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Volunteers’ Week 1-7 June 2017

This Thursday, 1 June 2017 will mark the start of Volunteers’ Week that will celebrate volunteers from across the UK who continues to make an impact on their local communities.  As an accredited European voluntary service provider and recipients of the Youth Mark award for volunteering, IARS is excited to take part in thanking the contributions of volunteers throughout the UK and particularly those who have significantly i

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We are looking for a committed and confident Projects Coordinator (Youth). Deadline 13:00, Monday 19th June 2017.

The right candidate will lead on our international, national and local youth projects and manage our interns, volunteers and associate.  There are opportunities for travel abroad to represent the organisation at meetings and conferences.  The post is offered part-time with the possibility of becoming full time dependent on funding.  We accept applications only from applicants with the right to work in the UK.

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Mental health and death in prison: A rising social policy issue

Maryada Ganeshgarhia, Youth Projects & Communications Intern - 

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Happy Europe Day 2017!

The IARS International Institute would like to take this opportunity to wish our extended network a happy Europe Day 2017! A special mention must be made in particular to all our European project partners, all of whom work hard to collaborate on projects underpinned by the civic values and founding principles of Europe. If you would like to find out more about our European projects you can find out more here.

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'The Terrorist Within: From A Restorative Lens' - T.Gavrielides

On the 9-10 May 2017, Professor Theo Gavrielides  will be presenting on The Terrorist Within and Restorative Justice at the IIPR Europe Conference, Conflict in Europe: Meeting the Challenge, in Dublin, Ireland.

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Thank You! 5th Annual IARS International Conference

Yesterday the 5th Annual International Conference titled “Youth-led solutions to unemployment: The voices of young, marginalised carers" took place at Middle Temple (London). IARS would like to say a big thank you to everyone who helped make the event a reality and such a success -  Care 2 Work project partners, speakers, delegates and the staff team! 

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IARS becomes accredited European Voluntary Service Receiving and Sending Institution

The IARS International Institute is proud to announce that this week it received accreditation under the European Union’s Erasmus+ to run projects under the European Voluntary Service (EVS). This accreditation means that IARS can now both receive volunteers from other EVS accredited institutions as well as send its own volunteers to other accredited institutions across Europe.

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Internship: Youth Voice Journal Secretariat

An exciting opportunity has come up for a junior researcher to join the editorial team of the peer reviewed Youth Voice Journal and IARS Publications.

As the Secretariat for the Youth Voice Journal, your role will be key to the development of this peer reviewed publication as well as other books and magazines published by IARS Publications.

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The Joint Committee on Human Rights publishes its Sixth Report of Session 2016-17

Last week The Joint Committee on Human Rights published its Sixth Report of Session 2016-17, Human Rights and Business 2017: Promoting responsibility and ensuring accountability. This is of course makes for essential and interesting reading material for anyone involved in conducting research or working directly with vulnerable target groups in the UK, Europe and Worldwide. At IARS all our projects aim to educate users on their rights as well as empower them with the confidence, knowledge and skills to ensure that their rights remain protected.

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Goverment reports on the current state of Human Rights in the UK

Periodically the UN reviews, and looks at ways to improve the state of Human Rights in all 193 member states. This is done approximately every 4.5 years, with the UK recently having had its turn to submit a report on the current state of human rights in the country. This certainly makes interesting reading for any organisation working closely with human rights and to ensure equality and adequate protection for all groups in society. 

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