"Today, leaving the nightmare behind, we see the merit of having been 'socially creative' but we also realize the cost of having stretched the seams of the teams we worked with so much"
Francesc Torralba: "If boys and girls learn that we are vulnerable, they will avoid the sense of failure”
The director of the Ethos Chair at Ramon Llull University situates the reality of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the field of education, values and the pandemic.
To achieve a just and equitable recovery, it is urgent to abandon the piecemeal approach maintained until now and develop policies that address the structural causes of the problem.
The short-term wellbeing costs of COVID-19 have been severe. The pandemic is having profound effects on poor and marginalized groups, increasing poverty rates and widening gaps between different groups in society. SDG Watch Europe calls for urgent actions!
Economic instability exacerbated by the pandemic, the climate crisis and the aftermath of war are the main causes of starvation.
The initiative, promoted by Clowns Without Borders, has already accomplished more than 500 activities in the city of Bobo-Dioulasso.
We talk with the Spanish Federation of Rare Diseases (FEDER) to learn about the tasks they are performing to improve the quality of life of more than three million people in Spain who live with a rare disease, and to discover how Covid-19 has impacted them.
In times of crisis, it should be possible to temporarily override intellectual property rights and share existing knowledge about the development of resources against Covid-19.
The COVID-19 crisis is hitting European consumers in the pocket, causing rising unemployment and falling income for those who have kept their jobs. Spending more time at home as a result of lockdown measures could make matters worse for energy bills.
The report ‘Voices from confinement and occupation’ drafted by the ODHE explains the impact of the Covid-19 crisis in Palestine and Western Sahara.
The International Committee of the Red Cross thinks that COVID-19 does not have to be catastrophic for countries with weakened healthcare systems, but it does require the international community to scale up support.