Emotional campaigns make you cry and reflect, but they seem to be repetitive after a while. We all know what violence on women entails, especially rape; we can all imagine the destroying feeling a woman can perceive, or in the worst cases, the feeling the victim passes away with. Indian women wanted to try… Read More “Have you been raped? It’s your fault.” An appalling and ironic campaign from India.
Breaking news from Italy that can be ignored and especially due to the great presence of Italians in this blog! Today, Wednesday 27 November 2013, at 17:43 the Senate voted for Silvio Belrusconi’s decadence after the former Prime Minister was convicted of tax fraud. 192 in favor, 113 against and 2 abstentions. Berlusconi was sentenced… Read More After a long and troubled path the Italian Senate voted for Berlusconi’s decadence.
Ever wondered what it would be like to be a Youth Delegate at the UN? It’s not something unrealistic, if you want you can be one too. I first heard of the UN Youth Delegates Program back in 2008 and since then I have wanted to represent my country at this very important international program.… Read More My Experience at the United Nations as a Youth Delegate
From the best Italian ice-cream makers to top-fashion designers in New York, all young entrepreneurs have a common goal. Successful entrepreneurs and ambassadors met this week in Geneva to promote youth entrepreneurship and share the secret ingredient.
More than 1000 inspections took place on Tuesday night in homes/institutions for disabled and non-self-sufficient people in Rome. So far, 16 institutions were forced to shut down after the inspection and another two were seized. The inspection included checking the prescriptions for the pharmaceuticals in these institutions, the sanitary, structural and hygienic conditions as well… Read More Strict controls in 1000 nursing homes in Italy, closures and requisitions for inhumane conditions.
Too slow is the aid sent to the survivors of the Philippines affected by Typhoon Haiyan, and help in many areas has not yet arrived. Valerie Amos, Under-Secretary General of the United Nations for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, hopes that in the next 48 hours intervention will be more timely. “The situation is… Read More S.O.S.
Do you remember when Malta refused to welcome refugees in August (2013)? Hundreds of immigrants who were seeking for help offshore, coming from war-torn countries, poverty and precarious living conditions with no human and/or civil rights. Then Italy took the ‘burden’, as many politicians addressed to the issue, and hosted them; 600 immigrants only on 15… Read More Citizenship for sale and more refugees on the wave.