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Bilateral Event in Croatia for Sharing Perspectives towards Cooperation

Norsensus Mediaforum shared ideas on civil society cooperation between Norway and Croatia at the bilateral meeting on 13th and 14th of June at the IMPACT – European Centre for Cross-Sector Partnership in Zadar, “Different perspectives towards cooperation”. The program was organzied by The National Foundation for Civil Society Development acting as the operator of NGO Fund in Croatia in the...

Promoting Recognition of Non Formal Education and Building Strategic Partnerships in Portugal

Norsensus Mediaforum took part in one-week training course devoted to forming strategic partnerships and developing projects within Erasmus+ KA2. From May, 10 – 16th the training course for youth workers, leaders and project managers was held on Madeira island of Portugal in the framework of N.I.C.E. – New Intervention with Creative Education, a contribution training scheme to support Erasmus+...

Fighting Hate Speech with Graffiti in Bulgaria

Norsensus Mediaforum was represented in the project Stop Hating Start LOVEing, dedicated to promotion of No Hate Speech Movement and fighting hate speech in a non-violent way, with graffiti. The project was organised by Bulgarian partners - Alternativi International in Bansko, Bulgaria on the 20-27th of May in the framework of Erasmus+ KA1.   During this week 30 participants from Estonia, Bulgaria,...

Final International Conference on Advocacy against Domestic Violence in Bulgaria

On 14 and 15 May the final conference was held in Bulgarian town, Panagyurishte in the frame of "Break the silence project- a campaign for awareness, prevention and protection against domestic violence and violence based on gender". The mayor of the municipality of Panagyurishte Nicola Belishki, commissioner Blaga Kraycheva, head of regional directorate of interior in Pazardzhik, Petko Shotlekov,...

Can I copyright a joke? Creative expression and copyright

On this podcast episode, Andy Sellars of Harvard Law School's Cyberlaw Clinic discusses coyright issues in relation to tweets and jokes. Summary With 316 million users posting 500 million tweets a day, someone is bound to write an unoriginal tweet now and then. But there are some Twitter users whose entire existence relies completely on plagiarizing tiny jokes and relatable observations created...

Your KITE Project Visit in Cluj, Romania for entrepreneurship

Norsensus Mediaforum, Fundatia Danis, FRSI and Information Society Development Foundation met up in Romania for training, team-building and further development of the YourKite Project. Cluj is a city with focus on education and entrepreneurship and was the perfect location for learning more about this. We visited young entrepreneurial projects like Cluj Makers and older structured NGO’s like Civitas. We got...

Wael Ghonim: Let’s design social media that drives real change

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Wael Ghonim helped touch off the Arab Spring in his home of Egypt ... by setting up a simple Facebook page. As he reveals, once the revolution spilled onto the streets, it turned from hopeful to messy, then ugly and heartbreaking. And social media followed suit. What was once a place for crowdsourcing, engaging and sharing became a polarized...

8 DIY Smartphone Photography Tips

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Watch photographer Richard Schabetsberger demonstrate some creative smartphone photography tips & tricks.

Oslo People Shared Christmas Joy with the World

Our annual Christmas campaign has been finalized with sending Christmas cards to all over the world. This year, we again received hundreds of messages from allover the world and exhibited them in our design tent at Karl Johans Gate last week. In return,   the people of Oslo visited the tent, saw the warm messages, picked up a random name who sent...

Another YourKITE Meeting Was Hosted By Warsaw, Poland

YourKITE media and entrepreneurship project continues in Poland. Last week another meeting in the frame of the project was held by FRSI - Fundacja Rozwoju Społeczeństwa Informacyjnego - together with Fundacja Rozwoju Wolontariatu/Volunteering Development Foundation for the other project partners - Fundatia Danis pentru Dezvoltare Manageriala (Romania) and Norsensus Mediaforum (Norway) in Warsaw. In the course of one week, November, 29...