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DEC Appeal for Cyclone Idai

As you will have heard, Cyclone Idai has swept through Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, leaving behind a trail of destruction, killing hundreds and affecting an estimated 2.6 million people. The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) has now called an emergency appeal to … Continue reading

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Solar power STEM Challenge

We are really pleased to be able to support Practical Action with their solar panel STEM Challenge, which has now been made available to Manx schools. Practical Action has received funding from the Isle of Man Government for a real-life … Continue reading

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Safeguarding workshop 16th March

Are you involved in a local or international charity on the Isle of Man and concerned about safeguarding issues? The One World Centre is facilitating a free workshop on Saturday 16th March on safeguarding issues for charities and voluntary organisations. This … Continue reading

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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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