The value of digital tools to create communities across nations, organise and work towards a common goal has never been more starkly demonstrated than during 2020. The Covid-19 global pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement have created opportunities for us to reflect on what we do and why, and accelerate change. Through adaption, we can work towards climate justice and […]
An open letter to the Leader of Cardiff Council, organised by young people at Sub-Sahara Advisory Panel (SSAP) and signed by citizens of Cardiff is calling for the statue of Sir Thomas Picton to be replaced with a memorial to his most famous victim – Louisa Calderon. Over 80 Cardiff citizens have co-signed an open letter – organised by SSAP Youth […]
The news that the Department of International Development and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office are set to merge comes at a devastating time for the world’s poorest people. Now is the time for the UK to step up efforts to address the biggest challenges facing the world today; including climate change, poverty and gender inequality. COVID-19 has proved devastating for people […]
As local communities across the country rally around each other in the face of COVID-19, the body representing the international development sector in Wales has called for a rallying of our global community too. The Wales Overseas Agency Group (WOAG), a representative alliance of the international development sector in Wales is not immune to the challenges of COVID-19. The urgency of […]
The situation with COVID19 is changing daily, and there are conflicting reports on what steps should be taken to avoid being exposed. What do development organisations need to take into account when planning partnership activities over the next few months?
This UN International Volunteer Day, Hub Cymru Africa are celebrating the enormous contribution that goes into making Wales a globally responsible nation through volunteering. Volunteers work to support us directly. Throughout the country, groups make a global impact working in partnership with African organisations In the last 14 months, 24 volunteers have donated 1207 hours to us. In doing so they have developed their […]