• Indigenous peoples forced to flee armed violence in Colombia's marginalized Chocó region

    Source: ABColombia Country: ColombiaNeo-paramilitary groups threaten and perpetuate violence against rural communities and their leaders, generating forced displacement which intensifies the humanitarian crisis.The Inter-Ethnic Forum, the Indigenous Board and the Dioceses’ of Quibdó, Istmina and Apratadó and many NGOs in Colombia, like ABColombia’s partner, the Inter-Church Commission for Justice and Peace ...

  • One year after earthquake: Rebuilding rural community in Ecuador

    Source: International Fund for Agricultural Development Country: EcuadorThrough the IFAD-supported program, infrastructure has been improved. Smallholder farmers and fishers are organized into groups and connected to suppliers and local outlets.19 April 2017 -- Their house collapsed. And with it, all of their belongings and memories were lost. Fortunately, Manuel Reyes and ...

  • ANDE empieza a dialogar con industriales para buscar paz

    Directivos de la Administración Nacional de Electricidad (ANDE) y representantes de la Unión Industrial Paraguaya (UIP) empezaron a dialogar con miras a buscar una solución que tranquilice el tenso ambiente que se generó tras el aumento que hizo la empresa pública en sus tarifas. De acuerdo con los empresarios, la ...

  • As Colombia emerges from decades of war, migration challenges mount

    Source: Migration Policy Institute Country: ColombiaAs the country enters a post-conflict phase and turns its focus to peace and stability, addressing the main causes of internal displacement and developing effective strategies to improve immigration services will be key. By Dayra Carvajal In December 2016, Colombia formally brought to a close a 52-year civil ...

  • UN Environment to support environmental recovery and peacebuilding in Colombia

    Source: UN Environment Programme Country: ColombiaUNEP will assist Colombia with overcoming the environmental degradation legacy of the internal conflict which lasted for more than 50 years, especially in remote rural areas.Invited by the Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, a UN Environment multi-disciplinary team of experts completed a 12-day mission The team focused ...

  • Nueva tarjeta de crédito Iberia St. Georges Bank

    St. Georges Bank, Iberia y Visa anunciaron hoy la nueva tarjeta de crédito Iberia St. Georges Bank, la cual forma parte del lanzamiento regional en 8 países: Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, República Dominicana, Panamá y Ecuador. Grupo Promerica desea acercar el mundo a través de la nueva ...

  • ICIJ's Panama Papers investigation wins George Polk Award

    The Panama Papers investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has been honoured with a George Polk Award for financial journalism, the Polk awards' sponsor, Long Island University, has announced.The Panama Papers are 11.5 million leaked documents that detail financial and attorney-client information for more than 214,488 offshore entities. ...

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    Le due facce dell’America Latina: dall’Honduras al Cile

    Quello dei mercati esteri si configura come un orizzonte sempre più appetito dalle piccole e medie aziende italiane che, con il passare degli anni, stanno prendendo una certa confidenza con il commercio internazionale. Internazionalizzare, tuttavia, è un processo complesso che porta con sé una serie di scelte delicate prima fra tutte ...

  • UN General Assembly demands immediate end to hostilities in Syria

    Source: UN General Assembly Country: Syrian Arab RepublicIn a resolution adopted today as speakers decried the Security Council’s continued impotence, the GA also demands unconditional humanitarian access and action by all warring parties to protect civilians.GA/11871 GENERAL ASSEMBLY PLENARY SEVENTY-FIRST SESSION, 58TH & 59TH MEETINGS (AM & PM) Exposing deep ...

  • Robust funding critical to ending the pandemic of violence against women and girls

    Source: UN Women Country: WorldUrging governments and international actors to back up agreed international commitments, this year’s “Orange the World” initiative will focus on raising money to end violence against women and girls.UNiTE campaign’s “Orange the World” initiative urges raising money to end violence against women and girls during ...

  • Global landmine casualties at 10-year high in 2015

    Source: International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Cluster Munition Coalition Country: WorldAccording to the Landmine Monitor, 2015 marked a 75% increase from the number of casualties caused by landmines and unexploded ordnance recorded for 2014, while clearance funding keeps declining. Alarm at mine victim rise Landmine report finds global casualties at 10-year high while ...