24 March Mar 2020 1710 24 March 2020
#Coronamaison, the challenge: drawing the house of dreams for quarantine
It is a project launched on Twitter by a group of renowned French cartoonists and illustrators: everyone, professional or not, is invited to imagine and represent their ideal home, where they would like to spend this isolation period due to Coronavirus, on the base of a template to fill in
20 February Feb 2019 1126 20 February 2019
No stone should be left unturned in ensuring that EU elections are accessible to all
An Eesc hearing has revealed that almost a million Eu citizens may be deprived of their right to vote in the upcoming European elections as a result of their disability, and many more may face obstacles when casting their ballots
10 November Nov 2017 1644 10 November 2017
Clean Air Forum: better air for European cities
The forum will be the occasion for decision makers and stakeholders to share knowledge and assist in the implementation of European, national and local air policies.
9 November Nov 2017 1521 09 November 2017
4 European cities shortlisted for Access City Award 2018
4 European cities were shortlisted for the award that recognises and celebrates a city's willingness, capability and efforts to ensure accessibility : Ljubljana (Slovenia), Luxembourg (Luxembourg), Lyon (France), and Viborg (Denmark)
18 October Oct 2017 1557 18 October 2017
France, 300.000 people over 60 are isolated
A study commissioned and carried out in France reveals that in the country 300,000 people, in the large majority women over 60, suffer from loneliness and isolation. Many factors are at the root of this, like the lack of access to internet or very low revenues. The number of people over 60 who are isolated in France is equal to the size of the city of Nantes, 6th French city for number of inhabitants
11 October Oct 2017 1757 11 October 2017
France, circular economy helping the most needy
The Agence du Don en Nature (Adn) collects new non-food unsold products from enterprises and it redistributes them to the most needy thanks to a network of more than 750 local associations in France. Every year the Adn contributes to help 850.000 people in need and redistributes every week more than 600.000 euros of new products
29 August Aug 2017 1330 29 August 2017
Le Projet Imagine, stories that change the world
Le Projet Imagine in an NGO that, through videos and documentaries, highlights stories of anonymous heroes, people who act in the shade and do extraordinary things for those who are around them. The aim? Inspire and move to action. The ngo has consultative statute at the UN Economic and Social Council.
18 July Jul 2017 1540 18 July 2017
HopHopFood, the platform fighting food waste
HopHopFood is an association that will launch in mid October the first C2C platform in France fighting food waste. The project puts into contact those who have too much food with those who don’t have enough.
16 June Jun 2017 1414 16 June 2017
Adie, microcredit specialist in France
Adie is the pioneering association for microcredit in France and the largest in the country. Born in 1989, it creates more than 200 new jobs a week and counts 450 employees and 13,000 volunteers.
31 May May 2017 1523 31 May 2017
Sailing as a means to forget illness
The initiative Les Voiles de l’Espoir comes to its ninth edition. It is a charity week on a sailing boat in Côte d'Azur dedicated to children with tumours and leukemia.