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It’s Fairtrade Fortnight!

It’s time to celebrate all things Fairtrade with the launch of Fairtrade Fortnight. This year the focus is on making sure that cocoa farmers, particularly women cocoa farmers, earn a living income and there are lots of supporting materials on … Continue reading

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Song for the planet

Local singer/songwriter Bruno Barton has been inspired to write a song encouraging us all to do our bit to save the world we love and know. Called Blue Planet you can listen to it here and read the lyrics here. … Continue reading

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Isle of Man Small Grants Scheme deadline extended

Any charities wishing to apply for an Isle of Man International Development Small Grant should note that the application deadline has been extended to 5pm on Friday 15th February 2019. More info on: https://www.gov.im/…/internat…/funding-streams/small-grants/

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Sustainability ideas for everyone

The One World Centre was approached by the UN Biosphere Isle of Man team at the end of last year to ask if we could make a pledge for 2019 as a UN Biosphere partner. We said we would pledge to … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Island status renewed!

We’re delighted to announce that the Isle of Man has had its Fairtrade Island status renewed for another two years, taking us through to December 2020. The news was announced yesterday at our Fairtrade Conference for primary school children which … Continue reading

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Safeguarding workshop – postponed

Apologies but this event has been postponed. A new date will be be arranged shortly.

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Small grants workshop

The Isle of Man Government has now opened its Small Grants scheme for international development projects run by charities on the Isle of Man. We’ll be holding a workshop this Saturday 19th January 2019 at the One World Centre office … Continue reading

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OWC joins the CCC!

The One World Centre has joined the Climate Change Coalition, a group of environmental, humanitarian, charitable and political organisations in the Isle of Man who have come together with the aim of encouraging and supporting the Government in its commitment … Continue reading

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Call for Select Committee on refugees

Garff MHK Daphne Caine has called for a Tynwald Select Committee to investigate the practicalities of the Isle of Man accepting Syrian refugees under the UK’s Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme. This is a subject that has created a lot … Continue reading

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Free screening of Death by Design

As part of our One World Week activities we will be hosting a free screening of Death by Design, a new film which uncovers the global impact of our digital addition, particularly on the environment and public health. With the number of … Continue reading

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