20 October Oct 2017 1538 20 October 2017
Commission presents new measures to better protect EU citizens
The Commission has presented alongside its 11th Security Union Report a set of operational and practical measures to better defend EU citizens against terrorist threats and deliver a Europe that protects. The measures aim to address vulnerabilities exposed by recent attacks and will support Member States in protecting public spaces and help deprive terrorists of the means to act.
12 December Dec 2016 0943 12 December 2016
When businesses don't forget human rights
According to a new report, many of the best companies set an example by going above and beyond their traditional role protect civil society space.
9 December Dec 2016 1118 09 December 2016
Transparency, silver bullet for a more just society
As more than 70 governments, together with the private sector and civil society, are meeting in Paris for the Open Government Partnership Summit to promote transparency, citizen participation and democratic innovation, let's make sure the topic is on the table for elections across Europe.
26 October Oct 2016 0745 26 October 2016
Is the EU’s migration partnership approach with African countries balanced?
The implementation of the Valletta Action Plan and the EU Migration Compact for cooperation on migration with African countries are not perceived as balanced or as being conducted in a spirit of true partnership by all parties, writes ECDPM’s experts. This risks undermining the EU’s image as partner in the area of migration and development and may undermine principles of good donorship.
22 September Sep 2016 0843 22 September 2016
Club of Rome: One percent growth is enough
The latest Report to the Club of Rome focuses on three endemic social challenges – inequality, unemployment, and climate change – and offers 13 radical policy solutions for industrialized countries to address these problems without the need for faster economic growth.
20 September Sep 2016 1630 20 September 2016
Responding to the migration emergency
As global leaders gather at the New York summits to improve protection of migrants and refugees, they may find valuable lessons from the guidance produced by the Migrants in Countries in Crisis (MICIC) Initiative and the process that led to their development
14 September Sep 2016 1629 14 September 2016
65.3 million of displaced people would make up the world’s 21st largest country
Save The Children new analysis of forcibly displaced finds world's fastest-growing population also among the youngest, and nearly last in school attendance.
27 July Jul 2016 1406 27 July 2016
EU banks funding illegal deforestation
In the developed world, we enjoy the luxury of choice and unending supply when it comes to food. The problem is the palm oil, cocoa, soy, beef, leather, biofuels and other agricultural products that fill our lives and stomachs are coming from lands that have been illegally cleared, and are accelerating the destruction of our planet.
27 May May 2016 1005 27 May 2016
The refugees crisis is at the top of the agenda as the EFC kicks off its annual conference
The ongoing refugees crisis is a challenge to our common humanity. How can governments, the private sector, civil society organisations and philanthropy response?
23 May May 2016 1707 23 May 2016
The latest mise-en-scène in a sector of endless conferences
The day after the Cannes film festival awarded director Ken Loach, the first World Humanitarian Summit gears up with a new production of good intentions, pleas but also empty rhetoric. It is not fiction: it is another anti poverty glamorous mise-en-scène self-directed and starred by the most privileged people on earth recalling the solutions that were not implemented.