27 May May 2019 1055 27 May 2019
“Education for all by 2030: we need to speed up the pace”
Alice Albright, CEO of the Global Partnership for Education, has spoken to the Italian Parliament during an audition on the fourth of 17 Goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Quality Education. She has given the picture of the present situation, explaining that it is necessary to pick up the pace if we want to achieve the goal of the Agenda regarding education in 10 years. Italy, she has said, could do more
25 May May 2018 1038 25 May 2018
Bissan and Gal, children of the possible coexistence
They are both 19 years old, they are born and live in the Israeli village of Neve Shalom Wahat al Salam, that hosts 70 Jewish and Palestinian families. Vita International has met them
30 November Nov 2016 1206 30 November 2016
The wrong anti poverty recipes of the left according to Deirdre McCloskey
Economist Deirdre McCloskey challenges the theories of liberal pundits such as Stiglitz and Piketty and takes a swipe at foreign aid and universal basic income.
14 October Oct 2016 1034 14 October 2016
Bernardo Bini Smaghi: the Italian Development Cooperation secures funding
The head of Management and Support of Development Policies Department at Cassa depositi e Prestiti S.p.A. (CDO) outlines his plans for the Italian public-sector financial institution and the historic step which is set to bring the CDP into the world of Italian development aid and international cooperation.
13 April Apr 2016 1400 13 April 2016
Aiesec integrating refugees
AIESEC Italy has launched InteGREAT, a project with the aim of receiving and integrating refugees and asylum seekers in Italy. On the 3rd of May AIESEC Italy was awarded by Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, the prestigious European Charlemagne Youth Prize thanks to the InteGREAT project. Interview with Guiscardo Urso, President of AIESEC Italy.
23 March Mar 2016 1730 23 March 2016
Mohammad Alaa, a story of humanity in Aleppo
Despite the war Mohammad Alaa works heroically every day to help the neediest in Aleppo: children, elderly and disabled people, orphans, and animals. Vita International meets Alessandra Abidin, who is the point of contact with Alaa and has created the Facebook group "Il Gattaro d'Aleppo", to support the cause of Mohammad with donations, helping Aleppo's disadvantaged people, and cats.
21 March Mar 2016 0813 21 March 2016
France’s shift towards social business
Interview with Jacques Berger, Director of Action Tank, French non profit association created by Danone, to which great French enterprises such as Veolia, Renault and Sodexo adhere. The aim? Promote social business.
11 March Mar 2016 0910 11 March 2016
Human, world-saving love
The great French photographer and director Yann Arthus-Bertrand has presented in Milan his latest film, “Human”, an extraordinary portrait of humanity, a documentary that wonders about the meaning of life and of being human through the voice of common people from all over the world.
7 March Mar 2016 1033 07 March 2016
Saskia Sassen: "History will not treat European policy makers kindly."
With the migration crisis ongoing in Europe, Vita International spoke to Professor Saskia Sassen: the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chair of The Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University. "Existing policy is not prepared to address new types of conditions producing massive displacements," she said, "and neither is it prepared to deal with the consequences of such displacement."
15 February Feb 2016 1132 15 February 2016
Inequality is the biggest threat to the world
People often think that a certain level of inequality is normal in our societies, says the social geographer Danny Dorling . But the gap between the superrich and the rest of us has widened dramatically in the past 12 months. The author of a number of books including "Injustice: Why Social Inequality Still Persists" and the next, "A Better Politics, How Government Can Make Us Happier", due to be published on March 20th, explained to Vita International why inequality should be a concern for anyone.