EU institutions should engage more politically to induce change in HIV awareness
14 Jul 2017 – 10:30 | No Comment

Nearly 122,000 are unaware of their HIV infection in Europe. To decrease the number of people who are diagnosed late or are unaware of their infection, new strategies are required to expand targeted HIV testing …

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Role of CLIMA policy in shaping Europe’s future
14 Jul 2017 – 09:05
Role of CLIMA policy in shaping Europe’s future

The EU played an instrumental role in shaping the Paris Agreement – the first-ever universal, legally binding climate change deal. Staying at the forefront of the global clean energy transition is an opportunity to strengthen …

Cities lead by example and go renewable
29 Sep 2016 – 11:29
Cities lead by example and go renewable

In the aftermath of the global climate Paris agreement, the focus now shifts to taking action to limit the impacts of climate change and stabilise global warming. Local authorities involved in the Covenant of Mayors …

Sustainability engine: Resource efficient and resilient cities
29 Sep 2016 – 09:23
Sustainability engine: Resource efficient and resilient cities

Cities are where most of the consumption and production happen today. With growing urbanisation, Dr. Arab Hoballah, UNEP Chief of Sustainable Lifestyles, Cities and Industry says the importance of city-level actions will be reinforced, making …

How cities can power their economic engines with renewable energy
29 Sep 2016 – 09:00
How cities can power their economic engines with renewable energy

City planning and management need to take full account of climate change, simply because exposed cities equal large parts of any countries’ population and infrastructure exposed to the threats of climate change. Exclusively writing for …

Climate displacement: The next wave?
30 Mar 2016 – 12:30
Climate displacement: The next wave?

Experts anticipate that the vast majority of displacement stemming from climate change effects will be internal, leaving the most climate-vulnerable countries with the burden of responding to displacement due to the actions of richer, more …

Refugee and migrant health tops agenda at WHO Europe
30 Mar 2016 – 12:07
Refugee and migrant health tops agenda at WHO Europe

Conscious of the health implications of war and instability, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe established the Public Health Aspects of Migration in Europe (PHAME) project in 2012 to look into public …

Zero carbon, zero poverty
30 Mar 2016 – 11:44
Zero carbon, zero poverty

Climate change impacts working people first. Leading the worker’s fight on climate change, Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation talks about why we should act now to secure a stable climate with development …

Climate change and migration – reflections from the Paris summit
30 Mar 2016 – 11:43
Climate change and migration – reflections from the Paris summit

Though it is important that migration was mentioned at the Paris Summit, Dr Giovanni Bettini, Lecturer in Global Climate Politics and International Development says relying on the UN’s climate policy to solve migration means “hoping …

Why climate financing matters to real people
30 Mar 2016 – 11:27
Why climate financing matters to real people

Although most of the focus at COP21 was on the emission reductions required to achieve the global targets, the real issue on the table was climate finance. Erik Solheim, Chair, OECD Development Assistance Committee discusses …

The Paris Accord: From agreement to implementation
30 Mar 2016 – 11:20
The Paris Accord: From agreement to implementation

The COP21 has brought us the much-needed global commitment to tackle climate change. It’s now time to deliver on these commitments. Gabriela Ramos, Special Counsellor to the Secretary General, Chief of Staff and Sherpa, OECD, …