EU action against  rare diseases
14 Sep 2018 – 16:21 | No Comment

Though individual rare diseases (RDs) affect less than five in every 10,000 people, the aggregate number of individuals suffering from a rare disease is estimated to be nearly 400 million worldwide. The lack of efficient …

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Managing displacement with development solutions
30 Nov 2016 – 14:12
Managing displacement with development solutions

It’s a sad fact that the current global security crisis and the associated migration crisis is leading to the militarisation of our borders. Magdy Martinez-Soliman, Assistant Secretary General, United Nations and Assistant Administrator, United Nations …

Post-COP21 … Will we stop our climate from changing?
30 Mar 2016 – 10:57
Post-COP21 … Will we stop our climate from changing?

The Paris deal signals progress on a number of fronts, but perhaps, the most significant one is the signal that it sends to investors. MEP Miriam Dalli, Member of EP’s COP21 delegation discusses the urgent …

Towards a sustainable culture for urban mobility
28 Sep 2015 – 14:11
Towards a sustainable culture for urban mobility

Development of sustainable urban transport requires a conceptual leap. Keith Taylor, Member of European Parliament Highlights actions that can change current mobility patterns towards sustainability.
It is indeed a watershed year for our path to a …

Sustainable Development Goals: The politics of ‘development’
09 Mar 2015 – 13:46 One Comment
Sustainable Development Goals: The politics of ‘development’

As part of Government Gazette’s extended focus on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, Olivia Arigho Stiles argues that the logic of sustainable development has been co-opted by transnational corporations and fails to tackle the power structures which allow global inequalities to …