Our publications

Image Mapping

Image Mapping

2022

This manual explores international youth projects and volunteering camps in the countryside and it is for everyone who wants to strengthen the local impact of international volunteering projects and discuss how to make it better!

Go Natural

Go Natural

2022

Participants of the project “Go Natural: Add Quality to Your Life” have created a booklet which is a very good tool with practical information about healthy lifestyle, sustainable food and environment.

The Gender Effect

The Gender Effect

2022

This Booklet is an outcome of “Gender Effect”, an international Training financed by Erasmus+ and it is an extension to the “Free to be you and me” toolkit. Included in this booklet there are two aspects important for youth workers to keep in mind in order to create gender-inclusive projects: empowerment and creating a safer space. Some new methods and resources are added in this booklet as well.

Be your country

Be your country

2022

“Be your country?!” is a manual about nationality and culture in international exchange projects. It is the outcome of the seminar „Be your country?! Deconstructing culture in (international) youth work and non-formal education“ organised in December 2021 by Service Civil International Österreich.

ENTRE TERRES

ENTRE TERRES

2022

ENTRE TERRES is an educational guide on migrations in the Mediterranean. The aim of this material is to provide tools for educational institutions, schools and institutes to address the issue of refugees with young people and children, from a perspective of peacebuilding and social transformation. The name of the resource seeks to rescue the etymological meaning of the word mediterranean (mediterraneus) and a vision of the old Mare Nostrum as a space for exchange, communication and meeting.

Free to be You and Me – a living toolkit for group leaders

Free to be You and Me – a living toolkit for group leaders

2021

This living version of “Free to be You and Me”, created in 2021,
is adapted to be a more flexible and practical resource, usable
in different local realities. It is intended to help activity leaders to
plan and carry out activities which go some way to addressing
specific needs (those highlighted above and others) and to
maintain an inclusive approach in their leadership.
This toolkit came to life in a cooperative framework of several
projects – Step to the future: empowering youth leaders to tackle
gender inequalities, and Grassroots change: Volunteering,
leadership and emancipation through hands-on work and
mentoring, thanks to financial support of the UNESCO’ s
Participation Programme and the Erasmus + Programme of the
European Union.

Nonviolent Communication Games Package

Nonviolent Communication Games Package

2021

The educational package contains 5 games aimed to learn and practice Nonviolent Communication developed by Marshall Rosenberg. They have different degree of difficulty, staring from the easiest one for players with basic knowledge about the NVC method.
It was created in 2021 during the project Volunteering vs. Violence – let’s turn theory into practice financed by Erasmus+ Program and coordinated by One World Association – Service Civil International Poland.
You can find it in 10 different languages! English, Polish, German, Spanish, Catalan, Italian, Greek, Albanian, Bulgarian and Russian.

Street Action Kit

Street Action Kit

2021

Is it time to put your dreams to action? Are wondering how to plan a street action on peace? 
This toolkit is all about creating a successful street action and making it visible! 

The Power Behind Good Intentions

The Power Behind Good Intentions

2021

This toolkit deals with global power structures in volunteering and takes up issues such as global justice, racism, climate justice, colonial history, the relation between the Global South and the Global North and others.

SCI Peace Cards

SCI Peace Cards

2021

The SCI Peace Cards are a tool to spark a discussion on peace, non-violence, and activism. Each set contains 56 cards with quotes connected to the above topics, and 4 additional cards with instructions and further information on SCI and the “From Dreams to Actions” project.

What will I do for peace today?

What will I do for peace today?

2021

The posters were created in the framework of the Peace in Practice project that was co-funded by Movetia and the Council of Europe through the European Youth Foundation.
The designs were created by SCI Switzerland and the content by the participants and trainers of the Peace in Practice Training Course.
We have different versions and you are free to choose your preferred size, format, colour and symbol combination!
We can also translate it into your language. Besides English, we already have the versions in Bulgarian, Hungarian, Polish and Italian.

Centennial Anniversary Commemorative Souvenir

Centennial Anniversary Commemorative Souvenir

2021

SCI India West Bengal Group created this Commemorative Souvenir to celebrated the 100 years anniversary of Service Civil International.

The book brings you the experience of peace volunteers/activists and focuses on the history of SCI India in particular along with their activities in promoting peace.

Free to be you and me – Spanish

Free to be you and me – Spanish

2021

In Spanish, the toolkit provides comprehensive information on gender and sexuality, along with practical guidelines and easy-to-use tools to help leaders address the topic of gender and sexuality in their activities.

Free to be you and me – short Greek

Free to be you and me – short Greek

2020

In Greek, the toolkit provides information on gender and sexuality, along with practical guidelines and easy-to-use tools to help leaders address the topic of gender and sexuality in their activities.

Free to be you and me – short French

Free to be you and me – short French

2020

In French, the toolkit provides information on gender and sexuality, along with practical guidelines and easy-to-use tools to help leaders address the topic of gender and sexuality in their activities.

Modules for Global Justice

Modules for Global Justice

2020

Global Justice Capsules are training resources that help in understanding the world in relation to global inequalities, conflicts, discrimination and violations of rights.

Words about Deeds

Words about Deeds

2019

This is the most extensive book yet on the history of Service Civil International. Different articles present important steps and milestones, interesting and exemplary projects and workcamps as well as original sources and portraits of activists from the first 100 years of SCI.

