Action Against Hunger is concerned about the economic and social consequences that could raise the number of people living in a state of severe food insecurity to over one billion in the foreseeable future.
The president of ELFAC talks about the difficulties large families have faced during the confinement and asks the European Comission to work on the idea of the Child Guarantee to fight against child poverty and help these families.
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.
We believe the pandemic has shown the big gap most of the european countries have regarding human rights and has made visible all the inequality that the system has fostered and taken advantage of for years.
How are we not outraged regarding the treatment that refugees receive in Lesbos by the police and xenophobic groups? How can we accept this obvious proclamation of a permanent state of emergency against people seeking asylum?
David Bondia, president of the Catalan Institute of Human Rights says that the Geneva Convention is designed for extremely risky situations to human life, hence its suppression does not make any sense.