APAV promoted the 15th Solidarity Running Race at May 26th 2018, in Lisbon.
This year, the event went under a radical transformation: instead of the traditional Sunday run by the riverside, the race turned into a night event on another prime areas of the city of Lisbon, starting from the University Rectory and passing through the University Campus, Campo Grande and Entrecampos.
Besides the traditional 10 kilometer race, which was highly participated, another edition of the March of the Families (a 5 kilometer non-competitive walk) took place.
The 15th edition of APAV’s Solidarity Race was organized by Xistarca, with the sponsorship of EPAL and the support of The Lisbon City Council and Dom Pedro Hotels.
All the photos are here: bit.ly/2LGoueM.
Superbrands Portugal distinguishes annually the good practices of the brands of third sector, electing Superbrands Solidary. Elected by a board of consumers, APAV received this year the title of brand Superbrands Solidary! In a gala that took place on December 4th 2017, the president of APAV, João Lázaro, took the stage to receive the distinction, in an event that distinguished 34 portuguese brands of excellence.
APAV promoted a motorcycle ride between Setúbal and Campo Maior on May 19th. The event aimed to raise awareness against domestic violence and the value of the registration reverted to the APAV.
The event was also aimed at all types of motorcycles above 125cc and counted on the participation and support of Ambassador Robert Sherman and Ambassador Kim Sawyer.
The Victim Support Europe Annual Conference 2018 happened in Stockholm on the 23-24th of May 2018. The Conference is a major international event bringing the key players working with victims of crime together. Between 200 and 250 participants from victim support organisations as well as researchers, experts, academics, government officials and criminal Justice officials attended. Brottsofferjouren Sverige (Victim Support Sweden) hosted the 2018 event at Stockholm’s Södra Teatern, a 19th century theatre beautifully situated on the island of Södermalm with magnificent views of the city.