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
2 December Dec 2016 1156 02 December 2016
Are we ready for Universal Basic Income?
Universal Basic Income (UBI) proposals are gaining in popularity across the political spectrum. However most people don’t fully understand what a basic income is or how it would work. Vita International asked to James Boyce of the PERI, the Political Economic Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts what UBI really means.
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.
22 November Nov 2016 0859 22 November 2016
When corporations find business opportunities in social problems
According the theory of Share values, corporations need to come up with better solutions for society, not just for business itself. Mark Kramer, FSG co-founder and managing director, offers his insights on what shared value means.
14 October Oct 2016 1109 14 October 2016
Patrick Gomes (ACP Group of States):«Diversifying partnerships is key for our future»
Ambassador Patrick Gomes shares his views regarding the main and most pressing challenges that the ACP (The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States) is facing.
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.
14 September Sep 2016 0949 14 September 2016
Ken Loach:The European Union is a neo-liberal project
Since the 1960s, Ken Loach has been known for his hard-hitting social dramas exploring issues such as poverty, homelessness, unemployment and exploitation. The acclaimed film director and passionate socialist arrived yesterday in Rome to promote I Daniel Blake, which won the Palme d’Or at last month’s Cannes film festival.
5 April Apr 2016 1205 05 April 2016
Gianni Pittella: "Europe needs to change its strategy in Africa"
Since assuming leadership of the European Socialist and Democrats Group (S&D) in the European Parliament, Gianni Pittella has committed to make Africa "an absolute priority of our group". Today the S&D Group president will be inaugurating the launch of the Africa Week: an initiative of the S&D - of which Vita international is a media partner. From 5-11 April, experts, deputies, civil society leaders, Europeans and above all Africans will be discussing the future of the continent.
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.