10 March Mar 2016 1425 10 March 2016
End workplace cancer
No one should get sick from doing their job. For 12 years the EU has done nothing about it. It is about time to take action. Support the #StopCancerAtWork campaign!
8 March Mar 2016 1751 08 March 2016
The Groundhog Summit
The act and art of living and repeating the same EU summit day over and over again to save the face for failing to reach a deal, dooms thousand of refugees to remain stranded in dire conditions with no clue of what happens next.
7 March Mar 2016 1638 07 March 2016
It’s time to hear the stories of women and girls when shaping asylum and integration policies!
Caritas Europa’s Shannon Pfohman reminds Eu politicians that no holistic approach will be good enough unless it takes into account the specific needs of migrant women and girls. By doing this, women and girls will be able to avoid situations of vulnerability that the current policies are forcing them into.
7 March Mar 2016 1555 07 March 2016
In-work poverty and long-term unemployment: Europe’s two biggest challenges
The report “End poverty in Europe – Our solutions to make it happen" which will be launched in mid-April 2016, offers a very worrying snapshot of the social and economic reality and outlook of the old continent.
7 March Mar 2016 1237 07 March 2016
TTIP is not expected to lead to a reducing levels of social protection, says a newly report
A 2016 study conducted by the World Trade Institute suggests that a comprehensive TTIP agreement will lead to a permanent increase in GDP levels for 27 Member States ranging from 0.3 to 1.6%. While regulatory cooperation can facilitate trade through lower transaction costs, which in terms of social impact may again result in income gains, income redistribution and labor reallocation
4 March Mar 2016 1538 04 March 2016
Will the EU pass the unity test?
Member States have another chance to save face and stop the political theater. The International Organization for Migration (OIM) Belgian regional director Eugenio Ambrosi shares his expectations.
4 March Mar 2016 1350 04 March 2016
UNHCR: 6 steps towards solving the refugee situation in Europe
Ahead of a meeting of heads of state or government of the European Union (EU) with Turkey on 7 March in Brussels, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has today issued recommendations aimed at helping States solve the refugee situation in Europe.
2 March Mar 2016 1519 02 March 2016
Commission proposes new emergency assistance instrument for faster crisis response
As the refugee crisis continues to put pressure on many European Member States, the Commission proposes a faster way for support to be provided to tackle wide-ranging humanitarian crises within the EU
1 March Mar 2016 1714 01 March 2016
Greece, UNHCR warns of imminent humanitarian crisis
As of Monday 24,000 refugees and migrants in Greece needed accommodation. More resources and better coordination are critical for averting wider suffering and chaos, says the UN Refugee agency.
1 March Mar 2016 1003 01 March 2016
Stranded in dire conditions without any idea of what happens next
Refugees on the Greece-Macedonia border told Amnesty International about the lack of basic services in addition to a total lack of information on where they should go next. «European countries more interested to coordinate blocking borders than to provide refugees and asylum-seekers with protection» said Giorgos Kosmopoulos, Director of AI Greece.