What’s new!

TURIN –  March 18,  2019

Today begins the online course that I will carry out with ONG 2.0 “PROFESSIONE COOPERANTE: da dove cominciare.”

Dates: March 18 and 25, April 1 (from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm).

The central focus will be the tools to be oriented in the sector and, above all, we will provide the participants with a “compass” that will allow them to capture the multiple job opportunities. During the sessions, we will learn how and where to find job offers, how to establish the appropriate methods to approach the organizations of the sector and how to improve the different “routes” of each participant.

For information and registration click on the following link:
http://www.ong2zero.org/blog/corsi/professione-cooperante-cominciare-marzo-aprile-2019/

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ROME – March 17 2019

In #Rome, invited by Social Change School to teach Conflict Negotiation to the students of the master in Project Cycle Management (PCM). It is always a great pleasure sharing knowledge with students that are learning and improving themself, to built tomorrow a better world for everyone of us. #Socialchangeschool make the difference.

#working4socialchange

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ROME  – from 9 to 12 March 2019

A beautiful and intense experience in Rome, working as an International Career Coach and Faculty Advisor in the tenth edition of the International Career Festival, celebrated last week. In these pictures I’m with a group of participants of the International Career Course where I have talkeed about International cooperation and also about Conflict Negotiation in No Profit Sector.
I really want to say thanks to all these incredible students coming all over around the world that share with me their ambitions, purposes and dreams. Was a privilege for me met you in this event in #Rome.

#Training #internationalcareerfestival #Coaching #Mentoring#internationalcooperation #students

#Africa #Asia #america #Europa#sharing

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ROME – March 5,  2019

See you from 9 to 12 March in #Roma to talk about job opportunities in the international cooperation sector at the 10th edition of the International Careers Festival
https://www.facebook.com/internationalcareersfestival/

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See you in #Rome talking about Job opportunities in international cooperation sector

ROME – February 26,  2019

Back to SIOI “Destination World”, a training opportunity to foster the professional growth of young resources in the field of international relations and in a context of excellence.
The event, which takes place periodically in Rome at the SIOI headquarters, was conceived as a tool to guide young people on the potential that the International Relations sector can offer in terms of work, training and education.
On this occasion we will talk about Diplomatic Career, International Cooperation and Italy-USA exchanges.

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TURIN – February 21, 2019

A free webinar is coming with tips and advices for those who are looking for a job or want to take their first steps in the world of international cooperation. I will be connected live and ready to respond to doubts and questions about cooperation! Participating is free, just sign up here: http://www.ong2zero.org/blog/corsi/webinar-gratuito-vorrei-cooperante-21-febbraio-2019/

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CHIAVENNA – January 26,  2019

Local press is presenting my book: “Vorrei fare il cooperante. Come trasformare un sogno in una professione” uscito su Centro Valle Giornale di Sondrio

Buy your copy of the book on Graphofeel editions website:

https://www.graphofeel.it/index.php/my-account-top/e-book/vorrei-fare-il-cooperante

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PISA – December 18,  2018

On the occasion of the International Migrant Day 2018, I participated in an event promoted and organized by CISP – Centro Interdisciplinare Scienze per la Pace – UNIPI , l’ Unità Migranti in ItaliaMovimento dei Focolari Italia and Associazione Salus

It is necessary to start from the territory, to organize hope and to make our voice heard in a moment in which it advances, without stopping, a banality of the evil that we have already known in the past.

“Fraternity is not a principle, it is a life’s style”
Diego

 

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ROME – December 13, 2018

Video interview in Rome, realized by Diego Maria Ierna,  co-founder of Job4good for the launch of my guide for those who want to work in international cooperation sector, ebook version

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ROME – December 13, 2018

Beautiful projects ended, projects that contribute to claim the fundamental role played by women in history. Today for the first time I met in #Roma, Dr. Maddalena Celano, a tireless human rights activist and author of these two volumes that I hold in my hands. These books represent an act of revolutionary justice against the figure of Manuela Saenz Aizpuro, the one who accompanied Simon #Bolivar in the long struggle for the liberation of much of South America, from the Spanish colonial yoke. Participating in this project as a Latin American expert and giving my contribution to the translation of the correspondence between the two revolutionary lovers, filled me with pride and satisfaction. Thanks to Maddalena for her efforts to bring #Italia a bit of that continent that I love so much.

