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Food For Thought with Yasmin Abdel-Hak

Event date and time: Feb. 10, 2022 at 17.00 Event place: Ubuntu Huset – Købmagergade 43, 1150 København K https://crossingborders.dk/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/FFT-Yasmin-trailer.mp4 Book your seat  Welcome to Food For Thought 2022!! We are opening this year’s season of Food For Thought with a very inspiring story of Yasmin Abdel-Hak.  Yasmin is a human rights lawyer, who has …

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Can a new generation of peace ambassadors save the world?

By Lavinia Ortu featuring Ilona Sahakyan, a participant from Armenia within our project Youth Ambassadors for Peace. “Young people are not part of their past, they have power now, they can impact their communities daily. See the world, tackle the issues and make actions” I started typing quickly on my laptop, trying to catch all …

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A Summary of what happened on CB Annual Assembly 2021

CB annual assembly 2021 on 24 November at 17.00 – 20.00 – Meeting chair: Nyeleti Sue Angel Nkuna. Meeting secretary: Garba Diallo. https://crossingborders.dk/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/annual-assembly-video.mp4 The meeting started with a Crossing Borders song composed by singer, songwriter, and actor Pernille Tolou Isedora Johansson. That uplifting song was followed by a warm welcome remark by CB Executive Board Chair …

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We wish you a merry Christmas and a happy new year!

Dear Crossing Borders supporters, Despite the global pandemics of inequity, negative climate change, forced migration, and Covid, in its many variants, we have made great progress in our programs both in Denmark and across the globe. We are only getting more determined in our mission to empower youth to take leadership for a positive change …

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Migrant Tour – Training opportunity

English Below  Bliv kulturguide for dit lokale område på Nørrebro og styrk danske studerendes forståelse af andre kulturer og deres egen by! Migrantour er et ansvarligt turismeprojekt som findes i mere end 20 Europæiske byer. Nu åbner vi i København. Vi rekrutterer kandidater til en gratis træning i at guide danske skoleklasser rundt på Nørrebro …

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The power of volunteerism, a story from South Dakota – By Lavinia Ortu

By Lavinia Ortu When I hopped off the bus at the Eagle Butte Youth center I felt the snow on my bare ankles, the caress of the cold South Dakotan wind, it was February after all, and the temperature there reaches   – 30 degrees every winter. The lights, from inside the big windows of …

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“If I stay in Afghanistan I will most likely be killed, but if I leave Afghanistan, I will kill myself…” – Dr. Abdul Samay Hamed on Food For Thought

By Maryam Alaouie That leaves us with the question of whether Dr. Samay Hamed left Afghanistan or not. Well, if I say that this article will be about stories from Dr. Samay Hamed live at Crossing Borders’ Food for Thought, would that answer your question? Poems by Dr. Samay Hamed “When you have no political …

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“For God forbid that you can be Muslim, black and female” About Intersectional Feminism

by CathCatherine Namuswe AbsIntersectional feminism centres the voices of those experiencing overlapping, concurrent forms of oppression in order to understand the depths of the inequalities and the relationships among them in any given context. Intersectional feminism, this what our last School Workshop was about. More than 100 students attended our online workshop/webinar to listen to …

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