10 January Jan 2016 1000 10 January 2016
Zygmunt Bauman:«Multiculturalism is outdated»
Today multiculturalism only means living beside, but not with each other. The great thinker Bauman asserts that it is advisable to replace the term “multiculturalism”, with the concept of "diasporisation": a process by which the stranger becomes a next-door neighbor.
21 December Dec 2015 1057 21 December 2015
Disaster risk reduction makes development more sustainable
The need to recognize disaster risk reduction as a central, cross-cutting issue for achieving sustainable development and eradicating poverty has been a key topic during the last Rome Investment Forum 2015, an international event aimed at promoting a more visionary idea of social and economic sustainability
16 December Dec 2015 1425 16 December 2015
Making social inclusion a reality for all migrants in Europe
Undocumented migrants and the Europe 2020 strategy. The new Picum (Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants) position paper.
15 December Dec 2015 1627 15 December 2015
«Address challenges and seize opportunities of the new world of work» UNDP urges
2 billion people lifted out of low human development, in last 25 years, now focus on work is needed to galvanize progress, alerts the 2015 Human Development Report.
10 December Dec 2015 1559 10 December 2015
German and Finnish Ngos awarded for combating poverty
EESC (European Economic and Social Committee) announced the winners of the 7th edition of the Civil Society Prize, which rewards initiatives aimed at improving the economic and social inclusion of the people living in poverty and countering the increasing risk of facing poverty in Europe.
8 December Dec 2015 1203 08 December 2015
Have those hard-won accountability reforms had any impact?
Australian researchers Kate Macdonald and May Miller-Dawkins summarize the main points from recent contributions to the Global Policy Journal on the impact of accountability reforms in aid
8 December Dec 2015 0942 08 December 2015
Message from Caritas to EU: eradicate child poverty now
More than 400 members of the European Parliament support Caritas Europa’s call to prioritise the fight against child poverty. The European Parliament’s written declaration now asks both the European Commission and the Council of the EU to dedicate funds for the eradication of child poverty in Europe.
4 December Dec 2015 1536 04 December 2015
Reception and integration become a resource for European systems
A Valletta seminar that paves the way for the efforts of those on the ground engaged in social dialogue. Mcl president Carlo Costalli pushes a social agenda.
4 December Dec 2015 1027 04 December 2015
Being a girl and a refugee in a fragile and crisis-prone world
The State of World Population 2015 report, “Shelter from the Storm,” shows that of the 100 million people in need of humanitarian assistance around the world today, about 26 million are women and adolescent girls in their childbearing years.
3 December Dec 2015 1740 03 December 2015
Financial inclusion to help reduce poverty
Worrying findings from the S&P Global FinLit Survey. The major survey on financial literacy shows that not only is financial illiteracy widespread, but there are big variations among countries and groups. Women, the poor, and lower educated respondents are more likely to suffer from gaps in financial knowledge. This is true not only in developing economies but also in countries with well-developed financial markets.