#ManuelaSaenz #SimonBolivar #AmericaLatina #Ecuador

Manuela Sáenz: l’altro volto dell’Indipendenza ispanoamericana: Simón Bolívar e Manuela Sáenz: corrispondenza  intima,ISBN: 978-6202086035 – Edizioni Accademiche Italiane, agosto 2018)

Manuela Sáenz Aizpuru. Il femminismo rivoluzionario oltre Simón Bolívar, ISBN 9788899913571 – ARAS edizioni, 2018

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ROME – December 12 and 13, 2018

Two intense days at SIOI, together with the students of the #Master in International Relations and Human Rights Protection, speaking and talking about the great themes of our time: #Migrations and Human Rights and #Business and Human Rights.

It was really inspiring to see so many young people ready to become dynamizers of another possible world.

#HumanRights #Rome #Sioi #unaitaly #training #thirdsector

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PISA – December 5, 2018

A really intense day yesterday in #Pisa, a day in which I was able to met incredible people who spend every day to make Italy a better place. Thanks to Wahiba Bessakta, president of the Unità Migranti in Italia, to Rocco Altieri, a great intellectual, a master of non-violence and director of the Gandhi Center, to Umberto Mugnaini, an international activist, a social businessman and a citizen committed to the local territory, and finally to William Frediani, with whom I could spend little time but of great quality and intensity. Days like yesterday remind me of the importance of networking, of creating active resistance to the new threats of this Italy that seems to be drifting. I would like to point out to you 3 books from these friends that I recommend you go and look for in the bookstores.

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E-book for people who wants join the international cooperation sector

 

Buy it here, (click to open the publisher page)

ROME – November 30,  2018

It is with pride, satisfaction and also a certain emotion that I share with you this project realized with:

ONG 2.0  – read the article writed by Silvia Pochettino, clik here

Social Change School – read the article writed by Marco Crescenzi, clik here

“An agile and up-to-date guide for those wishing to enter the world of international cooperation. All the information needed to choose the most effective training, to orientate among NGOs, to fully understand the concrete prospects of a fascinating and rich profession growth opportunities. ”

Buy the book for 6.99 euros on the website of Graphofeel edizioni

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MADRID – November 23,  2018

A pleasure to return to Madrid and be able to talk about Migration Human Rights in the Máster en Acción Solidaria Internacional y de Inclusión Social – UC3M of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Thanks to the “Francisco de Vitoria” Institute for inviting me and a wonderful group of students to be so attentive and participatory  throughout the session.

 

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SAN SALVADOR – November 1, 2018

Today I had the opportunity to give a conference in the Faculty of Law of the Utec Universidad Tecnológica de El Salvador , talking about important issues in the era in which we live as are migrations and human rights. Thanks to Professor Sandra Majano for inviting me and all the students present. Another world is possible!

 

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https://www.facebook.com/YSUCA/videos/364792547595363/

SAN SALVADOR – October 25,  2018

Aqui os dejo el programa radio de la noche del jueves 25 de octubre, Sembrando Futuro, en el que pude conversar sobre ODS, Cooperación Interancional, Migracion y Derechos Humanos. Gracias a la UCA El Salvador y al Instituto de Derechos Humanos de la UCA – Idhuca para la invitación y a YSUCA 91.7 FM para ofrecerme este espacio. Ha sido un placer coincidir con Maria Luisa, Marielos, Karen, Eneco y Martin.

 

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https://ungrano.org/es/about-us/

MIAMI – October 1,  2018

From today you can also find me among the allies of the American and Venezuelan NGO Un Grano de Arena

I’m trying to contribute with my ” grain of sand” to build a more just, equal and equitable world.

 

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https://www.facebook.com/IIDHpaginaoficial/

 

SAN JOSÉ (Costa Rica) – From septembre 24 to octuber 4 

I have been selected to participate in XXXVI curso interdisciplinario en Derechos Humanos in San José de Costa Rica for the Instituto Interamericano de Derechos Humanos – IIDH. I’m proud to be able to participate in this privileged space with more than 100 Latin American experts in Human Rights.

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http://www.socialchangeschool.org/en/faculty/diego-battistessa/

MADRID –  September 15, 2018

Now I can officially share the news: I have received and accepted a new assignment that fills me with enthusiasm and gratification: International Director for the Americas.

A new challenge begins! Thanks to Social Change School for the confidence shown to me, (especially to the president and friend Marco Crescenzi). I feel that I am given an important responsibility and at the same time a great opportunity that allows me to combine two strong passions: training in the field of cooperation and Latin America.

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It is with great satisfaction that I share the number 12 of the REIB (Revista Electrónica Iberoamericana) edited by CEIB – Centro de Estudios de Iberoamérica URJC where I have been able to write an article with Jassir Heredia about the “New Venezuelan Immigration Reality”. The “Venezuela issue” is still current and worrisome and I hope with this academic contribution to have helped to understand this new migratory phenomenon that transcends the Latin American borders.

