Tuesday, 07 May 2024 - No. 94

ISSN 2696-9734

News & Interviews
Sarah Loriato, AGE Policy Officer on Employment and Participation and EP Liaison Officer.
Sarah Loriato: "We believe in the importance of adopting a rights-based and life-course approach to ageing and promoting cooperation between generations to combat ageism"

Sarah Loriato, AGE Policy Officer on Employment and Participation and EP Liaison Officer, explains their work from AGE Platform Europe to "combat ageism and promote human rights throughout life in all areas of society."

Mila Font:
Mila Font: "Widespread and indiscriminate attacks on civilians, medical personnel and health facilities must cease immediately"

The health system in Gaza has been severely impacted by ongoing conflicts, with a significant reduction in functional medical facilities from 35 hospitals to only 11 semi-functional centers. Mila Font, Delegate of Doctors Without Borders in Catalonia, shares with us the situation. 

Verònica González is a staunch environmental activist and is now a member of Rebellion and Extinction Barcelona.
Verònica González: "We cannot continue wasting water and expect a miracle to end the drought"

The Extinction Rebellion activist in Barcelona demands urgent action and fundamental measures to address the serious drought situation and the climate emergency we are facing.

The European Border and Coast Guard Agency celebrates two decades of unstoppable growth.
Twenty years of Frontex: the unstoppable expansion of the armed branch of Fortress Europe

The European Border and Coast Guard Agency celebrates two decades of unstoppable growth, marred by accusations of human rights violations and lack of transparency. 

virtual volunteering allows volunteers to be more available on a daily basis and to offer help in their area of expertise.
Virtual Volunteering: entities to collaborate with

In the midst of an increasingly digitized world, virtual volunteering is gaining momentum as a powerful tool for social change. 

Interests, interpersonal skills, the group and the activity, and relational resources will have to be worked on.
Main subjects of volunteer training that deals with people

A large part of the voluntary bodies are dedicated to attention and care, and it is important that the entities where they carry out their work offer an appropriate training route.

Òscar Camps
Voices from Gaza: Humanitarian Emergency and Global Responsibility

"We demand an answer and accountability for this unacceptable attack and call on the international community to double its efforts to protect civilians"

Adriana Ribas
European Elections: an opportunity to protect human rights

To reach a better, fairer, and more sustainable future, the European Union must place human rights first and at the heart of its debates and actions. 

A loathsome Pact on Migration and Asylum

"We call for a Europe that prioritizes reception and protection, ensuring medical assistance, ending violence along borders, establishing a proactive search and rescue mechanism, that does not criminalize persons seeking refuge, and that guarantees legal and safe routes."

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