10 May May 2016 0936 10 May 2016
Fled from war, hostages in Europe
Nove Onlus is a young non-profit organization that engages in humanitarian aid, education and socio-economic development in Afghanistan, Ethiopia and Italy. It also carries out grassroots interventions in Greece, which aim at supporting refugees. In the limbo of Idomeni, located at the Greek-Macedonian border, Nove Onlus witnessed stories of war and hope such as the one of Mujaahid and other Syrians refugees. The organization is committed to do its best to help them.
22 April Apr 2016 0800 22 April 2016
When the broom triumphs over the gun
Y’en a marre, Balai citoyen, Filimbi and Inyina are just a few of the youth protest movements that are emerging in Africa. Their pacifist anger is symbolic of a generational rupture with a leadership that does not want to cede power. Vita International met the leaders of these movements at the Université Libre de Bruxelles during Africa Week organised by the S&D Group, the group of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament.
11 November Nov 2015 0817 11 November 2015
Unpacking the refugee crisis in Lesbos
The refugee crisis has played out with particular intensity on Lesbos, an idyllic Greek island of high interest to both smugglers and cameramen. In Mitilini, the main port town, Arabic can be heard more often than Greek. Like its neighbour Kos, Lesbos has consistently been witness to bodies washed ashore, angry clashes with the police and tense encounters between refugees, vacationers and locals.
10 November Nov 2015 1547 10 November 2015
Towards Paris 2015: the climate deal we need
World leaders will gather in Paris this December for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, which could mark the make or break for international efforts to curb global warming. But what is really at stake in Paris? Here is why a new international agreement on climate could be key to fighting inequality, bridging the gap between food insecurity and food waste and tackling the migration emergency