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QUITO –  September 7, 2018

A pleasure to share this space with the students of the “especialización en abogacía del estado del IAEN – La Universidad de Posgrado del Estado”. Thanks to  Natalia Mora for the invitation.

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QUITO –  August 28, 2018

Special day today where I could be part of the splendid space called “Gudstock Blues” on Radio Cultura FM 100.9 and Radio CCE 940 AM. We have obviously talked about #Blues and the power of the social transformation of music, how, thanks to her, I can discover many worlds and how it helps us become more supportive, more inclusive and more empathetic. Thanks to Paola Brunner for the invitation and to all the people who have shared together this wonderful hour of programming.

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QUITO – August 17,  2018
It is an incredible pleasure to coincide once again with Pablo Fajardo, a human rights defender who for two decades has been fighting for justice in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Here we are in Quito, in the building of the UDAPT (Unión de Afectados y Afectadas por las Operaciones Petroleras de Texaco). Behind us the case files of the process against Chevron – Texaco, already condemned to pay for the damages caused in the provinces of Sucumbios and Orellana. We continue to fight for the comprehensive reparation of the areas affected by the activities of the US oil company and for claim the accomplish 2013 ruling that condemned the same company to the payment of 9.5 billion dollars. With us Jorge Aguilar expert in human rights, cooperation and safeguard of environment.

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Link of the lesson – Blog Social Change School

MADRID –  June 23, 2018

Another great day in Madrid with Social Change School, teaching “Conflict Transformation”.
Such a good group formed by students attending Masters Hope, Frame and PCM.
Thanks to all.

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Link to the Ranking: http://www.elmundo.es/especiales/mejores-masters/

MADRID –  June 20, 2018

What better farewell to the coordination of the Máster en Acción Solidaria Internacional y de Inclusión Social – UC3M than to see it for the second consecutive year awarded as the best Master of cooperation in Spain according to the ranking of the newspaper El Mundo. I am happy to have been part of this project in the last 3 years and proud to leave such a prestigious heritage. For me it closes a cycle started in 2015 and opens a new path of challenges and overcoming.

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MADRID – June 7,  2018 

Today speaking of Latin America in the seminar of “formation before the departure” to the people selected to participate in the international volunteer program of the public universities of Madrid 2018.

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Oficial)
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Universidad de Alcalá
Comunidad de Madrid

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ITALY –  June 5, 2018

A letter of mine, written to Italy on the occasion of the celebration of the Republic on 2 June, was published in the newspaper LA REPUBBLICA in the column of the recognized journalist Concita de Gregorio – Link

 

With Fernando, Paula and Aitor

MADRID –  May 31, 2018

Today at the Carlos III University of Madrid I had the pleasure of moderating an exceptional event in which, after the screening of the movie A Perfect Day we were able to talk with the director of the same, Fernando León of Aranoa and with two protagonists of the Spanish Humanitarian Action: Paula Farias and Aitor Zabalgogeazkoa. The first is the author of the novel “Dejarse Llovoer” on which the film is based, as well as being former president of Doctor Without Borders Spain (MSF) and former coordinator of rescue operations in the Mediterranean of MSF (with the ship Dignity). For his part, Aitor is the former CEO of MSF and has just returned from Syria after having managed MSF operations in that country for the past 5 years.

An event that has closed the 19th edition of the Master in International Solidarity Action and Social Inclusion and that for the personal side has closed a chapter lasted more than two years in the academic coordination of it. Various feelings accompany me on this day and the only thing I can say now is thanks.

 

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Download here your copy in  PDF https://es.calameo.com/read/000047932726614532ab7

MADRID – May 25, 2018

It is with great satisfaction that I share with you the Nº8 of the Revista Innovamos, a magazine of educational divulgation in which I had the pleasure of making a contribution, interviewing the founder and president of the NGO Un Grano de Arena, the expert in Intercultural Human Rights, Jassir Heredia, who presents the new educational project of the organization: the mobile library “El Principito” (the Little Prince).
Article on p. 8 and 9.

https://ungrano.org/es/

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Madrid 24 May 2018 – Salón de Actos of the university residence “Fernando de los Rios”

MADRID –  May 24,  2018

On May 24 I  had the pleasure of leading the “Youth Cooperating” Conference, a space in which we shared testimonies of social commitment and international solidarity through the presentations of the representatives of 9 different organizations in which young people play a role of protagonists.

More info here: link