Human Rights Day 2016 – Euro-Mernet actions

Despite the worrying news on human rights violations across the world continue to dominate the daily news, it is days of action like this that unite people and strengthen the spirit in defending human rights. Human Rights Day, that marks the launch of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations on 10th…

Project partnership news: Takeaway Heritage

Euro-Mernet and its project partner Refugee Radio have recently delivered a series of briefing and training sessions on their latest collective project, “Takeaway Heritage.” Project volunteers attended the briefing and training sessions with a view to explore the oral history memory collection and interviewing techniques. The Takeaway Heritage project is funded by Heritage Lottery Fund…

Euro-Mernet supports “No Hate Speech Movement”

Participants from Euro-Mernet attended a two-day campaign coordination meeting of the Council of Europe’s “No Hate Speech Movement” (NHSM), which was originally launched in 2012 by its youth division. The meeting took place in Strasbourg, France, from 9 to 11 November 2015 and it was attended by over 60 participants from many of the 47…

Refugee Week 2015: Voices, tastes and tunes united

On Thursday 18th of June 2015, Euro-Mernet organised an evening event in Brighton (U.K.) to mark the Refugee Week. The event took place at the popular venue Community Base and it was supported by the Refugee Radio and the Community Base. The event was attended by the members of the diverse communities from across Brighton…

Local communities celebrate the Diversity Day

One Voice Brighton and Hove, a coalition of faith, cultural, LGBT and Black and Minority Ethnic communities in the city, organised a public event to mark 21st May, the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, popularly known as the “Diversity Day”. The event took place at the Brighton Open Market and attended…

Partnership news: all set for Refugee Week event

Long term partners Euro-Mernet, Brighton and Hove Refugee Radio, and Community Base will be organising yet another one of their increasingly popular public event to mark the Refugee Week and the World Refugee Day. The event will take place on Thursday, 18th June, from 6.30pm to 9.30pm, with the participation of a diversity of community…

Radio Euro-Mernet: new season begins

Radio Euro-Mernet: Local voice of the global communities and global voice of the local communities… This year’s new season weekly radio shows of Radio Euro-Mernet has commenced on May Day. Having been launched by a small team of volunteers in November 2010, a series of hourly radio shows have been being streamed live online every…

Community support news: healthcare entitlements

During the quarterly meeting of the Brighton and Hove Refugee & Migrant Forum in late April, Euro-Mernet team became one of the organisations calling for collective action in reaching out the citywide communities to explain the recent changes in the National Health Service (NHS) free healthcare eligibility. Following a lively discussion on the recent comprehensive…

Project partnership news: Crossing the Teas

Euro-Mernet has joined forces with the organisers of the Crossing the Teas project when they formally launched it last year. The core project team were inspired by the cultural heritage project notes left behind by the late artist and community worker Irene Mensah (1963-2013) who had wished to materialise a project to highlight the cultural…