9 June Jun 2016 1645 09 June 2016
Regenerating with beauty
Antonio Presti, Sicilian artist and arts patron, who has donated all his personal patrimony in the name of knowledge, carrying out artistic projects with social aims, speaks about his artistic and ethical path and about the fundamental role of public art in regenerating the territory during the festival of responsible tourism Itacà, this year in its eighth edition.
9 June Jun 2016 1129 09 June 2016
Can robots and workers coexist?
In recent years, there has been a revival of concerns that automation and digitalisation might after all result in a jobless future and increase inequality. Are robots going to steal our jobs?
9 June Jun 2016 0840 09 June 2016
Innovation, the buzzword for the nonprofit players
The most impressive accounts of the 27th Annual General Assembly & Conference of the European Foundation Centre, highlighted by Fondazione CRT.
8 June Jun 2016 1515 08 June 2016
European Commission must do more for Investment in Community Based Services
The European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-Based Care (EEG) welcomes several recommendations promoting quality care and support and access to employment and inclusive education for disadvantaged groups. Nonetheless, the overall focus on austerity will be detrimental to the transition to community-based services in Europe, if no safeguards are made available for public investment in this area.
30 May May 2016 1249 30 May 2016
How urban planning can tackle inequality
“Cities are not only facing increasing heterogeneity, but also growing economic inequality and spatial segregation.” Explaining the crucial role of urban planners in fostering social cohesion and advancing sustainable urban development is Franziska Schreiber, expert on urbanisation at adelphi, the leading independent think tank and public policy consultancy on climate, environment and development.
20 May May 2016 1401 20 May 2016
Turning prisoners into entrepreneurs would save £1.4 billion per annum
A report released by the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) suggests that making an entrepreneurship programme available to all pre-release prisoners could save the government up to £1.4 billion annually, at the maximum cost of £82 million – providing a 17x return on investment.
18 May May 2016 1044 18 May 2016
Youth Speak Forum: Aiesec promotes the United Nations 2030 agenda
AIESEC Italy launches in Milan the first Italian edition of the Youth Speak Forum, AIESEC’s international event, taking place simultaneously in more than 100 countries around the world in May. The forum theme is education, the most urgent issue for youth at global level, as shown by the results of the Youth Speak Survey, released by AIESEC in cooperation with the UN.
17 May May 2016 0903 17 May 2016
The social protection policies that can give Europe a more secure foothold
Social inclusion, poverty reduction, inequality, CSR, migration, NGOs relations with Eu Commission. The state of the art on social affairs, challenges and proposals addressed by Lieve Fransen, former Director, Europe 2020 Social Policies DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion at the European Commission.
13 May May 2016 1542 13 May 2016
End inequality and Even It Up
With US $1 trillion being lost from developing countries every day to tax evasion, money laundering and corruption. After the #PanamaPapers revelations, Oxfam are launching a campaign called Even It Up, where they call for an end to the era of tax havens and extreme inequality.
9 May May 2016 1726 09 May 2016
Millenials: "Politicians need to listen to us"
On Europe Day, millennials are asking politicians for social Integration of refugees and fair representation of women.