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Crossing Borders Statement on the passing of our Patron Ambassador Zindzi N. Mandela

Today, we received the sad news that Crossing Borders Patron HE Ambassador Zindzi Mandela of South Africa to Denmark has made the transition in a Joburg hospital early today 13 July 2020.   As someone who was born and grew up in the forefront of the struggle against the racist apartheid system, Zindzi’s life was defined …

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Crossing Borders’ International Programme Coordinator Andrew J. Bende discusses CB’s approach to the UN’s 17 SDGs

Crossing Borders’ International Programme Coordinator Andrew Bende discusses CB’s approach to the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals for ‘a better and more sustainable future’ and, in doing so, articulates why it is so important for these to be put into context.  The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were introduced in 2015 with the aim of achieving …

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Look at the bright side of the Coronavirus II – By Garba Diallo, Director of Crossing Borders

Another way of looking at the bright side of the corona pandemic is to enact new laws to enforce corporate social responsibility (CSR) to contribute with their fair share in the fight against the coronavirus. This in turn, could help reduce the pandemic culture of inequality which has gripped the world in the past three decades. Enforcing corporate contribution and curbing the greed induced inequality could generate sufficient resources and at the same time inspire renewed culture of compassion, equality and …

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Are we all in this together or not?! – By Martina Popadakova

“We are all in this together” a quote by Lily Tomlin which is often repeated on the internet in regards to Coronavirus these days. A number of inspiring articles on how should we turn this unfortunate situation and lockdown into something meaningful are published every day. I got so much inspired about an opportunity of …

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Look at the Bright Side of the Coronavirus – By Garba Diallo, director of Crossing Borders

The CORONA Quarantine is not only limiting our mobility, bringing our everyday lives in turmoil and breaking down our social pursuits, but it might also expanding our imagination and compassion toward those millions of people whose daily lives in fact have been quarantine for decades, years, months for weeks by powerful people. Sadly, quarantining is …

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Women on the move – Celebrating International Women’s Day – Crossing Borders

Like, many other good people around the world, we celebrated International Women’s Day in true Crossing Borders way. in this CB way, some 150 people from many different backgrounds, nationalities, ages, genders, and professions came together under the same roof to shed light and height the lives of women on the move, who have made …

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Chatting with Garba – By Owen Savage

I spoke to Garba Diallo – the managing director of Copenhagen-based NGO Crossing Borders and self-proclaimed citizen of Globalistan – about how the organisation was created, the value of education and dialogue and his nomadic origins in West Africa. Garba explained the normality of human movement, the dangers of “Hygge Democracy” and, most importantly, why …

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Peace with me – Training Course ( 21-29 March, Oradea, Romania)

Hello there! Since you’re reading this file, we will consider that you’re inner voice is whispering a soft melody that animates you to discover some new facets of the non-formal learning’ universe. Hopefully, you are heading to a learning journey that fulfills this objective; we will at least try to bring you in such a …

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