Posts tagged "CISV"
The Peace Education Youth Exchange.

The Peace Education Youth Exchange.

Hello, We are coming close to an end now with our project, and  with the book in our hands its just some finishing up  and little tasks such as promoting the book that needs to be done. We are very happy that you have followed us on this journey and we hope that you will...
Leaving on a Jet Plane - A journey through Conflict and Resolution

Leaving on a Jet Plane – A journey through Conflict and Resolution

After ten months of hard work the book has finally become alive, and it is with great excitement that we introduce to you Leaving on a Jet Plane – a Journey through Conflict and Resolution. In Leaving on a Jet Plane – A Journey through Conflict and Resolution we will take you on a journey through the...
5 about conflict and how to handle them.

5 about conflict and how to handle them.

We asked five people 1) What is conflict and 2) How would you handle conflicts.                
Verden på Stord!

Verden på Stord!

So last weekend we had an amazing trip to Stord, which is an island 2 hours away from Bergen. Our purpose to be in Stord was because we were leaders at a Mosaic-project similar to Verden i Bergen (See more here and here). This was off course much smaller than what we did in Bergen, because...
Repair your windows

Repair your windows

“Consider a building with a few broken windows. If the windows are not repaired, the tendency is for vandals to break a few more windows. Eventually, they may even break into the building, and if it’s unoccupied, perhaps become squatters or light fires inside. Or consider a pavement. Some litter accumulates. Soon, more litter accumulates....
Happy 25th Birthday Child Convention!!!

Happy 25th Birthday Child Convention!!!

Today marks the anniversary of the Child Convention (CRC). Exactly 25 years ago in New York the CRC was written down securing children all over the world what they are entitled to. And it seems that the well being of children is universally accepted, as it is the most widely ratified convention. However, we should not...
Conflicts at work – How can you solve them using the giraffe-language?

Conflicts at work – How can you solve them using the giraffe-language?

A conflict can consume the parts involved making them think about it all the time. This will affect their work, and make the work environment unhealthy. A conflict might be about a little thing, but for those it involves it is dead serious. Conflicts at work are, however, unavoidable – bound to happen. A conflict...
The Hunger Game

The Hunger Game

Absolute Poverty in the world is one of the biggest issues that the society has to deal with. And it refers to the deprivation of basic human needs, which commonly includes food, water, sanitation, clothing, shelter health care and education; People who are reading this article may have not experienced any of those, but I’m...
Peace Trumps and Fall Meeting!

Peace Trumps and Fall Meeting!

 This month Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai won the Nobel Peace Prize ”for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education”. The Nobel Peace Price is an international prize that has been given out every year since 1901. The Norwegian Nobel Committee follows the...
Mini-camp in Os

Mini-camp in Os

This weekend two of the Jirafas (May and David) went to Os to participate in their mini-camp. Hordaland is the biggest CISV-chapter in Norway with six smaller local chapters. Every month some of these local chapters host mini-trips (11-13 years) and midi-trips (13-15). This is for new members to get to know CISV, and for...
Verden i Bergen // The World in Bergen

Verden i Bergen // The World in Bergen

Before this project started we knew that we were going to be in charge and plan a whole week of fun activities for Norwegians and asylum kids living in Norway. We also knew that the amount of kids was unknown and that every day was going to be totally different from the day before; Different...
Being a CISV newbie.

Being a CISV newbie.

About being a CISV newbie. Last December, browsing the internet and googling for random things like I usually do, I suddenly came over the CISVs webpage and an opening about joining their Peace Education Youth Exchange project. Amazing, I thought. I obviously applied, and after a long waiting period I finally got a positive answer saying...