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20th UN Climate Change Conference in Lima

Written by Gregor Erbach

The upcoming UN climate conference in Lima (COP20, 1-12 December 2014) will be an important milestone in the negotiations towards a new global climate agreement. 539 more words


Child under-nutrition in developing countries

Written by Jacques Lecarte

With 3.1 million child deaths each year in developing countries, under-nutrition is the single biggest contributor to mortality in under-fives. NGOs have pushed for the fight against child under-nutrition, and provision of universal access to adequate nutritious food, to remain one of the major targets of the post-2015 Millennium Development Goals’ agenda for both the EU and the broader international community. 607 more words


Implementation of the Employment Equality Directive

Written by Martina Prpic

The need to promote equal treatment in specific areas, such as nationality and gender, was recognised right from the start of European construction, with the Treaty of Rome. 567 more words


Sakharov Prize 2014: Tending the scars of sexual violence in DRC

Written by Marta Latek

Dr Denis Mukwege, a 59-year-old gynaecologist from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has won the 2014 Sakharov Prize. The attribution of Europe’s top human rights prize is recognition for Dr Mukwege’s perseverance and courage in his efforts to help rape survivors over the past 16 years. 533 more words


Employment and social aspects of the Europe 2020 strategy

Written by Marie Lecerf

The employment and social dimension of European integration is a key element of the Europe 2020 Strategy, which aims at ensuring ‘inclusive growth’. 573 more words


UN Convention on Children's Rights: 25 years on

Written by Naja Bentzen

This month marks the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the first international treaty to recognise children as human beings with innate rights. 608 more words


Mapic awards 2014 comments : best new retail concepts (4/4)

Was nominated last year as “Best F&B retail concept”.
Causses is a gourmet grocery, and also a cooking studio : a nice place but probably too similar as many food concepts which massively emerged in this Parisian district. 228 more words