Europe

Participants crossed up to 28 countries, cycling more than 10,000 km.

Each year, an expedition of bikes equipped with solar panels leaves Brussels and crosses around thirty countries, covering more than 10,000 km to encourage a debate on sustainable mobility.

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Diverse impact of COVID-19 crisis on Employment and Social Developments in Europe.

The European Commission's services have published the 2021 edition of the Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) review.

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As the UNHCR Global Trends report marks another sad record with 82,4 million refugees and internally displaced, the European contribution to ensure protection remains disproportionately modest. 

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The Equinox Initiative for Racial Justice has published a report that analyses how to rethink EU Gender Equality Policy from an Intersectional Perspective.

The Equinox Initiative for Racial Justice has published a report that analyses how to rethink EU Gender Equality Policy from an Intersectional Perspective.

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We fear that governments are yet again prioritising business instead of protecting people and that recovery instruments will not benefit the poor, or even risk generating increased poverty, with austerity looming again to restore public accounts.

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States must protect the right of people to seek asylum by law.

The international organization calls for an end to pushbacks and violence against refugees and asylum-seekers.

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Universal Basic Income in Europe is a proposal that makes sense, regardless of the pandemic, to end precariousness and poverty, and offering material guarantees to exercise one’s freedom.

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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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