Silent Exhibition

Silent Exhibition

2021

The exhibition remembers National Socialism crimes, persecution, and resistance on Austrian territory with a special attention to non-violent forms of resistance.

Free to be you and me – short Macedonian

Free to be you and me – short Macedonian

2020

In Macedonian, the toolkit provides information on gender and sexuality, along with practical guidelines and easy-to-use tools to help leaders address the topic of gender and sexuality in their activities.

Time to face gendered realities

Time to face gendered realities

2019

The booklet summaries the results of the Assessment Tool, a survey conducted to understand how safe and inclusive SCI activities are when it comes to gender and sexuality.

Gender-sensitive name tags

Gender-sensitive name tags

2019

These name tags want to make it easier to include a gender perspective in group activities by encouraging participants to think about gender as a spectrum and not as a binary (Male/Female) concept.

A daily plate of peace and non-violence: Cookbook

A daily plate of peace and non-violence: Cookbook

2020

The cookbook is addressed to everyone who wants to cook in a responsible way with groups of young people or adults. It gives tips and tricks for conscious cooking in groups and many recipes for a plant-based, regional and seasonal diet during group projects.

A daily plate of peace and non-violence: Toolkit

A daily plate of peace and non-violence: Toolkit

2020

The toolkit is addressed to everyone who wants to work with young people, adults and groups on the problems, effects and alternatives of our food system.

Cookbook for the youth leaders

Cookbook for the youth leaders

2018

This toolkit, aimed at coordinators of youth exchanges, volunteer projects, workcamps and at youth workers, provides information and tools on group management and facilitation and can be used in youth work or other relevant educational contexts.

Free to be you and me – short Serbian

Free to be you and me – short Serbian

2019

In Serbian, the toolkit provides information on gender and sexuality, along with practical guidelines and easy-to-use tools to help leaders address the topic of gender and sexuality in their activities.

Free to be you and me – short Bulgarian

Free to be you and me – short Bulgarian

2019

In Bulgarian, the toolkit provides information on gender and sexuality, along with practical guidelines and easy-to-use tools to help leaders address the topic of gender and sexuality in their activities.

Free to be you and me – short Albanian

Free to be you and me – short Albanian

2019

In Albanian, the toolkit provides information on gender and sexuality, along with practical guidelines and easy-to-use tools to help leaders address the topic of gender and sexuality in their activities.

Free to be you and me – short

Free to be you and me – short

2019

The toolkit provides information on gender and sexuality, along with practical guidelines and easy-to-use tools to help leaders address the topic of gender and sexuality in their activities.

Free to be You and Me

Free to be You and Me

2019

The toolkit provides comprehensive information on gender and sexuality, along with practical guidelines and easy-to-use tools to help leaders address the topic of gender and sexuality in their activities.

Go Visual!: Icon Dictionary on Migration and Refugees

Go Visual!: Icon Dictionary on Migration and Refugees

2019

This booklet provides a visual support to teachers and educators to easily explain concepts like: refugee, persecution, migration, discrimination, support, integration. This is especially suitable for a group of people who do not share the same first language.

Volunteerism for peace: memory and present

Volunteerism for peace: memory and present

2018

The exhibition, in Catalan, displays the history of the peace work that SCI did with refugees and during the Spanish civil war, as well as in other key historical moments.

Diverse Communities – visual method cards

Diverse Communities – visual method cards

2018

The cards are an interactive and easy-to-use tool that can help you when looking for ways to cherish diversity and to encourage intercultural dialogue among different groups or individuals in a local community or during your international activity.

PATH Exhibition

PATH Exhibition

2018

This publication presents stories of refugees, helpers and children of the Spanish Civil War, WWII and the Balkan wars along with a historical background.

Building bridges toolkit

Building bridges toolkit

2017

The Building Bridges Toolkit presents inspiring case studies of successful projects involving asylum seekers and refugees or that raise awareness on forced migration, practical guidelines on how to organize such projects and specific methods you can use.

Memoric Booklet

Memoric Booklet

2016

The book presents workshops on the topics of World War I remembrance, the beginnings of SCI and other pacifist movements, and gives tools for facilitating such workshops, support for reflection, links for further reading and suggestions on how to get active for peace.

Climate for Peace: Inspirations. How to organize activities for climate justice and sustainable living

Climate for Peace: Inspirations. How to organize activities for climate justice and sustainable living

2015

This booklet provides lots of examples of grassroots projects related to climate implemented by SCI activists around the world, giving inspiration to keep engaging in this topic.

Climate for Peace Toolkit: How to organise sustainable workcamps

Climate for Peace Toolkit: How to organise sustainable workcamps

2015

In this toolkit background information is given on the campaign, climate justice, how SCI started implementing solutions and tools are suggested to enhance and spread skills necessary for sustaining a climate campaign. 

Resource Pack-pedagogical tools

Resource Pack-pedagogical tools

1990

The toolkit contains pedagogical tools and is the result of the Crossing Borders – International refugee campaign

Crossing Borders resource pack 2

Crossing Borders resource pack 2

1990

The resource concerns The world of refugees and is the result of the Crossing Borders – International refugee campaign carried out in the 90s.

Crossing Borders resource pack 1

Crossing Borders resource pack 1

1990

The resource concerns SCI and refugees and is the result of the Crossing Borders – International refugee campaign carried out in the 90s.