Category Archives: News

From the Isle of Man to Malawi!

18-year-old student Emily Stephens is all set to spend her summer making a difference to orphaned children in Malawi after being selected as the recipient of an ethical volunteering sponsorship organised by the One World Centre and funded by Karsons … Continue reading

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A big thank you!

Thanks to all our wonderful volunteers who helped out with street collections around the Island for the DEC Philippines Typhoon Appeal – and to everyone who donated so generously. Special thanks to the members of the Filipino Association of the … Continue reading

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UN Graduate Study Programme

 Each Year one post graduate student from the Isle of Man has the opportunity to take part in the UN Graduate Study Programme.  This is a two-week summer school held at the UN’s European headquarters in Geneva. It aims to deepen understanding of the concerns … Continue reading

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Global Poverty Ambassador

Kristina Crawford, Assistant to the Head of Sixth Form at St Ninian’s High School, has just been appointed as a Global Poverty Ambassador.  She was whisked down to London last week to meet Bill Gates and learn more about her … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Winners

At the Awards Dinner on Saturday we were delighted to be presented with a certificate and picture of our Christmas tree to mark joint first prize from the judges, and joint second prize in the public vote.  As well as … Continue reading

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African Resources

The African Book Centre is moving to smaller premises and is offering up to 70% off nearly 1000 items.  You may be interested to purchase books or music for yourself, or you may like to recommend some for us to … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Fortnight

Fairtrade Fortnight: 27th February-11th March As part of the Fair Trade group on the Island, we are about to publish the details of events arranged for Fairtrade Fortnight.  Look out for opportunities to meet Massatoma, who represents Cotton Farmers in … Continue reading

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New home in St John’s

The One World Centre has moved! You can now find us in the old Forestry board building in St John’s – opposite the saw mill. We’re very grateful to the Manx Co-operative for providing us with a home for the … Continue reading

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