International News

10 Oct 2013
Every 10th of October, World Mental Health day is commemorated with a campaign that raises worldwide awareness on the identification, treatment and prevention of emotional and/or behavioural disorders for that year. In 2013, the theme chosen by the WHO and the WFMH is mental health of older adults, a problem of immediate relevance since the number of older people is growing very quickly around the world, surpassing the number of children in some countries. Read more...
01 Oct 2013
The International Day of Older Persons, celebrated on the 1st of October since 1991 aims to recognize the contribution of older people to economic and human development, as well as highlight the opportunities and challenges associated with global aging. Read more...
24 Sep 2013
In 1994, the World Health Organization and Alzheimer’s Disease International chose September 21st to commemorate the disease’s World Day, under this year’s theme ‘Dementia: a journey of caring'. The purpose of this day is to disseminate information about the disease, and call for support and solidarity from society, institutions and government agencies, as well as the recognition of organisations and associations working to combat the problematics of Alzheimer’s worldwide. Read more...
30 Aug 2013
The K2 visit allowed for Diagrama and the project’s participants to continue the discussion of employment integration of asylum seekers in Sodertalje, Sweden. Read more...
12 Aug 2013
This past August, Diagrama Foundation received the exciting news that its project application “Empowerment Approaches and Social Enterprise,” also known as EASE, has been approved. The project will be partly funded by the programme Leonardo da Vinci Multilateral Projects "Transfer of Innovation," which is part of the European Union’s Lifelong Learning Programme. Read more...
08 Jul 2013
Between the 2nd and 5th of July, the partners from the Project “ICE – Into Caring Europe” were welcomed by Diagrama Foundation for the third Steering Group meeting. Read more...
24 Jun 2013
Members of Diagrama Foundation visited San Patrignano in Rimini in the hopes of learning new ways of working with substance misusers and offenders through the creation of social enterprises. Read more...
12 Jun 2013
The International Conferences in Amsterdam and Oslo in 1997, which revolved around child labour, noted the need for urgent attention and action for a concerted global action to end child exploitation. Read more...
22 Mar 2013
On the 18th of March, Diagrama Foundation travelled to Belgium for a 3-day visit as part of the project “ICE – Into Caring Europe”. ICE aims to improve the quality of domiciliary community care by learning about existing qualifications in each partner country. The partners’ objective is to develop a foundation course to raise the standard of domiciliary care available and to raise awareness about the needs of clients. Read more...
08 Mar 2013
The first edition of Women's Day took place in 1911, in Germany, Austria, Denmark and Switzerland, and has extended its commemoration since then to many other countries. In 1977, the General Assembly of the United Nations proclaimed March 8 as International Women's Day, which aims to raise awareness in society at large about the serious problems faced by women, and to promote equality of rights and opportunities. Read more...

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