• 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 ...

  • Seis meses después del terremoto, más de 300.000 ecuatorianos necesitan vivienda segura

    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: EcuadorAlrededor de 70.000 familias declararon que su vivienda se encuentra con daños irreparables o por colapsar y 40.504 informaron daños recuperables, representando más de 300.000 personas. Análisis de situación Hace seis meses un terremoto masivo de magnitud 7,8 en la escala de ...

  • New York Declaration a ‘once in a lifetime chance’ for refugees

    Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: South Sudan, Uganda, WorldUNHCR’s protection chief says commitments adopted at the UN Summit in New York on 19 September will revolutionize the international community’s engagement with refugees and migrants.UNHCR’s protection chief, Volker Türk, says commitments adopted at UN Summit will revolutionize the international community’s ...

  • 'Roemeen sloeg Visser dood met asbak en vaas'

    Ingrid Visser is doodgeslagen met een zware kristallen asbak en een vaas. Dat heeft hoofdverdachte Juan Cuenca vandaag verklaard in de rechtszaak tegen hem en drie medeverdachten van de moord op de Nederlandse volleybalster en haar partner Lodewijk Severein, in mei 2013.

  • ONU: Propuesta contra uso de paraísos fiscales gana fuerza

    Una propuesta de Ecuador para condenar el uso de paraísos fiscales con el fin de evadir impuestos está ganando fuerza en Naciones Unidas, donde varios exponentes hicieron hincapié el miércoles en la necesidad de que el organismo internacional se ponga a la cabeza de la lucha contra ese fenómeno.