Posts Tagged ‘Poverty’

Uprooted children

TweetAt the beginning of September, the United Nations’ children’s fund Unicef presented the report “Uprooted”. Its shocking message was that there are almost 50 million displaced children and young people […]

A testing time for Europe

TweetThe hottest news topics in Europe this summer have been the Greek crisis and the refugee drama. Both the crises which dominated the summer headlines ultimately present the same challenge: […]

Frontiers of fear

TweetSince January 2015, it is estimated that 2000 people have died by drowning in the Mediterranean Sea whilst trying to reach Europe.  Dozens more suffer major injuries in their attempts […]

Catholic leaders call for due diligence in supply chains

TweetMore than 70 Catholics bishops have signed the statement we reproduce here calling the EU to reinforce the supply chain due diligence in order to stop the complicity of transnational […]

Fuel Poverty

TweetIn its 2007 review of “Housing, Energy and Thermal Comfort,” the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommended a minimum temperature of 21°C in living rooms, and 18°C in all other rooms […]

Strategies to confront Extreme Poverty in Europe

TweetContrary to popular imagination, not all politics is immediately and continuously conflictual. It is possible in all parliaments to cooperate across the lines of party or group ideology. In the […]

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