Author Archives: One World Centre

Get creative with the Global Goals!

We’ve just relaunched our It’s Not Fair! Global Goals creative competition for home schooling. This is a chance for young people (and their parents!) to reflect on one of the “People” Sustainable Development Goals and what life would be like … Continue reading

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Connecting generations for positive action on climate change

To celebrate Earth Day, the World’s Largest Lesson has come up with a great activity for children to link with their older relatives (remotely at the moment, of course) to reflect on climate change through generations. It’s a simple but … Continue reading

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Documenting Covid-19

Daily life has changed drastically for most of us here in the Isle of Man at the moment but what’s it like in other countries around the world as they face the coronavirus pandemic? We’re looking for stories from friends … Continue reading

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Translators needed

Are you able to speak another language? Local charity Thare Machi Education is working with its UK counterpart to deliver online messages about coronavirus and the health measures people should take to protect themselves. They are looking for help with … Continue reading

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2020-2022 IoM International Development Partnership applications now open

The Isle of Man Government has opened the application window for its International Development Partnerships (deadline now extended to 1st May 2020). This funding stream was established to create longer term partnerships between the Isle of Man Government and respected … Continue reading

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Charity Challenge 2020: And the winners are…

We were so looking forward to the 2020 finals of the One World Charity Challenge, kindly to be hosted this week by AFD Software at the Mountain View Innovation Centre. Sadly (but understandably) this event had to be cancelled due … Continue reading

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Free community screening of Honeyland

We’re delighted to offer a free community screening of Honeyland, an award-winning and Oscar-nominated documentary set in rural Macedonia about the challenges faced by a female wild beekeeper whose life is thrown into turmoil when a nomadic family moves nearby … Continue reading

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It’s Fairtrade Fortnight!

This year’s Fairtrade Fortnight highlights cocoa farmers in West Africa, and especially women cocoa farmers, who often struggle to earn a living income. By supporting Fairtrade you can help give farmers and workers a safety net that protects them from … Continue reading

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Rob Greenfield to visit the Isle of Man

We’re delighted to be co-hosting with GRIN an evening with Rob Greenfield, an activist and humanitarian dedicated to leading the way to a more sustainable and just world. Rob embarks on extreme projects (which have included wearing all his rubbish … Continue reading

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Fairtrade conference draws near!

We’re looking forward to our 8th Fairtrade Primary Conference this Thursday when 68 young students from local primary schools will be joining us to learn about the difference Fairtrade can make to small farmers and producers in developing countries. This … Continue reading

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