Yearly Archives: 2016

Who Else? – Summer Expedition

Calling all adventurous young Manx people! Are you interested in other cultures? Would you like to help children in South America or Africa? The One World Centre is working with the Karsons Family Foundation and Quest Overseas to sponsor one … Continue reading

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Refutree at Ronaldsway Airport

The refugee challenge has continued throughout the year and the Manx Government has not yet agreed to welcome any Syrians here.  Our contribution to the Save The Children Festival of Trees at the Airport features a Refutree. We would like to … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day for One World Week

This week 5 students from King Williams College prepared Thought for the Day for Manx Radio for One World Week on the Sustainable Development Goals.  They thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity and you can listen to their Thoughts: Serena Bennett Sam … Continue reading

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Sustainable Development Goals

Have you ever wondered whether the world is a better place now than it was 40 years ago?  Will we ever be able to tell whether international aid has been any lasting use?  The Sustainable Development Goals set targets for … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Sales for One World Week

What better way to be part of One World Week than to enjoy Fairtrade food and drink and get some Christmas Shopping done early? If you live in the south of the Island, then please go to St Columba’s church … Continue reading

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Students meet the charities as part of the One World Charity Challenge

On  Wednesday last week some hundred students from six educational establishments came to St Ninian’s Church to meet representatives of the charities they could choose for this year’s One World Charity Challenge.  At 08:00 the following morning more than 20 … Continue reading

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Read all about us!

You can find out more about what we’ve been up to in our latest annual report here: OWC Annual Report 2015-16

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Thank you!

A big thank-you to all OWC supporters who turned up on Saturday 17th to the “Refugees Welcome” event on Douglas promenade. It was a great success in that we got excellent coverage before and after the event in the newspapers; … Continue reading

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Refugees and the Isle of Man – 17th September 2016

A year ago many Island residents gave clothing and other goods to support the many refugees who were risking their lives to come to Europe. Our Government was asked to show their practical support by inviting about 30 Syrian refugees … Continue reading

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AGM – Friday 9th September

Our AGM will be held on Friday 9th September at 1830, Green’s Cafe in St Johns.  The formal business will be kept to a minimum and we look forward to welcoming our new patron, Sir Richard Gozney, to hear the … Continue reading

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