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Three SOS Group structures have been selected by the Erasmus+ programme!

This October, three organisations of the GROUPE SOS have obtained funding from the Erasmus+ programme in order to implement their project in partnership with different European organisations: -Acta Vista: as lead partner, this association wishes to lead a strategic partnership to make the renovation of European heritage a lever for professional, social and environmental inclusion. The project’s ambition is […]

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2021-10-15

4 SOS Group organisations are looking for host partners – Erasmus+ 2021 accreditation, Action 1: Partnership in adult and vocational education and training

This year, 4 SOS Group organisations have obtained an Erasmus+ accreditation. This tool granted by the European Union allows easier access to the  Erasmus+ programme’s funding for mobility activities and cross-border exchanges. Our 4 accredited organisations can now receive funding for mobility activities for a seven–years period, starting in 2021.    Keen to engage with […]

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2021-10-12

ZOOM ON: Audrey Negui, Regional Director Western and Central Africa at PPI

Formerly known as Positive Planet International, PPI (People, Power, Inclusion) joined SOS GROUP this summer. More than 70 people work at PPI worldwide with ongoing projects in the Middle East and North Africa as well as Sub-Saharan Africa on access to entrepreneurship, financial inclusion and, inclusive value chains.   Audrey Negui, Regional Director for Western and […]

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2021-10-07

ReNews: an innovative european project in the field of media literacy

In recent years, the digital media environment has been deeply transformed by the new uses of the Internet and the key role social media now play in democratic debate. While these upheavals are an undeniable progress for freedom of expression and information,  they also come with many dangers, to which young people are particularly vulnerable, […]

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2021-09-30

SOS Group is now part of OECD’s Global Action : Promoting Social & Solidarity Economy Ecosystems

The International action sector team of SOS GROUP is a key contributor to the OECD Global Action Promoting Social & Solidarity Economy Ecosystems program. In 2020, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) launched this initiative founded by the EU to promote the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) around the globe. It involves more than […]

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2021-09-24

48 hours of exchanges to driving change in the world: Convergences World Forum

 – By Anna Lanfranchi, Development Officer at SOS GROUP International action   On September 2nd and 3rd, in Paris, Palais Brongniart, I attended the Convergences World Forum for SOS GROUP, a reunion aimed at engaging participants to commit to a three-zero world: “Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, Zero Poverty”.  For more than 10 years, the Convergences […]

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2021-09-10

POSITIVE PLANET INTERNATIONAL JOINS SOS GROUP TO PERPETUATE AND DEVELOP ITS ACTIVITIES

Positive Planet International, until then a branch of the Positive Planet collective, founded in 1998 by Jacques Attali, is joining SOS Group, in order to perpetuate its activities: preventing the emergence and persistence of precarious situations in the least developed countries. Positive Planet and SOS Group are working together to facilitate this transition. A non-governmental […]

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2021-07-22

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Open-up to Europe thanks to the Erasmus+ accreditation !

EU’s Erasmus+ programme is becoming more accessible and easier to implement, thanks to new tools that facilitate the application process for organizations. Four SOS GROUP structures have seized this opportunity and obtained an Erasmus+ accreditation, a simpler way to access European mobility activities. The Erasmus+ Accreditation: an easier gateway to Erasmus+ mobility  For more than […]

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2021-07-07

Generation Equality Forum: SOS GROUP takes concrete action for women

From 30 June to 2 July, Paris is hosting the second phase of the Generation Equality Forum, a global gathering in favour of equality between men and women, organised by UN Women in partnership with youth and civil society. SOS GROUP, committed to gender equality, is proud to participate in the Forum and to be […]

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2021-07-01

Cooking together, elderly and youngster

A European culinary initiative that crosses borders and generations Silver Fourchette, an organization that wishes to promote a balanced and environmentally friendly diet adapted to the elderly, is organising a cross-border and intergenerational culinary meeting, thanks to the European INTERREG cooperation project.    From April to December 2021, the project will gather seniors and children from Switzerland and France, to cook recipes and […]

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2021-05-25

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Let’s act together, for a fairer and more sustainable Europe

Since its creation, the European Union has always heated political debates and has often been accused of being too distant from its citizens, with no social policy and struggling to coordinate Member States in front of the social and ecological challenges of our time. Nevertheless, the European Union has put in place concrete and accessible […]

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2021-05-21

PROJECT FOCUS: DIABE by Planète Urgence

Planète Urgence has launched a new project in Madagascar: “DIABE” stands for Integrated Development, Planning, and Wood-Energy in French. Supported by the European Commission, DIABE aims to ensure forest preservation and economic development in Madagascar.  The main objective of the DIABE project is to contribute to the sustainable improvement of income and food security of […]

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2021-05-21

ZOOM ON Afrique Pulse by PULSE

Pulse, SOS GROUP’s star of entrepreneurship acceleration, is implementing a 3-year project focused on improving the Social and Solidarity Economy in Morocco, Tunisia, and South Africa.  The 3-year project aims to strengthen organizations working in the ecosystem of the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) and to contribute to the sustainable development of the actions of the SSE to respond effectively to the socio-economic and […]

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2021-05-21

GROUPE SOS SOLIDARITES ARTEMIS/ASSFAM IS LOOKING FOR PARTNERS – CALL FOR PROPOSALS, ERASMUS+ 2021, ACTION 2: STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS FOR ADULT EDUCATION

You are an actor in the audiovisual field? Your organization works with young NEETs and wishes to commit to an encouraging and helpful European project? Join us! Groupe SOS Solidarités ARTEMIS/ASSFAM is now looking for European partners to set up a project that aims to increment skills of professionals who work with young people who […]

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2021-03-22

ACTA VISTA IS LOOKING FOR EUROPEAN PARTNERS – CALL FOR PROPOSALS, ERASMUS + 2021, ACTION 2: Strategic partnerships for vocational education and training

You are an actor in the renovation of historical heritage and wish to commit to an inclusive and supportive project? Join us now! ACTA VISTA is currently looking for European partners to carry out a project that aims to foster the alliance of labour market inclusion and heritage safeguarding in Europe. ACTA VISTA wants to […]

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2021-03-12

Interview: Nazim Akrami, Country Director of Afghanistan Libre

My name is Mohammed Nazim Akrami. I used to work on the front line against the Taliban regime on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

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2020-11-19

Three SOS GROUP’s organisations awarded with an Erasmus+ fund

This year, SOS GROUP is thrilled to announce that three of its organizations were successfully granted an Erasmus+ fund!

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2020-11-19

Social entrepreneurship, a key for cooperation and exchange among Balkan youth

The RISE project aims to enrich the Western Balkans social entrepreneurship ecosystem and enable young people to develop innovative societal solutions.

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2020-11-09