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Our Island, Our World

We’re delighted to be a partner in the fabulous Our Island Our World Festival this coming weekend in Peel. There are two nights of world music being performed at the Peel Centenary Centre on Friday 7th and 8th September, and … Continue reading

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Stronger than Bullets Screening

The Isle of Man United Nations Association is supporting a screening of Stronger than Bullets at this year’s Isle of Man Film Festival. The film depicts the events of the Arab Spring in Libya in 2011 from the viewpoint of … Continue reading

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Calling all budding photographers!

The Isle of Man International Black and White Association has launched a photography competition based on the theme Our Island Nation. Open to all “from those young enough to hold an iPhone to those old enough to want to capture … Continue reading

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Get yourself down to the Global Village

It’s almost July so it’s almost time for the Global Village. Each year we try to bring an international dimension to the Tynwald Day celebrations to mark our cultural diversity and the Isle of Man’s place in the wider world. This … Continue reading

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Ramsey triumphant in Charity Challenge

A team from Ramsey Grammar School, representing the Pahar Trust, has clinched this year’s One World Charity Challenge competition, winning £3,500 for the charity that works to improve education and healthcare for children in Nepal. The finals of the annual … Continue reading

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Catch our Island Voices exhibition before 17th March

We were thrilled to launch the inaugural exhibition showcasing our Island Voices – Journeys to the Isle of Man project at the Manx Museum last week. The project was inspired by the findings in the 2016 Census that we have people … Continue reading

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Finding out about Fairtrade

Another year, another Fairtrade Primary Conference! Around 60 primary schoolchildren from around the Island joined us again for the 2018 conference where they learned about Fairtrade, how it benefits small scale farmers and producers across the world – and how … Continue reading

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We’re recruiting!

After six years in post, our director Rosemary Clarke is retiring at Christmas. This means we are looking for a new person to lead the One World Centre forwards in the new year. This is an exciting opportunity for a … Continue reading

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Manx aid – Making a real difference

What does Manx international aid get spent on? Our new exhibition Making A Difference aims to explain exactly that by showing the practical work and outcomes of the many different charities and projects that have received funding from the Manx … Continue reading

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KWC team triumphs in 10th anniversary Charity Challenge

A team from King William’s College, representing the charity Excellent Development, has serenaded their way to victory in a closely fought battle at this year’s One World Charity Challenge finals. The team, comprising of Year 12 students Harab Khan, Cameron Wheeler, … Continue reading

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