Tag: One World Centre

Primary school students look forward to “Oscar Night” in One World Centre Short Film Competition

| May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Students from local primary schools will gather at the Manx Museum next Tuesday evening 20th May 2014 for the showcase screening and award ceremony for the It’s Not Fair! Short Film Competition 2014. The competition, which is run by the One World Centre with help from Mannin Shorts and generously sponsored by Sure, challenges primary […]

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Live Below the Line – and find out what it’s like to survive on £1 a day

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Over 1.2bn people around the world still live in extreme poverty with £1 or less a day to exist on. The Live Below the Line campaign – taking place this year between 28th April and 2nd May – challenges those of us who live in more comfortable circumstances to see what life is like over […]

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Island students join top Silicon Valley programmers to create life-saving digital lessons

Island students join top Silicon Valley programmers to create life-saving digital lessons

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Eleven Isle of Man youngsters recently learnt how to create an interactive lesson, in a foreign language they didn’t understand, as part of a collaboration with a newly-registered charity Thare Machi Education (Isle of Man). TME (IOM) uses new media to create lessons on basic health and life-skills topics which can teach some of the […]

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Save a stamp and make a difference

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The One World Centre is encouraging you to save your stamps for the Leprosy Mission this Christmas. Last year the Island helped the organisation raise £120,000 across the UK just by saving old stamps! The money is used to help some of the 3 million people who are living with irreversible disabilities as a result […]

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Prime Minister’s office responds to Manx children’s demands on world hunger

Prime Minister’s office responds to Manx children’s demands on world hunger

| September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Children from the Isle of Man who took part in the IF appeal to end world hunger ahead of the G8 summit in June have received a response from Prime Minister David Cameron’s office. An official letter recently received by the One World Centre, which co-ordinated the campaign on the Isle of Man, thanked the […]

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One World Centre gears up for Global Village event

| July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The One World Centre Isle of Man is inviting Tynwald Day visitors to come and experience an international dimension at this year’s national celebrations with its Global Village event in the grounds of the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture Headquarters at St Johns. The Global Village will include a variety of entertainment, activities and […]

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End hunger campaigners plan beach event on eve of G8 summit

End hunger campaigners plan beach event on eve of G8 summit

| June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

People in the Isle of Man are being invited to support a beach vigil at Peel on Sunday 16th June in support of the Enough Food IF campaign to end global hunger. The date has been chosen as it is the eve of the G8 summit which takes place in Northern Ireland on 17th and […]

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Children, Charities and Churches support IF Campaign

| May 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Children, charities, church-goers and people from around the Island will be handing over hundreds of empty paper plates to Tynwald at 9.45am this morning (Tuesday 21st May) in a bid to get government support for the Enough Food IF campaign to end world hunger. The plates have been decorated with messages asking for the Isle […]

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Sulby School scoops top award with powerful performance in One World Primary Film Competition

Sulby School scoops top award with powerful performance in One World Primary Film Competition

| May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Local schoolchildren brought a new twist to the Island’s growing reputation for film-making yesterday with the special screening and prize presentation for the first “It’s Not Fair!” One World Primary Film Competition, kindly sponsored by Sure. Children aged 5 to 11 had been challenged to produce a film of no more than 4 minutes exploring […]

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Fairtrade organisation renews Fairtrade Island status

Fairtrade organisation renews Fairtrade Island status

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man has received glowing praise for its “thriving” Fairtrade activity after a successful application to have its Fairtrade Island status renewed. The Island first became a Fairtrade area in July 2008 and is required to reapply for the status every two years to ensure it continues to qualify. Our application, which is […]

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