Monthly Archives: January 2018

Cross-border cooperation on all sides of the Mediterranean needs strengthening

European local leaders urge joint steps to make the Mediterranean safer, cleaner and more productive

In an opinion adopted during its plenary session on 31 January, the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) agreed on

Radiant.Earth and OpenAQ Partner to Fight Air Pollution in Africa

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Radiant.Earth today announced its partnership with OpenAQ to bring together a diverse group of individuals in Ghana and Kenya who are deeply concerned about poor air quality in …

Answer – 173 IS suicide bombers ready for attacks in Europe – E-005072/2017

Interpol has informed the Commission that a list of foreign terrorist fighters is being circulated and confirmed that Europol have also been made aware. Member States are responsible for domestic security, and while the Commission …

UNICEF: Conflicts, Disasters Contribute to Illiteracy of 59 Million Young People

Nearly 60 million young people who live in countries affected by conflict or natural disaster are illiterate and more investment in education is needed to combat the crisis, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said …

Freed from Libyan Jails, Frustrated Migrants Pose Challenge to New Gambia

Jobless, restless and frustrated, 24-year-old Saikou Jammeh persuaded his father to sell the family home and give up his life savings to pay for the journey from Gambia to Europe.

Jammeh saw no future for …