Author Archives: One World Centre

DEC Afghanistan Crisis Appeal collection at Tesco 8th January

Tesco has very kindly allowed us to hold a collection for the DEC Afghanistan Crisis Appeal this Saturday 8th January. You should find volunteers instore from around 10am to 5pm. Following the launch of the appeal in December, DEC member … Continue reading

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New Year, new address!

The One World Centre is moving. From Tuesday 4th January 2022 we will be operating from our new office on Howard Street, Douglas, IM1 2EQ (visitors will find the door along the side of the Promenade Church building but please … Continue reading

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DEC Afghanistan Crisis Appeal

You may have heard that the Disasters Emergency Committee has launched an urgent appeal for Afghanistan where children are already dying of starvation. A million more under the age of five are said to be at risk of dying over … Continue reading

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And the winners are…

On so-called Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year, it feels like a good time to announce the winners of our SDG Art Competition on the subject of Being a Responsible Consumer. This was a competition … Continue reading

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March for climate action 6th November

To coincide with COP26 currently taking place in Glasgow, the Isle of Man Climate Change Coalition and IoM Friends of the Earth are organising a march through Douglas this Saturday 6th November for anyone wishing to show their support for … Continue reading

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Tackling COP26, Climate Impact, Equality & Justice: An Evening with Chine McDonald

There is a great opportunity to hear from Chine McDonald, author, regular speaker on BBC Radio 4, Trustee of Greenbelt and head of community fundraising and public engagement at Christian Aid, who is visiting the Island to speak at the … Continue reading

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Food & Livelihoods in Burundi exhibition

We were delighted to help facilitate this photographic exhibition from Send A Cow, showcasing their ongoing work to combat hunger in rural Africa. Called “Food and Livelihoods in Burundi”, it is on show at the Isle of Man Airport and … Continue reading

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Free talk by RNLI about saving lives worldwide

Did you know the RNLI works internationally, as well as around the British coasts? The One World Centre is delighted to host a free talk about the RNLI’s work worldwide on drowning prevention. This will take place at BHS Studio … Continue reading

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International development and the 2021 General Election

With the election only days away, we have collated replies from candidates on their attitude to international development and aid. You can see their answers here. Not all prospective MHKs have replied (come on Arbory!) so maybe you would like … Continue reading

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The case for international aid

International aid saves and improves lives around the world but is still a contentious issue for those who believe the money should stay on-Island. With a general election coming up and the prospect of new MHKs in Tynwald, we look … Continue reading

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