Author Archives: One World Centre

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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Help for those fleeing or displaced in Afghanistan

We are hearing many voices of concern from Island residents concerning events in Afghanistan. Even before the Taliban takeover, the UN projected that some 12 million people (30% of the population) would face insecurity and malnutrition. 3.5 million are displaced … Continue reading

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Slave trade links highlighted in collaboration with Manx National Heritage

We have been pleased to work with Manx National Heritage to create a Google Arts and Culture online story about the Transatlantic Slave Trade and its connections to Peel, now available here: https://artsandculture.google.com/story/aAWRvefqDZ8o4g The presentation is based on a guided … Continue reading

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Closing date for Responsible Consumer Art Competition

Just a reminder the closing date for the art competition is Friday 23rd July. If you have any difficulty in getting your entry in – for example, if you are currently isolating – please call 800464 and we will make … Continue reading

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Workshop on Climate Change for Small Businesses

We’re pleased to announce we will be hosting a free workshop on Climate Change for small Manx businesses. This will take place at The Nunnery Campus, Old Castletown Road in Douglas on Thursday 29th July. The workshop is an opportunity … Continue reading

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