Happy Christmas!

This is the One World Centre’s Fairtrade Christmas Tree at Ronaldsway Airport, part of Save the Children’s Festival of Christmas Trees.  It was designed and created by St Thomas’ Primary School, the Island’s only Fairtrade Primary School. The office will … Continue reading

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Amazing Summer Opportunity

Last year Lucy Johnson went to Malawi, as the first person to be sponsored under this programme.  She says: ‘My time in Malawi was a truly life changing experience where I made many friends and memories which I will cherish … Continue reading

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Sustainable Development Goals

In September the Sustainable Development Goals were agreed by the United Nations. There are 17 of them and apply to all countries in the world.  They act as a framework for measuring development and as a challenge to the wealthier … Continue reading

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Thanks to the Manx this World Toilet Day!

Excellent news – over 130 toilets have been twinned in the Isle of Man since our Toilet Twinning campaign was launched last year! The campaign, which was also supported by the World Development Committee of Churches Alive in Mann, gives individuals, … Continue reading

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Help us keep the Isle of Man a Fairtrade Island

For several years the Isle of Man has enjoyed having Fairtrade Island status, a position which has been supported locally by the general public and which has also enhanced the Island’s reputation in the international arena. It is now time to … Continue reading

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So what does the One World Centre do?

Have a read of our annual report which was presented at our recent AGM.  You might be surprised by the depth and  breadth of some of our initiatives! Annual Report 2014-2015

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Refugee Resources

If you would like some further information about refugees, you might like to follow some of the links in this Refugee Resource

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Street collection for refugee appeal

The One World Centre, supported by the Isle of Man Government’s International Development Committee, is co-ordinating an emergency street collection this weekend for the current refugee crisis.  The money raised will be split between the five aid agencies registered on … Continue reading

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Join us for our AGM

Please come along to our AGM on Friday 11th September. We will be holding this at Greens Restaurant in St Johns and everyone is welcome to join us to see what we’ve been up to and what we’re planning for the … Continue reading

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Castle Rushen slam dunk One World Centre poetry competition

A dramatic performance of a poem on Child Soldiers saw a team from Castle Rushen High School clinch first place in an exciting Poetry Slam organised by the One World Centre last week. Year 7 students from both Castle Rushen … Continue reading

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