Europe

Older persons have faced both direct and indirect forms of discrimination during the pandemic.

The Policy Coordinator of Human Rights and Non-Discrimination at AGE Platform Europe talks about how older people have suffered the consequences of the pandemic and what measures are necessary to support them.  

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FAGiC is providing food to Roma in Catalonia

Pedro Aguilera, FAGiC’s director, and Annabel Carballo, responsible of the European Area of FAGiC, talk about how the coronavirus is affecting Roma and the growth of Antigypsyism all over Europe.

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It is time to do what it takes, to be relentless in protecting the elderly, the vulnerable, those without a home to stay in, undocumented migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.  

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The push for more equality and rights has been so successful that ultra-conservative people (mostly white men) feel threatened by it.

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Carlos Susías, president of European Anti Poverty Network (EAPN).

The chair of the European Anti Poverty Network (EAPN) believes Europe should set a minimum wage no lower than 70% of the average wage in each country.

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The end of one year and new expectations from the new is a good time to see what has remained significant in the year behind us and what can be the inspiration for the future.

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This year’s autumn edition will take place from 4th to 15th October.

The project “Cities defending Human Rights” will start its second autumn edition in October with 9 defenders from several countries.

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Most international volunteer programs come from Europe and the United States.

There are many international volunteer organizations that range from university-run programs in the United States, volunteering and tourism, to United Nations projects.

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It's an initiative to promote sport and physical activity all around Europe.

Proposals can be made for different activities; sports or other such as meetings, workshops, seminars or exhibitions, from 23 to 30 September.

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Raül Molina

We talk with Raül Molina, the person in charge of educational methods for the European Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, about the movement’s task at a regional level and about cooperation with other regions.

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In Ireland and the Aran Islands, farmers are committed with the nature conservation.  Source: ELCN

ELCN is a European network aiming to expand nature conservation beyond the protection done by administrations and engaging citizens and private groups in conservation activities.

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A mother and her son looking for a better future. Photo: CAFOD Photo Library, Flickr

The international human rights organisation denounces European governments as supportive of exploitation and smuggling of refugees in Libya.

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